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Empresses of China's Forbidden City

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

Aug 18 2018
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Feb 10 2019
Empresses of China's Forbidden City

This exhibition is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping China’s last dynasty – the Qing dynasty – from 1644 to 1912.

This exhibition is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping China’s last dynasty – the Qing dynasty – from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 250 spectacular objects from the Palace Museum tell the little-known stories of how imperial women influenced court politics, art and religion.

Timed to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-China diplomatic relations, Empresses of China’s Forbidden City is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum; the Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler,

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: (978) 745-9500

Email: information@pem.org

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Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970

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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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