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June 20, 2013

'Visual conversations'

PEM exhibit connects art, race and American culture


Authors Jerald Walker and Tisa Bryant will read from their work and talk about the visible and invisible power of race and privilege in 21st-century American art and culture.

The evening will also feature soul and jazz music from Diggs Duke, food, a cash bar, dancing, and the chance to tour the “In Conversation” exhibit.

Admission is $10. No reservations are required.


What: “In Conversation: Modern African American Art”

Where: Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem

When: Through Sept. 2. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the third Thursday of every month, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Closed Mondays.

Admission: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, $11 for students, and free for members and youths 16 and under

More information: 866-745-1876 or

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