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Bon Voyage! PEM/PM After Hours Party
May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree - $12
Embark on a new adventure and help celebrate the Peabody Essex Museum’s latest exhibition Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style! Enjoy drinks on a deck chair, play a game of shuffleboard or ring toss, watch live entertainment throughout the galleries and feast on a decadent selection of French fare.
Members, college students and Salem residents (with ID) free, nonmembers $12. See full schedule of events below:
ENTIRE MUSEUM IS OPEN | CASH BAR
ALL NIGHT LONG
Art Making | Studio 1, Create Space
Honoring the Fancy Hat Parade tradition, create your own “fancy” headpiece using everyday materials with Linda Joy Mullen of Grace & Diggs.
Exhibition Sneak Peek
Tour the Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style exhibition before it opens to the public!
French Fare & Specialty Cocktails | Atrium
Taking a nod from life aboard an ocean liner, enjoy delicious bites prepared by the Hawthorne Hotel. ($7-$10 per plate).
Specialty cocktails ($9 each).
Shuffleboard & Ring Toss | Atrium
Enjoy some deck entertainment with a game of shuffleboard or ring toss.
Steamship Ephemera | Atrium
Get a closer look at steamship ephemera from our collection with staff from the Phillips Library.
DJ | Atrium
DJ spinning beats to keep the Atrium rocking.
6:30 & 7:30 pm
Jazz Lounge | Ocean Liners Exhibition, Level 3
Enjoy 15-minute acts by singer Alyssa G. A. Conary, pianist Jack Senier and guitarist John Hicks.
Dance Lessons | East India Marine Hall, Level 2
Join Karen Batchelder, of Karen’s Ballroom Dance & Fitness, as she teaches you some basic ballroom techniques including the Waltz and the Tango.
Balloon Dance featuring D’Andrew | Atrium
A tradition on Cunard ships from the 1920s through the 1960s, put on your dancing shoes as local favorite Dandrew takes the stage!