All posts tagged Lynda Roscoe Hartigan

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Exhibition spotlight: WOW

As the exhibition title suggests, expect to say the same word repeatedly as you make your way through the galleries, spoken in admiration and complete disbelief. “WOW” is definitely right. …

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A passionate collector

When Deputy Director Lynda Roscoe Hartigan was arranging to bring Shoes: Pleasure and Pain to PEM from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, she knew she would find a way to …

Brian White, Island Bride (detail), 2002. Steel, seashell composition marine epoxy, paint, jute, other materials. Peabody Essex Museum. Museum purchase. 2007 Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Mark Sexton. On view at art gallery, Level 2.

What speaks to me

This piece first appeared in Connections, PEM’s member magazine, and is part of a series where our curators are asked to tell about a piece in the collection that intrigues …

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PEM in NYC

As you walk through the museum galleries this week, you probably noticed the circular dots that have appeared on gallery walls, platforms and exhibition cases.  What exactly are these “thought …

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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 …