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Peabody Essex Museum (9:15 A.M.-2 P.M.)
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Peabody Essex Museum
150 Essex St
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WOW World of WearableArt presents 32 unique, spectacular and outlandish wearable artworks from the New Zealand competition of the same name that challenges sculptors, costume designers, and textile artists to explore the boundary between fashion and art. Shoes: Pleasure and Pain explores the creativity of footwear from around the globe through more than 300 pairs of shoes, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to those by contemporary makers. The exhibition considers the cultural significance and transformative capacity of shoes. Lunch afterwards (pay individually) at either the Atrium Café in the Museum or at the Tavern at the Hawthorne Hotel. Van departs Café Tatte, 70 Charles Street, at 9:15 a.m., and Starbucks, 165 Newbury Street, at 9:20 a.m. BHV members: $55 (PEM members, $40). Guests of BHV members and prospective members: $65 (PEM members, $50). Trip price includes transportation, Museum admission and private tour.