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Mother's Day Festival

Included with museum admission

Sunday, May 13, 2012 from 11am - 4pm

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

Mother's Day Festival

Film

BABIES
11 am and 1:30 pm | Morse Auditorium | For all ages
Reservations by May 11

Babies travels the globe following four children from vastly different corners of the world — Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia, Mari from Japan and Hattie from the United States.

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Mother's Day Brunch

11 am–3 pm | Garden Restaurant
Brunch $38 (children under 12, $15.95) plus tax and gratuity
Includes cost of museum admission
For reservations and information, please call 978-745-9500, ext. 3157

Celebrate Mother's Day with a sumptuous brunch prepared by Hawthorne Catering and served in the Garden Restaurant over-looking PEM's Asian Garden. 

 

Animal Presentation

CURIOUS CREATURES
Noon–1 pm | Atrium | All ages

Come see some amazing live animals with Curious Creatures and hear about how the mothers take care of their babies.

 

Talk

PEACE, CARNATIONS AND "HALLMARK HOLIDAYS"
1 pm |Morse Auditorium | Reservations by May 11
For adults and teens

Bring a mom to this illustrated talk about the surprising origins of the holiday, from its ancient roots to its incarnations in the U.S. as a plea for world peace, a celebration of our female forebears and an occasion for flowers.

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Drop-in Art Activity

FLOWER POUNDING
1–3 pm | Art Studios

Create stunning images of flowers just by pounding them onto paper.
Made possible by American Dental Partners.

 

Docent-led Tour

MOTHERS AND FAMILIES IN ART
2–2:45 pm | Morse Auditorium | Tickets available on day of tour
For adults

In celebration of Mother's Day this docent led gallery tour focuses on art that expresses ideas and emotions related to mothers, families and family relationships.

 

Presentation

BARBARA BOSWORTH ON BOSWORTH
3–4 pm | Morse Auditorium | Reservations by May 11
For adults

Hear our featured artist speak about her work and creative process, what it's like to be the photographer in one's family and some approaches for taking family photos.

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Made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Lowell Institute.

NEA

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