MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

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

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MegaCity: India's Culture of the Streets

In the early 20th century, Indian artists viewed the village as the true locus for India’s identity, distinct from that of the British colonial cities of Calcutta, Bombay and New Delhi.

In the early 20th century, Indian artists viewed the village as the true locus for India’s identity, distinct from that of the British colonial cities of Calcutta, Bombay and New Delhi. By mid-century, India had gained independence and its cities were replenished with all kinds of people fulfilling their dreams. In the cities, the drive toward modernity co-existed with the enduring presence of the spiritual in unexpected ways.

This installation includes paintings from PEM’s Chester and Davida

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ADMISSION INFO

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.) For late nights, $15 after 5 pm.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 18, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 20, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 21, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 22, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 23, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 24, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 25, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 27, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 28, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 29, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 31, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 1, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 3, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 4, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 5, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 6, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 7, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 8, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 10, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 11, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 12, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 13, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 14, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 15, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 17, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 18, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 19, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 20, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 21, 2019 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

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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.

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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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