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A Passion for American Art: Selections from the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Collection

Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

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A Passion for American Art: Selections from the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Collection

Carolyn and Peter Lynch shared an extraordinary life together, traveling widely and exploring American art and culture for almost half a century.

Carolyn and Peter Lynch shared an extraordinary life together, traveling widely and exploring American art and culture for almost half a century. Their intellectual curiosity and love of people, nature and the places they chose to call home were the primary catalysts for their passionate collecting. The couple were active participants in the groundswell of interest in collecting American art that followed the bicentennial in 1976 and assembled a diversified collection of American paintings,

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ADMISSION INFO

Free with admission to museum.

Adults $20, seniors (65 and over) $18, students (with ID) $12, Youth (16 and under) and Salem, Mass. residents (with ID) admitted free*. (*Does not apply to youth in student/tour groups.)

People who live and work in Salem admitted free Tuesday through Friday, 10 am–5 pm. Please present an ID, business card, recent pay stub or acceptable employer verification at the admissions desk. Not valid on holiday Mondays or for Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House. Members admitted free to all sites and special exhibitions.

PEM is pleased to participate in the EBT Card to Culture program, which provides free admission for two to EBT cardholders from Massachusetts; All active-duty, National Guard, and Reserve military personnel receive year-round complimentary general admission.

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LOCATION

Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970

PARKING INFO

To park, you may use the parking garage on New Liberty Street. In addition, there is a municipal parking lot on nearby St. Peter Street, and a smaller garage on Derby Street, at the corner of Hawthorne Boulevard and Derby Street, three blocks from the museum. Limited on-street parking is available around Salem Common and at two-hour meters.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

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    • Wheelchair Access

All public areas of the museum are accessible to wheelchairs; the historic houses are not. Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House offers limited wheelchair accessibility. A representative at the information

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