Peabody Essex Museum

The mission of the Peabody Essex Museum is to celebrate outstanding artistic and cultural creativity by collecting, stewarding and interpreting objects of art and culture in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, engage the mind and stimulate the senses.

ArtLink, PEM’s youth and community partnership program, is a fully subsidized out-of-school learning program for youth in grades K-12. Partnering with North Shore afterschool and youth program providers, the program offers a series of gallery and exhibition tours as well as related hands-on fine art projects. These out-of-school learning experiences typically last 90 minutes and are offered...

Contact: Kameko Branchaud Phone: (978)542-1546 Email:

This fun, interactive program with books, movement, music, art and hands-on activities is designed specifically for preschoolers and their caregivers. Meets Wednesdays from 10:30am - 11:30 am. No reservations required.

Contact: Caryn Boehm Phone: 978-745-9500 Email:

Story Trails is a program for 5-8 year olds and their adult caregivers that occurs one Sunday each month. Each program begins with a story reading connected to the Art & Nature Center or special exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum, followed by a related art activity.

Free with museum admission. Ticket required. Meet at information desk.

Contact: Christina Moscat Phone: 978-542-1576 Email: