April School Vacation Week - Sounding Off: Explore art and movement through the work of Nick Cave

    Tue, Apr 16 - Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Times: 10am to 5pm Daily

    Venue: Peabody Essex Museum

    East India Square, Salem, MA 01970

    Contact:

    Jennifer Close

    jennifer_close@pem.org

    978-745-9500

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    Tuesday, April 16 Drop-In Activity: Channeling Nick Cave | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Sketch a Soundsuit and then use a variety of fun materials to contribute to a life-sized one using Nick Cave for inspiration. Drop-In Activity: Kaleidoscope Wallpaper | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Check out the colorful patterned wallpaper created by Nick Cave. Then use paper cutouts to make your own kaleidoscopic wallpaper to take home. Drop-In Activity: MaKey MaKey | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Try out this cool invention that turns everyday objects like bananas and Play-doh into musical instruments. Studio Discovery: Crafty Costumes | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Bartlett Gallery Create Nick Cave-inspired costumes with our unique selection of materials and help from Monkey House Dance Company. Performance Workshop: Find Your Grove | 11 am and 2 pm | Atrium Join an interactive performance by Urbanity Dance. Gallery Tour: Gallery Gallop | 11:30am - noon | Meet at information desk| For families with children ages 5 and up | Tickets available day of program Learn how to dance to artwork on this one-of-a-kind family tour. Wednesday, April 17 Drop-In Activity: Channeling Nick Cave | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Sketch a Soundsuit and then use a variety of fun materials to contribute to a life-sized one using Nick Cave for inspiration. Drop-In Activity: Kaleidoscope Wallpaper | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Check out the colorful patterned wallpaper created by Nick Cave. Then use paper cutouts to make your own kaleidoscopic wallpaper to take home. Drop-In Activity: MaKey MaKey | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Try out this cool invention that turns everyday objects like bananas and Play-doh into musical instruments. PEM Pals: Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp | 10:30 am | Bartlett Gallery Come hear Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp by Carol Diggory Shields, then stick around for a fun craft activity Gallery Tour: Gallery Gallop | 11:30am - noon | Meet at information desk | For families with children ages 5 and up | Tickets available day of program Learn how to dance to artwork on this one-of-a-kind family tour. Studio Discovery: One Man Band | Noon - 3 pm | Bartlett Gallery Meet Ramblin' Dan and his unique "sound" suit, then stick around to make your own music machine with an array of colorful materials. Thursday, April 18 Drop-In Activity: Channeling Nick Cave | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Sketch a Soundsuit and then use a variety of fun materials to contribute to a life-sized one using Nick Cave for inspiration. Drop-In Activity: Kaleidoscope Wallpaper | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Check out the colorful patterned wallpaper created by Nick Cave. Then use paper cutouts to make your own kaleidoscopic wallpaper to take home. Drop-In Activity: MaKey MaKey | 10 am - 4 pm | Atrium Try out this cool invention that turns everyday objects like bananas and Play-doh into musical instruments. Gallery Tour: Gallery Gallop | 11:30am - noon | Meet at information desk | For families with children ages 5 and up | Tickets available day of program Learn how to dance to artwork on this one-of-a-kind family tour. Performance Workshop: Activating Objects with Dance | 1 - 3 pm | Atrium Monkey House shows us how to activate everyday objects with dance. Drop-In Activity: Essex Street Clowning Parade | 3 pm | Meet outside front entrance Everyone is welcome to take part in our big parade. Wear the costume you created earlier in the week or bring something from home

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