All posts by Eric Wolin

Eric Wolin

Eric Wolin

From installing a monumental contemporary Indian painting to storing a Hawaiian fish hook, Eric Wolin - Head of Collection Management - guides the way PEM's kaleidoscopic collection is handled, accessed and stored. Eric enjoys traveling to faraway places as much as the recesses of a quiet PEM storage facility.

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Unpacking mannequins

Installing a changing exhibition at PEM is a big process. It often involves couriers from other museums bringing artwork to Salem.  These couriers are surrogates, charged with fulfilling precisely outlined …

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Postcard from Tokyo

PEM is lending a group of approximately 300 objects to the Edo-Tokyo museum, all of which were collected by Edward Sylvester Morse during a series of visits to Japan in …