All posts tagged East India Marine Society

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Conservator behind the scenes

By: Maria João Petsica Chinese export pieces that feature the black lacquer and gold decoration are commonly designated as Canton lacquer in a clear association with the place from whence …

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A grand charity concert

With the establishment of PEM’s music initiative in 2013 and the naming of Matthew Aucoin as Composer-in-Residence,the museum continues a long established history with the performing arts that back to …

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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 …

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19th century experiences

Editor’s Note: Take a trip back to where PEM began with curatorial scholar George Schwartz on Tuesday, October 6 from 12 – 1 pm in Morse Auditorium.   Reflecting on a …

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If you were to wake up one morning and say to yourself “I think I’ll start a museum,” how would you go about forming a collection to display and what …