Workshops, For Kids & Families

Disappearing Drawings!

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.


Kaleidoscopes | 1:30–2:30 and 3–4 pm | Art Studios
Recommended for children ages 5 and up with adult
Reservations by February 17
Play with symmetry and color as you assemble your own kaleidoscope
Part of February School Vacation Week

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