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Guided tour of California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

June 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM
Price: $45 (Lunch included)
Where: Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA

Guided tour of California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

On Monday June 9 an email notification was sent with an incorrect time for this event. The correct date is June 21st at 11 AM at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. 

Enjoy more than 250 examples of Mid-Century Modern design at the Peabody Essex Museum exhibition California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way.

Along with your docent, uncover the distinctive role California had in shaping material culture from 1930–1965. Featuring a diverse array of furniture, textiles, fashion, industrial and graphic design, ceramics, jewelry, metalwork, film, and architecture, the exhibition celebrates the innovation and pervasiveness of Mid-Century Modern design. The work of legendary designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, Richard Neutra, and Greta Magnusson Grossman are explored, as is the sociological and geographical context that gave rise to this unprecedented design movement.

The price includes a guided tour and lunch at Salem Beer Works afterward. Your ticket to the Peabody Essex allows for reentry into the museum after lunch, should you choose to revisit the museum on your own.  Transportation to and from Salem is not provided; please visit www.pem.org/visit/ for directions by car, train, bus, or ferry. 

Go to the exhibition page at Peabody Essex Museum.