Thursday, January 28, 2010

Iris after Dark!

Closing weekend of Iris Apfel exhibition, PEM stays open late with music, film, cocktails and shopping

Friday, February 5th | 6:30 – 9:30 PM

Admission $10 | FREE to Salem residents & Museum Members

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) celebrates the closing weekend of Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent Iris Apfel in style with extended hours, music, film, outrageous shopping and suitably elegant refreshments. One of PEM’s most successful exhibitions ever — nearly 50,000 visitors since mid-October­­­ ­— Rare Bird of Fashion closes to the public on Sunday, February 7th after an exceptional run at the Museum.

See what the critics have been saying about Rare Bird Of Fashion:

"Experimental, challenging, fun" ––The Boston Globe

"Not since The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe has a closet held such magic" ––Boston Herald

"If the body is a canvas, then Apfel has long been painting in broad, bold strokes with every color on the palette" ––Stuff Magazine

"Geriatric glamazon, muse to millions" ––Bust Magazine

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