All posts tagged Ed Rodley

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Studio boat makes waves

It’s rare that the work that we put into a temporary exhibition has a lifespan beyond the project it was conceived for. In my 25-plus years of making exhibitions, I …

Rum bottle, before 1830, B.W. Stone Distillery, Charter Street, Salem, Massachusetts, glass, Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Kathy Tarantola/PEM

Collected Alchemy

“With Alchemy of the Soul, Elixir for the Spirits, we breathe the scents, we hear the echoes, we see visions of Cuba past and present.” The latest exhibition to open …

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Ghost hunting in Cuba with Magda

Traveling with an artist means that every experience, every encounter is potential grist for their creative mill. And when that artist is Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons (Magda), and you’re accompanying her …

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Museum Hack interviews Ed

Museum Hack aims to reinvent museum engagement with their “unconventional” museum tours that include yoga breaks, games and stories. They take what they learn and consult for some of the …

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Telling tribal stories

Having a camera follow your every move can be a bit intimidating. In the beginning, you find yourself incredibly self-conscious of your body, your every movement, angle and pose. Over …

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Working in the past

For Hidden in Plain Sight: The Furniture of Nathaniel Gould,  opening this Fall, we want to not only feature the fine furniture made in Gould’s shop, but also share some …

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Telling stories

One of the highlights of my time at the American Alliance of Museums 2014 conference was the storytelling panel that Seattle-based exhibit planner Judy Rand and I organized. AAM included …

a edit-a-thon in São Paulo, Brazil aimed at creating and improving articles relating to feminism, women rights and notable women.

Join our Edit-a-thon

This Saturday we’re holding an all day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. In addition to all of PEM’s activities around this weekend’s Massachusetts Poetry Festival, we’ll be doing a bit of writing ourselves, …

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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, …