Express Yourself kicks off ArtLink Partnership with the Peabody Essex Museum

untitled-2On November 15, Express Yourself youth from North Shore Recovery High School visited the Peabody Essex Museum.  They toured the exhibit Lunar Attraction and created mixed media art pieces in reaction to the show.  These students were the first of seven Express Yourself groups and over 115 Exyo youth who will visit the Peabody Essex Museum through the ArtLink Partnership.  These youth will have the unique opportunity to explore the museum’s exciting rotation of exhibits on guided tours with museum staff.  Following the tours, the groups have access to the museum art studio where they can explore media and reflect upon what they have just seen.  Express Yourself youth and staff will visit exhibitions this year including Lunar Attraction, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, and Wow World of WearableArt.  As our partnership continues to grow, we are excited to take inspiration from the museum to incorporate into our studio and set design for Soul at the Wang Theater at the Boch Center this year on May 25th 2017.