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June 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with admission to the Peabody Essex Museum. nCelebrate the summer solstice, a time of great momentum in the natural world, as well as the longest day of the year and the official start of summer. nDROP-IN ART MAKINGnMeditative Clayn11 am – 3 pm | Studio 1, Create Space nUnwind and release feelings as you explore the responsiveness of clay. Experiment with nature impressions and shaping pinch pots to connect to calm. Prompts are inspired by special exhibition Kimsooja: Archive of Mind. nFlower Pressingn11 am – 3 pm | Armory ParknRain site: Atrium nLearn how to turn fresh flowers into lasting works of art. Discover how to best select and prepare flowers for pressing, then put your knowledge to use with our wooden flower presses. Use our pressed plant material to personalize your own Solstice Saturday journal. nWORKSHOPnEarth Yogan11 am – Noon | Groups Hub, Art & Nature CenternTickets available day of programnRecommended for all ages nJoin yogi and environmentalist Amanda Reynolds as she weaves themes of celestial patterns and earth rituals into this special yoga session. Move and focus during the first half of the workshop then join fellow participants in a conversation on how to live a more eco-conscious life. Please bring a mat with you, as they will only be provided for children. nOUTSIDE TOURnTree Trekn1–1:45 pm | Meet at information desknTickets available day of programnNo rain location nJoin an Art & Nature Center educator on a family-friendly tour around the museum’s campus to meet some of our leafy neighbors in person. nWORKSHOPnHerbal Magicn2–2:45 pm | Studio 2, Create SpacenTickets available day of programnRecommended for all ages nMadeline Mooney, owner of Moon Child Reiki and Herbals, shares the basics of herbal magic and energetic herbalism. Work with herbs to craft a Solar Soother tea as well as a Solstice Poultice to take home. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/solstice-saturday/