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September 2022

Gallery Talk: Gillian Christy

September 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Saturday, September 17, 2022 1:00 p.m. Join us for a Gallery Talk by sculptor Gillian Christy, whose latest exhibit, “Tabernacle Tableau” is on display in our Phoenix Gallery. This exhibit illustrates her perspectives on femininity and motherhood with a series of intricately constructed tabernacles. The event FREE.

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Tabernacle Workshop

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Saturday, September 17, 2022 2:00 p.m. Join us for a tabernacle workshop inspired by Gillian Christy’s “Tabernacle Tableau” exhibit. Create small reliquaries, or tabernacles, using provided materials. Please bring any small objects that could be the centerpiece or icon for your piece, and any other items and collage materials you may way to incorporate. The workshop will be held in the Alden Studio. This workshop is suitable for families as well as adults. The event FREE, though registration is required. (Families:…

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Saturday Yoga with Kathleen Young (September 24)

September 24 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Saturday September 24, 2022 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Gentle flow yoga with Kathleen Young is a one-hour class that incorporates simple flowing sequences to warm up the body as well as slower paced movements focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility. Each class ends with a period of relaxation. This class is appropriate for anyone of any age, shape, or size.  No experience or flexibility required.  Kathleen is a certified yoga teacher and has been teaching for over 20 years. Fee: $15.00…

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Tea Ceremony

September 25 @ 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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October 2022

Concert: Brezniak, Black, and Beriyeva

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A concert featuring the trio of Chester Brezniak (clarinet), Anne Black (viola), and Yelena Beriyeva (piano).

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Gentle Yoga with Kezia Bacon (October 2022)

October 6 @ 11:30 am - October 27 @ 12:30 pm

Wednesdays (4 classes) October 5, 12, 19, 26 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Suitable for beginners, this 1-hour class includes centering, warm-ups, and gentle yoga postures to help you stretch, strengthen, and tone your body while calming your mind. Most students feel relaxed and refreshed by the end of class. Kezia (pronounced Kee-za) is a Kripalu-Certified Yoga Instructor who has been teaching since 1997. Fee: $48.00 Registration required: https://artcomplex.org/product/yoga_keziabacon_oct2022/ 12 participants maximum If you have any questions about the class, please…

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Tai Chi with Kathryn Demers

October 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fridays 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Six weeks: October 7, 14, 21, 28 November 4, 11 Held on the grounds of the museum 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…

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Saturday Yoga with Kathleen Young (October 8)

October 8 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Saturday October 8, 2022 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Gentle flow yoga with Kathleen Young is a one-hour class that incorporates simple flowing sequences to warm up the body as well as slower paced movements focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility. Each class ends with a period of relaxation. This class is appropriate for anyone of any age, shape, or size.  No experience or flexibility required.  Kathleen is a certified yoga teacher and has been teaching for over 20 years. Fee: $15.00…

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Collage Workshop: Painting with Paper (Oct 15)

October 15

***THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL*** Collage is a method of creating art through the assemblage of items (such as paper, fabric, and other items) to form a new work.  Join artist Marcia Ballou and learn the basics of collage in this daylong workshop. The workshop will focus on intense and vibrant color combined with design. We will work with a beautiful palette of painted and printed paper. Using traditional painting and composition, we will explore layering and applying patterns and…

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Gallery Talk: Sarah Meyers Brent

October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, October 15, 2022 2:00 p.m. Join us for a Gallery Talk by artist Sarah Meyers Brent, whose latest exhibition, “Out Growth” is on display in our Phoenix Gallery. This exhibit includes sculptures and mixed media that embody the craziness of motherhood and environmental chaos. The event FREE.

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Collage Workshop: Painting with Paper (Oct 21)

October 21

Collage is a method of creating art through the assemblage of items (such as paper, fabric, and other items) to form a new work.  Join artist Marcia Ballou and learn the basics of collage in this daylong workshop. The workshop will focus on intense and vibrant color combined with design. We will work with a beautiful palette of painted and printed paper. Using traditional painting and composition, we will explore layering and applying patterns and values. In the morning, we…

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Saturday Yoga with Kathleen Young (October 22)

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Saturday October 22, 2022 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Gentle flow yoga with Kathleen Young is a one-hour class that incorporates simple flowing sequences to warm up the body as well as slower paced movements focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility. Each class ends with a period of relaxation. This class is appropriate for anyone of any age, shape, or size.  No experience or flexibility required.  Kathleen is a certified yoga teacher and has been teaching for over 20 years. Fee: $15.00…

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Simple Gifts Series: Basket Weaving Workshop

October 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, October 22, 2022 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ***As of 10/12/2022: THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL** In this class, students will make a useful and attractive tote basket. This is a great basket for holding your knitting, vegetables at the farmer’s market, your mail, or special rocks collected from the beach. This basket is a fun project suitable for beginner to advanced students. The workshop will be run by Dianne Stanton, an artist who has been weaving baskets since 1977. Registration…

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November 2022

Gentle Yoga with Kezia Bacon (November 2022)

November 2 @ 11:30 am - November 30 @ 12:30 pm

Wednesdays (6 classes) November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Suitable for beginners, this 1-hour class includes centering, warm-ups, and gentle yoga postures to help you stretch, strengthen, and tone your body while calming your mind. Most students feel relaxed and refreshed by the end of class. Kezia (pronounced Kee-za) is a Kripalu-Certified Yoga Instructor who has been teaching since 1997. Fee: $60.00 Registration required: https://artcomplex.org/product/yoga_keziaNov2022/ 12 participants maximum If you have any questions about the…

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Simple Gifts Series: Collaged Notecards Workshop (Nov 2022)

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, November 5, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come spend a fun day creating unique collaged notecard sets to give as gifts. No experience with collage is necessary. Mixed-media artist Mandy Fariello will guide you through the process and will share tips and tricks that she uses to create collages. She has been creating a collage every single day for 3 ½ years and sharing them on Instagram. www.instagram.com/mandyfariello The supply fee includes all papers and vintage ephemera needed to…

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Concert: Zefira Trio, Violin, Cello, Piano

November 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The idea for the Zefira Trio grew out of striking and instinctive rapport between pianist Eleanor Perrone and cellist Ashima Scripp, a rapport enhanced by the addition of violinist Olga Patramanska-Bell.

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Veterans Day: Museum Closed

November 11

In honor of Veterans Day, the museum will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022. We honor and thank all who have served.

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BIG INK Weekend

November 12 @ 10:00 am - November 13 @ 4:00 pm

The Art Complex Museum is pleased to partner with BIG INK to host a weekend of monumental woodblock printing on Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13. As part of the museum’s 50+1 anniversary, BIG INK's “Big Tuna”—a one-of-a-kind, oversized, traveling printing press—will be at the museum for a two-day event. The public is welcome to observe the printing sessions. Artists interested in participating in this event must register in advance. See https://artcomplex.org/programs/classes-workshops/ for details.

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Holiday Puppet Show by the Puppet People

November 27 @ 1:30 am - 2:30 pm

In conjunction with the Duxbury Newcomers Club's "Holly Days" event, the Art Complex will host a performance of "A Christmas Carol" by The Puppet People, a professional touring company. Two showings will be performed: 1:30 and 2:45 pm The events is FREE. Additional details will be posted soon.

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December 2022

Crafts @ the Complex: Holiday Artisan Fair

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - December 4 @ 4:00 pm

December 3 and 4, 2022 Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Judah Alden House at the Art Complex Museum This first-ever event is presented by the museum staff and some of the museum’s volunteers, who work at the front desk and welcome visitors to the museum. Not only does the museum staff work with art as their “day job,” but many of them are artists as well. Among the handcrafted offerings at the fair will be original artwork by…

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