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PEM in Cuba

Earlier this month, we traveled to Cuba with a group of PEM friends and supporters. Our journey was initially inspired by the sculptures we commissioned from Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Our …

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and Neil Leonard in Cuba during a trip to research the PEM exhibition. Courtesy photo.

Collaborators in every sense of the word

Inspired by Cuba and the history of the sugar trade, Alchemy of the Soul is a multimedia and multisensory installation that is a collaboration by Neil Leonard and Maria Magdalena …

Kimon Kirk photo by Liz Linder

Music lounge at the Imagine Gala

  PEM Imagine Gala goers are in for a music performance to remember.  Boston-based producer and musician Kimon Kirk conceptualized a music lounge experience complete with the musical prowess of …

Left: Victoria oversees a staging rehearsal with baritone Matthew Worth, 11-year-old actor Annabelle Howard, and pianist Stephen Scarlato. Right: The same scene during tech rehearsal, transformed by lighting designer Mary Ellen, assistant lighting designer Colin Scott, scenic designer Courtney Nelson, and costume designer Nina Bova.

Behind the Scenes with Encounters Ensemble

Here at PEM, I’m an Executive Assistant in marketing, a job that entails wearing many hats: scheduling, PR, and contributing to social media (I manage @peabodyessex on Instagram). Recently, I’ve …

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Matt Aucoin was here

On May 25 young classical musicians from Boston and beyond turned up to kick off our new music initiative, headed by Matt Aucoin. The young maestro led a group of …

Matthew Aucoin

Who is Matt Aucoin?

As of late, PEM has hired several curators. But only this once has the museum hired a composer, and despite our new maestro’s youth, he is quite accomplished. A 2012 …