Lighting up the night

I first head the word while standing out on a raw night, looking closely at buildings in Salem’s Derby Square. “Keystoning” has nothing to do with cheap college beer, I ...

Out on a limb

Would wood be what’s up these days at PEM? It’s really more than wood. It’s also trees and bark and the lifecycle of leaves. For me it began with the ...

The PEM press

Most of PEM’s offerings are visible and accessible as you move through the galleries and interactive spaces. One area rarely seen by museum-goers is where PEM’s books are made. Producing ...
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Brookline site.