Salem Weekend at a Glance: May 7-9, 2021

May 6, 2021

Friday, May 7 all-day Salem State Spring Dance Festival Spend some time at Salem State’s Spring Dance Film Festival, featuring work by Salem State dance…

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“Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks” at the Peabody Essex Museum

April 6, 2021

The subject of shipwrecks has long held broad fascination among artists and the public alike. Through this new series of dramatic depictions of historic shipwrecks,…

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Salem, Massachusetts Awakens this Spring with Seasonal Reopenings & Outdoor Dining

March 30, 2021

After a long tough winter due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many restaurants and businesses in Salem, Massachusetts will reopen their doors for the season on…

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Drop-in Art Making

March 15, 2021

Create a collaborative drawing inspired by National Scribble Day. Work with a family member to create an original scribble in this drop-in art activity created…

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Now What?: Coronavirus and Collective Action

March 15, 2021

Friday, March 26, 2021 at 7 pm Join us for our latest virtual series as guest speakers emphasize the collective actions we need to take…

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PEM Dialogues with Sarah Lewis

March 15, 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 5 pm Join us for PEM Dialogues with Sarah Lewis on Tuesday, March 23, at 5 pm (EST). Sarah Lewis,…

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Give Voice: Poetry in Response to The Salem Witch Trials 1692

March 15, 2021

Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 7 pm Suggested donation: $10 Salem Athenaeum members; $15 nonmembers The Salem Witch Trials remain a source of fascination and…

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Create Night

March 9, 2021

Grab a beverage, invite a friend and join us in real time from the comfort of your home! Join artist Mesma Belsaré for an evening…

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Spring in Salem, MA

March 10, 2021

Spring into your next visit to Salem, Massachusetts with family fun at our museums and attractions, new art exhibitions, outdoor walking tours, and so much…

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Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor

February 22, 2021

The past 50 years have seen an extraordinary resurgence in Osprey numbers globally—from the Chesapeake to Scotland and from Finland to Massachusetts. Alan Poole, associate…

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Virtual Screening of “Calendar Girl”

February 22, 2021

Film available to view March 1–14 | $10 In honor of the exhibition Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion, Salem Film Fest and PEM are…

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Create a Poseable Polar Bear

February 22, 2021

Create a poseable polar bear puppet to celebrate National Polar Bear Day in this drop-in art activity created by PEM’s education team. New activities debut…

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Giving Tuesday in Salem, Massachusetts

November 29, 2020

Giving Tuesday is here and we’re sharing ways you can give back to local nonprofits in Salem, Massachusetts! Salem is home to numerous museums and…

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“Salem Stories” Exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum

August 17, 2020

Organized by the architecture of the alphabet, Salem Stories presents 26 vignettes about the people, places and events that made Salem, Massachusetts, the city it…

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Salem, Massachusetts Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom Meetings

April 10, 2020

Add a little “Salem” to your next Zoom meeting with these backgrounds! Just save the photos and upload them as a virtual background for your…

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5 Reasons to Visit Salem in 2020

January 9, 2020

There is more to see and do in Salem than ever before! Find inspiration for your next trip to Salem this year below and discover…

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