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Stark Museum of Art
The W.H. Stark House
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November 10, 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018 (10:30am-12:30pm)
Connect with the Edward S. Curtis exhibit when you participate in the High Contrast Watercolor Portrait workshop, which is designed for adults and children aged 7 and older. Learn about the photogravure method that Curtis is famous for while visiting the exhibition. Experiment with different watercolor techniques to create a…Read more...
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 10:00am
This family friendly program begins with story time in the Children’s Garden, followed by some fun facts about our local beneficial insects! We will explore the many benefits of having lady bugs and honey bees in our garden, followed by the release of live lady bugs and a sampling of…Read more...
November 3, 2018
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 (9am - 4pm)
Fall Family Fun! Autumn Fair is a family event to celebrate the season and all that is associated with it. It is the grand finale of the Scarecrow Festival, the last day that the scarecrows are on display. This is also the day that the winners of the Scarecrow voting…Read more...
October 27, 2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
DAVID SANBORN has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. Having inspired countless other musicians, Dave has worked in many genres which typically blend instrumental pop, R&B and lately, more and more traditional jazz. He released his first…Read more...
Saturday, October 27, 2018 (4:00–6:30 pm)
Lasting Impressions: The Work of Edward S. Curtis opens at the Stark Museum of Art on October 27, 2018. Dr. Sarah E. Boehme, Curator, will offer a lecture at 4:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Education Center; a reception with light refreshments and soft drinks will follow. The Museum will remain…Read more...
Saturday, October 27, 2018 – 10:00am
Rocks are all different shapes and colors, but how are they made? Bring the entire family to conduct scientific experiments with rocks and investigate their differences. Explore how rocks are made by creating your own- out of chocolate! Every Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature…Read more...
Oct. 27, 2018 - June 8, 2019 (9am-5pm)
The Stark Museum of Art presents a recent acquisition in Lasting Impressions: The Work of Edward S. Curtis, October 27, 2018 – June 8, 2019. Curtis’s “big dream” was to document traditional Indian life through his photogravures, writings, and sound recordings. Over 100 images and books from his project…Read more...
October 20, 2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 10:00 am
Worms, roly polys, and spiders; oh my! There are thousands of creepy crawly critters that call Shangri La home. Join us for this family friendly program where we will seek out and investigate what makes these critters unique. Every Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature…Read more...
October 14, 2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 7:00pm
There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Orange, Texas. The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the…Read more...
October 13, 2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018 – 10:00am
Join us to stroll along the back roads of Shangri La in search of the perfect leaf. During this family friendly program we will use the leaves we collect mixed with a dash of creativeness to create our own unique ‘make and take’ greeting cards! Every Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00…Read more...