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Groundroot at John Ward House

Peeling back the layers

Exploring the dark and chilly rooms of PEM’s John Ward House is like going into a secret world where only a few lucky ones hold the key. As they peel …

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Aloha Hōkūle‘a

The Hōkūle‘a (“Star of Gladness”), Hawai’i’s famous voyaging canoe, recently left Salem, after porting here for a couple of days. Fueled by a passion for sharing a message about Mālama …

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Celia’s Salon

The Salem Athenæum’s current exhibit, Celia’s Salon is about Celia Thaxter’s informal arts colony on Appledore Island, ten miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  The exhibit displays books …

Ceramic ornamentation in the Alhambra (Splendors of Islam)

Intersections and Divergences

by Jessica Jones Inspired by the exhibit Intersections, the current Philips Library reading room display highlights materials in the library’s collection that reflect on Anila Quayyum Agha’s installation at the …

An exemplary combination of new fashion trends and Native style in the Native Fashion Now exhibition.

Apropos of appropriation

By Sandy Sheckman As a tour guide with a few years under my belt, I have had the opportunity to listen to Karen Kramer, curator of Native American and Oceanic …

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Celebrating a Native movement

By Jessica Metcalfe I think it’s fair to say that, when we look at Native fashion, we are experiencing an ‘Indigenous spring’ moment: for lack of a better phrase, it’s …

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Building our Native American program

For those of us who have worked closely over the years with the amazing visiting museum professionals and students in our Native American Fellows program, we are thrilled with the …

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Morris on!

Morris dancing. Where to begin? When I describe this English folk dance to some friends, acquaintances and absolute strangers, I am often met with puzzled looks. It is an ancient …

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Experimental theater

By Brandon Quach, PR Intern The intricacies and wonder of theater and stage production can be intimidating for some. With so much content out in the world, how does someone …