Massachusetts Marine Educators
Massachusetts Marine Educators' Field Trip
The recently expanded Peabody Essex Museum is one of New England's largest museums and truly one of the North Shore's jewels. Founded by Salem sea captains in 1799, it houses unique collections of art and culture from around the globe, including the country's finest collection of maritime art and shipboard objects. On Saturday morning, November 13th, The PEM will host MME members and guests for a tour of its Maritime Art and History exhibits as well as the Art and Nature Center.
In the afternoon we will meet with folks from Salem Sound Coastwatch who will present their work and education outreach programs related to watershed issues and invasive species in Salem Sound. Afterwards, The SSCW people will take us for a walk along the Salem Waterfront (only a few blocks from PEM) focusing on the impact of invasive species in Salem Harbor.
Field Trip Schedule
FOR DIRECTIONS TO THE MUSEUM AND PARKING: go to www.pem.org/visit/hours.php.
This workshop is free to MME Members (except for parking and lunch).
Guests : $10 fee (checks made out to Massachusetts Marine Educators).
RSVP to Bill Andrake by Nov. 5th by email: [email protected].
For guests mail check to:
Swampscott Middle School
Swampscott, MA 01907
Special Thanks to Janey Winchell, The Sarah Fraser Robbins Director at PEM who has helped MME to put this day together.
The event may be reached by commuter rail service on the MBTA. Check this out at Massachusetts Bay Transporation Authority web site.
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