Workshops, For Kids & Families

Eye-Popping Art!

February School Vacation Week

Monday, February 21, 2011 from 10am - 4pm

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

Eye-Popping Art!

Drop-In Art Activity

Disappearing Drawings | 10 am–1 pm | Atrium

Create your own disappearing drawings and experiment with surprises in color and light.


Shadows around the world | 11 am–noon and 3–4 pm | Atrium

Join artist Jim Napolitano from Nappy's Puppets and discover shadow puppets in different cultures! Nappy's Puppets have been featured on the award-winning PBS show Between the Lions.

Drop-In Art Activity

Shadow Puppets | Noon–3 pm | Atrium

Design your own shadow puppets. Then try them out behind our shadow screen.

Family Gallery Tour

Motion, Mirrors and More: Perspective Tricks in Art
1–1:30 pm | Meet at information desk
Recommended for children ages 5 and up with adult
Tickets available at admissions desk on day of tour

Artists use many tools to make their viewers feel "part of the action." Discover how, on this trip through the Maritime Art galleries.


Puppet Making with Nappy | 1–2 pm | Art Studios
Recommended for children ages 5 and up with adult
Reservations by February 17
Find out how Jim Napolitano makes his puppets. Then create and perform with your own!

Puppet Workshop Sold Out


Part of February School Vacation Week

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