All posts by Caryn M. Boehm

Caryn M. Boehm

Caryn M. Boehm

As a Creative Engagement Producer, Caryn develops and manages innovative programs for PEM audiences. She has a background in theatre, and has worked as a stage manager and production manager for a number of theatre and opera companies in the Boston area and beyond. She manages @peabodyessex on Instagram, and can also be found as @carynmb.

Left: Victoria oversees a staging rehearsal with baritone Matthew Worth, 11-year-old actor Annabelle Howard, and pianist Stephen Scarlato. Right: The same scene during tech rehearsal, transformed by lighting designer Mary Ellen, assistant lighting designer Colin Scott, scenic designer Courtney Nelson, and costume designer Nina Bova.

Behind the Scenes with Encounters Ensemble

Here at PEM, I’m an Executive Assistant in marketing, a job that entails wearing many hats: scheduling, PR, and contributing to social media (I manage @peabodyessex on Instagram). Recently, I’ve …

The Getty's Audrey Chan and Kelly Williams strike a #MusePose duet! Sculpture: Air, designed 1938, cast 1962, Aristide Maillol. Lead, 94 in. long. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005.113.1 - More HERE.

Life Imitates Art with #MusePose

Our friends at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles are kicking off 2015 with a new hashtag, and they’re inviting other museums to join in on the fun. With #MusePose, …

Meet Jimi and Janis, two retired From Here to Ear rockstars.

Retired rock stars

When flipping through the comment book for Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s from here to ear, you’ll come across a lot of love for the Zebra finches. With their squeaky toy peeps and …


All in the family

I grew up loving museums and my dad is a museum curator, so it wasn’t a stretch for me to jump from working in theatre to the museum industry when …


Q&A with Google’s Piotr Adamczyk

Where in the world is PEM’s staff today? Well, a group of them have popped down to Baltimore, MD to attend the 2014 Museums and the Web conference. Ed Rodley, …

Photo by Binita Patel. © Peabody Essex Museum 2013

PEM goes Bollywood

East meets West Coast this Saturday night when the Avanti and Airstream of California Design are joined in the Atrium by DJs spinning the latest Bollywood, Bhangra and remixed music. …


From collection to confection

I recently came across this article on about a fundraising initiative created by Britain’s Art Fund. With Edible Masterpieces, the Art Fund sets forth a challenge to recreate works …

I wish I had this much space in my apartment for books.

Novel Ideas

For the last week, I’ve been holding off on starting a new book. This is not easy for me, as there is usually a stack of waiting-to-be-read novels calling to …


Nina Siegal brings Rembrandt to life

If you are like many of the bookworms on our staff who are itching for a new read after having devoured Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, then you are going to …