ROMANTIC EVENING OF JAZZ MUSIC, SPECIAL TOURS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH
SALEM, MA –– Back by popular demand, the Peabody Essex Museum welcomes the return of Dane Vannatter and His Jazz Quartet, for an evening of ‘Great Songs by the Great Songwriters.’ Enjoy the music of Duke Ellington, Ira Gershwin, and Cole Porter in the museum’s soaring glass atrium. Dance with your sweetheart under the stars and partake in our unique Valentine’s Day refreshments at the cash bar.
Before the concert and during admission, PEM invites visitors on a 15 minute ‘Art of Love’ gallery tour to discover artworks of tender affection on display in our American Art Galleries. Learn about the courtship and marriage of 19th-century author Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife, painter Sophia Peabody as told through her intimate works on canvas.
SATURDAY | FEBRUARY 13, 2010
Members: $20 | Nonmembers: $25
7:30 PM –– ‘Art of Love’ Gallery Tour
8:00 PM –– Great Songs by Great Song Writers, Dane Vannatter and His Jazz Quartet
Reservations online: www.pem.org/calendar OR 978-745-9500 X3011
About the Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum presents art and culture from New England and around the world. The museum's collections are among the finest of their kind, showcasing an unrivaled spectrum of American art and architecture (including four National Historic Landmark buildings) and outstanding Asian, Asian Export, Native American, African, Oceanic, Maritime and Photography collections. In addition to its vast collections, the museum offers a vibrant schedule of changing exhibitions and a hands-on education center. The museum campus features numerous parks, period gardens and 22 historic properties, including Yin Yu Tang, a 200-year-old house that is the only example of Chinese domestic architecture on display in the United States.
HOURS: Open Tuesday-Sunday and holiday Mondays, 10 am-5 pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
ADMISSION: Adults $15; seniors $13; students $11. Additional admission to Yin Yu Tang: $5. Members, youth 16 and under and residents of Salem enjoy free general admission and free admission to Yin Yu Tang.INFO: Call 866-745-1876 or visit our Web site at www.pem.org.