Previous Sunday Afternoon Sessions

Sunday Afternoon with Illustrators

Sunday Afternoon with Illustrators...

August 14, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM $5 members/$7 non-members Illustrators have long been a vibrant part of the Mendocino art community. The Kelley House is excited to interview several whose work in the ‘70s and ‘80s appears as part of the Cat Mother exhibit currently on display in the museum. Mervin Gilbert, author of the comic collection Life in the Northwest Nowhere will talk about cartoon art, and photographer Nick Wilson will discuss poster artist John Chamberlin’s contribution to the art scene. Chuck Hathaway has been invited to join the speakers and docent Katy Tahja will moderate the panel. If you[...]
Meet the Ocean Wave Quilters

Meet the Ocean Wave Quilters...

“Sunday Afternoon With The Ocean Wave Quilters” will be presented August 15  from 4-5PM in the Escola Room of the Kelley House Museum. This is an opportunity to meet the creators of the museum's summer display, Quilted Iconic Buildings of Mendocino. $7 public, $5 members. In July of 2019, one of the Ocean Wave Quilters members, Cindi Jo Willey, issued a challenge to guild members to make 18” x 18” quilts of Mendocino’s iconic buildings, to be completed by July of 2020. Nine members accepted the challenge. The pandemic delayed the original deadline, but they are excited to reveal the results[...]
Sunday Afternoon with... Katy Tahja, Dec. 22, 4-5pm

Sunday Afternoon with... Katy Tahja, Dec. 22, 4-5pm...

An Eclectic History of Mendocino County Local author Katy Tahja has just published her latest book, “An Eclectic History of Mendocino County.” Copies are flying off the shelves at bookstores, but we will have gift-wrapped copies signed by the author available to purchase here at Kelley House. During this casual one-hour presentation, Katy will entertain us with a trivia quiz covering fascinating topics in our county’s history. White deer? Tobacco farms? Find out more at the Kelley House on December 22nd at 4:00. Admission is $7 and $5 for members. Information and Directions The Kelley House Museum is located a 45007 Albion Street[...]
3/3  Sunday Afternoon With PAPA: Costume Design by the Decade, 1910-1940

3/3 Sunday Afternoon With PAPA: Costume Design by the Decade, 1910-1940...

            Costume designer Susan Collins is the featured speaker on Sunday, March 3, at Mendocino's Kelley House Museum beginning at 4 PM. The long-time member and co-manager of the Performing Arts Production Alliance will host "Sunday Afternoon With PAPA:  Costume Design by the Decade, 1910-1940."             Susan Collins has been costuming for Mendocino Theatre Company productions and the Gloriana Musical Theater for a number of years, designing and creating costumes for both children and adults.  She will discuss the "how tos" of costume design by the decades and the iconic pieces of clothing that define each era. Examples of garments from the first half of the 20th[...]
February 10   "Sunday Afternoon With the Cobbler:  Old Soles and Happy Feet"

February 10 "Sunday Afternoon With the Cobbler: Old Soles and Happy Feet"...

Mendocino shoemaker Jason Clapp will demonstrate the age-old art of making shoes from scratch, Sunday afternoon, February 10 from 4-5PM. He will also offer tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy relationship between your feet and footwear. Jason Clapp, owner Mendocino Shoeworks Some of the common repair services are new soles and heels, rip and seam repairs, stretching and therapeutic alterations. Shoe spa service including deep cleaning, conditioning, and polishing with natural shoe care products. Mendocino Shoeworks is located at 45040 Albion Street, just down the block from the Kelley House Museum, and offers traditional cobbler shop[...]
Oct. 21 Sunday Afternoon With the Brewmasters

Oct. 21 Sunday Afternoon With the Brewmasters...

Sunday Afternoon With the Brewmasters October 21 Love beer? Then you won't want to miss this opportunity to learn about modern beer making from two local experts. Stephen Duerr, co-founder of Fort Bragg’s Overtime Brewing, and beer maker Drew Jackson, Blue Ribbon winner at the 2018 Sonoma Harvest Fair for his Frolic Wee Heavy, will share their love of beer Sunday, October 21, from 4-5 p.m. at the Kelley House. You will see a demonstration of a magnetic stirplate, used to separate yeast sediment. You'll also have the chance to taste the 2018 Frolic Ale - Scottish Wee Heavy, custom crafted by Drew’s Brews. Yeast[...]
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