SPRING CELEBRATION FOR CHILDREN. Wednesday, April 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Field House, Post Center, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. For all Beverly-area families with children up to age 10. Meet in the Field House for food, games, crafts and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. All participants will receive a goody bag as part of an activity fair in lieu of an Easter egg hunt. Free admission. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Office of Residence Life, 978-232-2141.
Art lectures, exhibits & events
RECEPTION & PRESENTATION: “NEW VOICES, UNIQUE VISIONS.” Thursday, April 10, 5 p.m., Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. “New Voices, Unique Visions: AIGA Boston Presents The Best of the Student Design Community 2014.” Reception with artists from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Carol Grillo Gallery. Lecture/presentation by Jan Moscowitz titled “Inspiration + Motivation = Innovation,” from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Rose Performance Hall. Free.
ANDY WARHOL’S CONTEMPORARIES. Thursday, April 10, 7 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem. As part of the Athenaeum’s Pop Art Series, Cynthia Fowler will guide attendees through the works of Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg and James Rosenquist, and the women of Pop Art, including Chryssa, Rosalyn Drexler and Faith Ringgold. $10/members, $15/nonmembers, free/students with ID. 978-744-2540, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SLOW ART DAY. Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, Atrium and galleries, 161 Essex St., Salem. Grass-roots event with a simple mission: help more people discover the joy of looking at and loving art. Come early to explore suggested works, then join others for lunch at 1 p.m. to talk about what was seen and felt. Details and registration at www.slowartday.com.
MAA GALLERY TALK. Saturday, April 12, 2 to 4 p.m., Marblehead Arts Association, King Hooper Mansion Gallery, 8 Hooper St., Marblehead. Exhibiting photographer Peter Morris will discuss his book, “Around the World in Eighty Boarding Passes,” which encompasses the travel photography and photojournalism in his exhibit “Photographs from Interesting Places: Right Place, Right Time.” On view through April 20. Free. Part of MAA’s Winter/Spring Series. www.marbleheadarts.org.