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August 2023

Concert: Alexander Wu (Aug 2023)

August 6, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Sunday August 6, 2023 4:00 p.m. See https://artcomplex.org/programs/concert-series/ for details.  

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Mini Mosaics with Deb Aldo (August, 2023)

August 26, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday August 26, 2023 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. This class is an experiential montage of colors and setting patterns that strike your fancy. No rule, just guidance. Hands-on, slow and relaxing, this class begins with a short explanation and demo. Students will fill a round base with pieces of glass, stone, shell, pebbles, and other great stuff. (Hanging hardware included.) Create the first piece for practice and a second piece because it was fun to create the first piece! Details…

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September 2023

Tea Ceremony (Sept, 2023)

September 24, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Art Complex Museum invites you to a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. A ritual practice of preparing and drinking tea, the Japanese tea ceremony is a symbol of Japanese formality and spiritual aestheticism. Traditionally, it would be practiced in a specialized space called a tea house, designed specifically for tea ceremony gatherings. The Art Complex Museum’s tea house is called, Sho-fu-an or “Wind in the Pines.” Fee: FREE Registration: Registration is not required. All are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

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“Art that Flies” Kite Presentation (September, 2023)

September 30, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday September 30, 2023 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Learn about kites from kite educator Glenn Davison, the author of a dozen books on the art and science of building and flying kites. Davison is internationally known as a kite workshop leader, kite builder, kite designer, author, speaker, and kite flyer. This event is free and all are welcome. Following this presentation is a kite workshop! Visitors are invited to build and decorate a kite and then try to fly it…

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October 2023

Concert: Shtrykov-Yanaka Duo (Oct 2023)

October 1, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Sunday October 1, 2023 4:00 p.m. See https://artcomplex.org/programs/concert-series/ for details.  

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Gallery Talk with Museum Curators

October 5, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Gallery Talk with Museum Curators Thursday October 5, 2023 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our Curators and Education Coordinator to learn more about current exhibits, Unsettled Pieces, 50 Years of Collecting Art, and Collecting the Boston Printmakers. 10:30: Arrive, have coffee 11:00: The presentation begins Free event. All are welcome.          

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November 2023

Concert: Chameleon Arts Ensemble (Nov 2023)

November 5, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Sunday November 5, 2023 4:00 p.m. See https://artcomplex.org/programs/concert-series/ for details.  

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December 2023

Artisan Craft Fair

December 2, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - December 3, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday December 2 & 3, 2023 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. This event is presented by museum staff and volunteers, and features artwork by Sally Mello, Sue Aygarn-Kowalski, Kristine Brennen, Pam Estey, Mandy Fariello, Betty Greene, Laura Harvey, Dianne Stanton, and Erika Stern. Among the handcrafted offerings will be original paintings, prints, baskets, collage, fine jewelry, sculpture, felted items and more. Admission is free.    

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January 2024

Tai Chi with Kathryn Demers (Jan 2024)

January 5 @ 11:00 am - February 9 @ 12:00 pm

6 weeks, Fridays January 5, 12, 19, 26 February 2 and 9, 2024 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tai Chi is an ancient art involving postures, breathing, and movements to enhance the flow of energy, or chi, throughout and around the body. It is based on the concepts of yin and yang, the dynamic balancing of opposites, and the rhythms of the natural world.  Tai chi is a mind-body practice originally developed as a martial art, and now widely practiced…

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Gallery Talk: Andrae Green (Jan 2024)

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gallery Talk: Andrae Green Saturday January 13, 2024 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. FREE Event Join us for a visit by Massachusetts artist Andrae Green, who will give a gallery talk about his exhibit Palindrome: Back to Hope, which is on display in our Phoenix Gallery until February 11, 2024. Growing up on the island of Jamaica, Green remembers his father bringing the family to Kingston Harbor and watching the young boys jump off the docks, into the abyss. Their fearless…

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February 2024

Handmade Stencils & Gelatin Plate Printmaking

February 10 @ 9:00 am - February 11 @ 4:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday February 10 and 11, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Barbara Ford Doyle Explore the use of handmade stencils, mark making, and collage to create multi-layered prints. Details and Registration: https://artcomplex.org/product/gelatinplate_doyle_jan2024/    

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Tai Chi with Kathryn Demers (Feb 2024)

February 16 @ 11:00 am - March 22 @ 12:00 pm

6 weeks, Fridays February 16 and 23 March 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2024 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tai Chi is an ancient art involving postures, breathing, and movements to enhance the flow of energy, or chi, throughout and around the body. It is based on the concepts of yin and yang, the dynamic balancing of opposites, and the rhythms of the natural world.  Tai chi is a mind-body practice originally developed as a martial art, and now widely…

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March 2024

Gallery Talk: Carol O’Malia (Mar 2024)

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gallery Talk: Carol O’Malia “Calling All Creatives: What are we doing?” Saturday March 2, 2024 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Are you a “creative?” Are you someone who participates in the “creative arts?” Do you have questions for a working artist? Join us for a conversation with painter Carol O’Malia, an artist whose work is part of the Art Complex Museum’s permanent collection. This Q&A session will surely spark lively and informative conversation. To view some of Carol’s work, visit https://omalia.com. Fee:…

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Drop-in Fiber Arts Group (Mar 2024)

March 7 @ 10:00 am - March 28 @ 12:00 pm

Drop-In Fiber Arts Group Thursday Mornings March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2024 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Facilitator: Maggie Luongo Do you dabble in fiber arts? Spinning wheels, spindles, hooks, and needles–all are welcome! Bring your project and meet other like-minded creatives! Share what you’re working on and learn from others. Meetings will be in the Alden Studio, on the grounds of the Art Complex Museum. Parking is in the museum’s main parking lot, but you are welcome to…

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Gallery Talk: Meet the DAA Artists (Mar 2024)

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gallery Talk: Meet the DAA Artists Thursday March 14, 2024 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. : Coffee 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. : Talk FREE Event Meet some of the artists whose work is included in the Duxbury Art Association's Annual Winter Juried Show, on exhibit through April 13, 2024: Mandy Fariello, Laura Harvey, and David Lee Black              

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Meet Falco (Mar 2024)

March 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Meet Falco, a rescued Red-Tail Hawk Saturday March 16, 2024 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. FREE Event Join us and meet Falco, a rescued Red-Tailed Hawk. Jack Banagis, Director of STEM Education at the New England Wildlife Center in Weymouth, MA, will talk about Falco and the wildlife center. Also joining us will be award-winning local artist Karie O’Donnell, who will display some examples of her bird art. Drawing materials will be available for those who would like to sketch Falco,…

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BLOOMS at the Complex (Mar 2024)

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - March 24 @ 4:00 pm

BLOOMS Friday-Sunday March 22-24 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. FREE Event An annual collaboration with the Community Garden Club of Duxbury.              

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Paint Flowers! (Mar 2024)

March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Paint Flowers! Saturday March 23, 2024 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Instructor: Jenny Kelley In honor of the BLOOMS at the Complex exhibit, running March 22-24, we offer this free painting session. Come to the museum’s Alden Studio and enjoy an afternoon of painting. This isn’t a class; it’s an open studio set-up, led by local artist Jenny Kelley. We’ll have floral still lifes, easels, and an array of materials such charcoal, watercolors, acrylic paints, and collage. Fee: FREE (All materials…

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April 2024

Punch Needle Rug Hooking (Apr 2024)

April 6

Punch Needle Rug Hooking Saturday April 6, 2024 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Gina Angell In this workshop, you will learn how to create a 10”- 12” circular design using hand-dyed wool rug yarn, applied with a punch needle tool to a fabric foundation. Dating back to the 1800’s, this style of rug hooking has been experiencing a resurgence in popularity. It’s an easy technique to learn and the creative possibilities are endless! The materials fee covers the cost…

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Concert: Lydian String Quartet (Apr 2024)

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sunday April 7, 2024 4:00 p.m. See https://artcomplex.org/programs/concert-series/ for details.  

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