For Kids & Families

School Vacation Week

Sounding Off: Explore art and movement through the work of Nick Cave

Included with museum admission

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10am

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

School Vacation Week

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.


Kaleidoscope Wallpaper

Check out the colorful patterned wallpaper created by Nick Cave. Then use paper cutouts to make your own kaleidoscopic wallpaper to take home.


MaKey MaKey
10 am-4 pm | Atrium

Try out this cool invention that turns everyday objects like bananas and Play-doh into musical instruments.


Crafty Costumes
10:30 am-12:30 pm and 1:30-3:30 pm | Bartlett Gallery

Create Nick Cave-inspired costumes with our unique selection of materials and help from Monkey House Dance Company.


Find Your Groove
11 am and 2 pm | Atrium

Join an interactive performance by Urbanity Dance.


Gallery Gallop
11:30 am-noon | meet at information desk
For families with children ages 5 and up
Tickets available at information desk on day of tour

Learn how to dance to the artwork on this one-of-a-kind family tour.



School Vacation Week is a 3 day event happening Tuesday, April 16, Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18, 2013.


Made possible by the Lowell Institute



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