PEM/PM Bollywood Night

Taking a nod from our successful Bollywood dance party series, PEM/PM presents Bollywood Night! Featuring the latest Bollywood hits and remixes with DJ Yogi, henna tattoos, custom cocktails, dance performances and more.

Cash bar, special small plates menu from the Hawthorne Hotel.

FREE for members, college students, and Salem residents (with ID), nonmembers $12.

Pride PEM/PM After Hours Party

Join North Shore Pride at the Peabody Essex Museum for a special Pride edition of the PEM at PM After-Hours parties!

Dance the night away to beats by DJ Andrea Stamas, rock out with the all-female Queen tribute band Gunpowder Gelatine, sip on specialty cocktails, make a custom Pride button, and much more in celebration of the LGBTQ community. The entire museum will be open to explore, and there will be a cash bar and small plates menu available from the Hawthorne Hotel.

Members, college students and Salem residents (with ID) free, nonmembers $12.

High Life: A 1920’s Bash PEM/PM After Hours Party

Join us for a roaring ’20s bash featuring music by the Wolverine Jazz Band, swing dance performances and tutorials with the Boston Lindy Bomb Squad, period cocktails and a tasting with Deacon Giles Distillery, Art Deco inspired crafts, vintage displays and more! Co-organized with The Greater Boston Vintage Society.

Members, college students and Salem residents (with ID) free, nonmembers $12.

Artopia PEM/PM After Hours Party

Enjoy a night of music with Qwill, participate in the Tidal Shift community art-making workshop with the Salem Public Space Project, watch artists create murals and much more as we celebrate the local arts scene. Co-organized with Salem Arts Festival and Creative Salem.

Members, college students and Salem residents (with ID) free, nonmembers $12

ALL NIGHT LONG
6-9 pm
Artist Demo | Atrium
Salem artists and Artist Row Mural Slam participants Miguel Cruz, Scott Froeschl, Emily Larsen and Genevieve Byrne create murals live in the Atrium.

Art Making | Studio 1, Create Space
Tidal Shift community art project by the Salem Public Space Project.

DJ & Live Music| Atrium
Qwill returns to PEM/PM to liven up the night. Enjoy his DJ sounds from 6-8pm and band performance from 8-9pm.

Library Mashup | Atrium
The Phillips Library and Salem Athenaeum have teamed up for one night only! Check out amphibian materials and shell sketches from their collections, and vote for your favorite historical sea monster.

Salem Sound Coastwatch | Atrium
Learn about local efforts to better the marine environment.

Salem Spirits | Atrium
Get a taste of local spirits and brews! Co-presented with the Salem Spirits Trolley.

Sit & Sketch | Various Galleries
Join History Alive and the Salem Arts Association for sketch sessions throughout the museum.

Student Art Display | Atrium
Beverly High School’s finest return to showcase artwork inspired by PEM exhibitions.

Treats & Eats | Atrium
Enjoy delicious bites prepared by the Hawthorne Hotel. ($7-$10 per plate).

7-8 pm
Feast Meetup | PEM Connect Space
Sample delectable bites and learn more about Feast, a cookbook club founded by Salem foodie Jess Brand.

Hoop It Up: PEM/PM After Hours Party

Pump up the jam! Kick off another year of PEM/PM with a night of ’90s throwbacks spun by DJ Cito, custom cocktails, designer sneaker collections from the Sneaker Museum and Legend Boutique, and a spectacular slam dunk performance by Team Flight Brothers. Members, college students, and Salem residents (with ID) free, non-members $12.

ENTIRE MUSEUM IS OPEN | CASH BAR

ALL NIGHT LONG
6-9 pm
Arcade Basketball | Atrium
Channel your inner Michael Jordan and be the one to beat in this classic arcade game.

Art Making | Studio 1, Create Space
Create your own DIY slap bracelet–that’s right, slap bracelets are making a comeback (while supplies last).

DJ | Atrium
DJ Cito returns to PEM/PM to play the greatest dance hits of the ‘90s. Jock Jams, anyone?

Photo Booth | Atrium
Remember this nostalgic night with a photo. Try on some of our accessories for added style!

Sneaker Expo | Atrium
The Sneaker Museum and Legend Boutique are busting out their best pairs of sneakers from the vault to display for one night only. Sneakerheads, rejoice!

Throwback Treats & Eats | Atrium
Grab a bite from our Atrium cafe. Our menu includes bagel pizzas (caramelized onion or pepperoni), broccoli and cheese hot pockets, Slam-Dunkaroos (funfetti dip and cookies), and more!

7:30-8:30 pm
Slam Dunk Contest & Exhibition | Atrium
Team Flight Brothers are ready to knock your socks AND sneakers off with their all-star, professional dunkers. Who’s the best? You decide!

PEM/PM – Shoe-volution

Put one foot in front of the other as you make your way to PEM for a celebration of shoes! Learn cool ways to lace your shoes, design and make your own shoes and see some of the more ridiculous and extreme pairs ever conceived by fashion.

Cash bar by Hawthorne Hotel

Supporter – Lowell Institute
Print Partner – The Scarlet Letter Press and Gallery
In-Kind Media Partner – 90.9 WBUR
Media Partner – Creative Salem

 

ABOUT PEM/PEM
PEM’s after-hours parties — with music and dance performances, food tastings, lectures and art-making stations — kicked off in the Asian Garden the summer of 2011 and have grown in popularity ever since. On the third Thursday of each month, activities have included a celebration of romance in PEM’s Chinese House, dancing with Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and lessons in Indian cooking techniques.

Signals: PEM/PM After Hours Party

Explore artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse’s contributions to the world as you design Morse code jewelry, create a mini-camera obscura and decode telegrams. Enjoy custom drinks and live music. Made possible in part by the Lowell Institute. 

Members, college students and Salem residents (with ID) free, nonmembers $12

PEM/PM – Moon Landing

Neil Armstrong can sit this one out. Come celebrate the moon for a tantalizing night of lunar festivities. Listen in on discussions about the importance of the moon, hear from exhibition artists and interact with minerals found on the moon. From the race to make a base on the moon to cheese and werewolves, this lunar celebration is sure to be out of this world!

Cash bar by Hawthorne Hotel

Supporter – Lowell Institute
Print Partner – The Scarlet Letter Press and Gallery
In-Kind Media Partner – 90.9 WBUR
Media Partner – Creative Salem

 

ABOUT PEM/PEM
PEM’s after-hours parties — with music and dance performances, food tastings, lectures and art-making stations — kicked off in the Asian Garden the summer of 2011 and have grown in popularity ever since. On the third Thursday of each month, activities have included a celebration of romance in PEM’s Chinese House, dancing with Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and lessons in Indian cooking techniques.

PEM/PM – End-of-Summer Blues

Everyone gets the blues toward the end of summer, but PEM is here to help you celebrate! Enjoy local blues bands, lawn games and backyard BBQ food while enjoying a selection of beer. Be a part of the music with instrument making and blue jean art workshops and end the summer with a bash.

Cash bar by Hawthorne Hotel

Supporter – Lowell Institute
Print Partner – The Scarlet Letter Press and Gallery
In-Kind Media Partner – 90.9 WBUR
Media Partner – Creative Salem

 

ABOUT PEM/PEM
PEM’s after-hours parties — with music and dance performances, food tastings, lectures and art-making stations — kicked off in the Asian Garden the summer of 2011 and have grown in popularity ever since. On the third Thursday of each month, activities have included a celebration of romance in PEM’s Chinese House, dancing with Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and lessons in Indian cooking techniques.

PEM/PM – Summer Breeze

Head inland to PEM and discover plein-air paintings by area artists while exploring American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals. Taste local seafood, enjoy watercolor painting workshops, listen to live music and be fascinated by a presentation from staff at the Shoals Marine Lab.

Cash bar by Hawthorne Hotel

Supporter – Lowell Institute
Print Partner – The Scarlet Letter Press and Gallery
In-Kind Media Partner – 90.9 WBUR
Media Partner – Creative Salem

 

ABOUT PEM/PEM
PEM’s after-hours parties — with music and dance performances, food tastings, lectures and art-making stations — kicked off in the Asian Garden the summer of 2011 and have grown in popularity ever since. On the third Thursday of each month, activities have included a celebration of romance in PEM’s Chinese House, dancing with Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and lessons in Indian cooking techniques.

PEM/PM – Jigsaw

Explore the worlds of puzzle and patterns. Join in a large-scale puzzle hunt,  enjoy laser cutting and DIY puzzle workshops, create your own fractals and much more. There’s nothing puzzling about this party!

Cash bar by Hawthorne Hotel

Supporter – Lowell Institute
Print Partner – The Scarlet Letter Press and Gallery
In-Kind Media Partner – 90.9 WBUR
Media Partner – Creative Salem

 

ABOUT PEM/PEM
PEM’s after-hours parties — with music and dance performances, food tastings, lectures and art-making stations — kicked off in the Asian Garden the summer of 2011 and have grown in popularity ever since. On the third Thursday of each month, activities have included a celebration of romance in PEM’s Chinese House, dancing with Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and lessons in Indian cooking techniques.

PEM/PM – ’30s on Film

We're getting inspired by Thomas Hart Benton's time in Hollywood!
Spend an evening appreciating 1930s Hollywood film and culture with screenings of American classics, cocktail tutorials, gourmet popcorn recipes and more.

 

Cash bar by Hawthorne Hotel.

Supporter – Lowell Institute
Print Partner – The Scarlet Letter Press
Media Partner – Creative Salem

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