The Magic of Java Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary

Date: 

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary  
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Shadow theater and live music, popular highlights of the Javanese village at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, come to the galleries of the Peabody Museum! Enjoy a contemporary performance based on scenes from Mozart’s The Magic Flute, featuring intricate leather puppets and the sonorous gong-chime instruments of Harvard's Javanese-style gamelan orchestra. Touch beautiful hand-painted puppets, try out the instruments, and sample coffees from the islands of Indonesia.