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The Art Complex Museum is located at:
189 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
Please send mail to:
P.O. Box 2814
Duxbury, MA 02331
Open Wednesday – Sunday
1:00 – 4:00 PM
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays and National Holidays
Admission to all exhibitions is free.
The Art Complex Museum’s galleries are wheelchair accessible.
3 days ago
Artist Mary Coogan explores "The Secret Lives of Chairs" in this pop-up exhibit. "More than an aid to sitting, beyond form and function, a chair can hold history, and there sits its secret life."
Saturdays and Sundays, June 3 through 24th, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Reception Sunday, June 3, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Mary is also teaching the "Chair Talk" workshop on Saturday, June 10, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. See our website for registration.
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Love this concept!
Join us for a Gallery Talk on Thursday, May 25th. Learn about artist, author, and illustrator, Wanda Gág, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the 5-year journey of assembling the "TAG" exhibit.
Coffee at 10:30 and the talk begins at 11:00 am.
Shown: Un-crating one of Tula Telfair's paintings after its journey from New Jersey.
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Now THAT'S a big painting!
Oil paintings by students of Laura Tryon Jennings, on display in our Alden Studio Gallery.
Exhibit and Reception:
Sunday, May 21st, 1:00-4:00 pm
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Opening Sunday, May 21st is Aaron Norfolk: Audio-Video, a collection of paintings. Join us for the opening reception from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Shown: Aaron Norfolk, Untitled, 2022, oil on panel
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Collection Spotlight: Mother and Child
This carved soapstone sculpture shows a kneeling woman with an infant in a carrier on her back. Her eyes and necklace, made from ivory, stand out against the dark color of the stone.
Creating carvings from natural resources like stone and bone is a traditional craft of Inuit artists. Soapstone, a softer stone, is easier to carve. Figures of animals, birds, men, women, and children are popular motifs. In the hunting culture, the carved figure of mother and child contrasts with imagery of male hunters, and represents the giving and nurturing of life.
Wishing all mothers a beautiful Mother's Day!
Mother and Child, c. 1940
Unknown artist, Baffin Island, Canada
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It's back: Drum Circle on May 13!
Frequently called “in-the-moment music-making,” participants sit in a circle and play drums and/or hand percussion instruments. Participants engage together to create a group rhythm and cooperate in rhythm games. Facilitated by local percussionist Ed Sorrentino, Percussion Department Chair at the South Shore Conservatory.
Other sessions are scheduled for June 10, July 8, and August 5.
Registration required. See artcomplex.org/programs/classes-workshops/ for details.
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Me too! First thing 💗
I spot Kim Arouca
If you haven't yet seen Lisa Houck's "Botanical Explorations," visit the museum this week! This joyful, colorful show includes mosaics, watercolors, and a large print, and it closes on Sun, May 14.
The museum is open Wed-Sun, from 1:00-4:00 pm.
Shown: "It Flowers All Year Round," (Detail), 2020, mosaic
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Aaron Larget-Caplan returns to the Art Complex Museum to perform his solo program, "Looking Bach, Listening Forward." The program includes music from his forthcoming album, "Spanish Candy," music by J.S. Back, and a premiere by Daniel Felsenfeld.
The concert is free. Seating is first-come, first-served. We reserve the right to cap attendance if the capacity of the room is exceeded.
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"growing pains," an exhibit of creative works by high school students, will be open for two weekends:
May 6 & 7 and May 13 & 14, from 1 to 4pm.
This exhibit was guest-curated by Duxbury High School senior Bella Marino, and is the culmination of her internship at the museum.
Shown: Charlotte Tobin, "Portland Plein Air," 2022
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2 months ago
The herring are running! The herring has long been an integral part of the local ecosystem, and in the spring, they return from the sea to spawn in the river in which they were born.
Join us on Saturday, April 29th, 1:00-3:00 pm, to learn more from Brian Taylor, Environmental Educator from the North and South Rivers Watershed Association. Family activities. Free event.
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