All posts tagged Karina Corrigan

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Island reflection

Every year, around the end of October, Salem-ites struggle with what to do with ourselves. Spooky festivities, at this point, have lasted weeks, and we’re anxious for November to begin …

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A thing for porcelain

At the beginning of the millennium, I was wintering on Nantucket in a rented historic house near the harbor, where I could hear the low foghorn cut through the mist …

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Cool chintz

As the mercury has inched up on the thermometer in recent weeks, my wardrobe has consisted almost exclusively of breezy cotton garments. Not only are they cool to wear, but …

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A fellow’s perspective

The first time I heard of PEM was actually at the Hong Kong Museum of Art during an exhibit of China Trade Paintings several years back.   I was traveling around …

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Saying the V-word

Quite a few of our staff are gearing up for several days in New York as we are providing the loan exhibition at this year’s Winter Antiques Show, happening January 24-February …

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Catching up with Femke

We recently caught up with Femke Diercks, a former PEM intern, who first came to us from The Netherlands in 2005. Continuing a relationship with Salem and the museum all …

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Ask a curator

Though we did not participate in last week’s #AskACurator Twitter happening, we have been inspired to float one question from the Tweet-up to each of our curators. We had plenty …