Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street | Salem, MA 01970

(978) 745-9500

www.pem.org

jennifer_close@pem.org

1.8 million works a€” many of them the first to be collected in this country a offer experiences unique among American art museums. At PEM, our goal is not to hang art on the walls and then tell you what to think. Deep and far ranging, the collection opens windows onto how people live, work and celebrate. Here, you can explore art and the world in which it is made a€” revealing and comparing concepts of creativity, individuality, community, tradition, spirituality and even emotion. And the connections you make, because of your own experiences, inspire a journey as important as the artworks themselves.

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