Workshops, For Kids & Families
February School Vacation Week
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 10am - 4pm
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
Artist Demonstrations and Drop-In Art Activities
Eye-Popping Paper Art! | 10:30 am–12:30 pm and 1–3 pm | Atrium
Book signing 3–3:30 pm
Meet Salem author and illustrator Giles Laroche, who creates 3-D illustrations through intricately cut and layered paper. See some of his original work, and try out his techniques. Add your creation to the collaborative 3-D mural.
Drop-In Art Activity
Disappearing Drawings | 11 am–3 pm | Atrium
Create your own disappearing drawings and experiment with surprises in color and light.
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.