Empresses of China's Forbidden City

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

Aug 18
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Feb 10
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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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Nov 21, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 22, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 23, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 24, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 25, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 27, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Nov 28, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 29, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 30, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 1, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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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