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Peter and Pan: From Ancient Greece to Neverland


Israel Museum / Jerusalem / Art

There’s a reason that Peter Pan wears green. The Greek god Pan was associated with nature, and is even referred to as the “nature god.” The pipes he plays, like the flute with its reed, suggest the sound of the meadows, the wind, and the wood thrush. From the mythological Pan to James M. Barrie’s Peter Pan to Disney’s animated sprite—this exhibition puts Pan’s unruly persona in historical context. —L.J.

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Israel Museum Derech Ruppin, Jerusalem, Israel
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