Hands-on History

Each weekend this summer we invite young (and young at heart!) guests to explore different elements of colonial life through hands-on activities. These drop-in programs will run during regular hours of operation on Saturdays and Sundays and are free with the purchase of admission. The different activities will be scheduled on an eight-week cycle from … Continue reading Hands-on History

Rainbow Sponge Posters at the PEM

Every Saturday and Sunday in June from 1-3pm except Sunday, June 19th Included with admission Happy Pride Month! Pride is all about being yourself, showing off your colors, and supporting the LGBTQ+ community. Grab your sponges and your paint to join us as we create beautiful rainbow posters to celebrate pride month. Location: Create Space

‘Psychomanteum’ at Old Town Hall

Open your mind and enter the Psychomanteum; a unique experiential installation that explores the psyche. Intertwining mythological practices, psychological techniques, and physiological responses, the Psychomanteum allows participants to interact with the specters residing in their conscious and subconscious.

Culture House

The City of Salem and CultureHouse have partnered to open a three-month-long community arts and culture pop-up hosted at Old Town Hall in Downtown Salem. CultureHouse Salem transforms the historic structure into a vibrant, connected, and accessible destination that supports local creatives. The short-term goal of this project is to activate this underused community resource … Continue reading Culture House

My Journey to Morocco

Indra Persad Milowe is a Trinidad born visual artist living and working in Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Her art brings to life many of her childhood memories of growing up in Trinidad in the 1950’s and 1960’s. My interest is in nature, still life and design. I adored my St. Augustine Girls High School art teacher, … Continue reading My Journey to Morocco