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Stark Museum of Art
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November 24, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017 (noon - 3pm)
Join us for doodling, drawing games, and sketching in the galleries over Thanksgiving break at the Stark Museum of Art. Create your own holiday pop-up cards to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season and view our new exhibit Spirit of Bethlehem: The Boehm Porcelain Nativity. Visitors of all ages welcome! Admission is…Read more...
November 22, 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (noon - 3pm)
Join us for doodling, drawing games, and sketching in the galleries over Thanksgiving break at the Stark Museum of Art. Explore our special exhibition Paul Kane: Intrepid Artist and Adventurer and create your own drawings inspired by the people, places, and things he saw during his adventure!. Visitors of all ages welcome! Admission…Read more...
November 21, 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 (noon - 3pm)
Join us for doodling, drawing games, and sketching in the galleries over Thanksgiving break at the Stark Museum of Art. Get inspired by our Creating from Tradition: Arts of the American Indians Gallery and design your own pottery sketches and create your own drum!. Visitors of all ages welcome! Admission is free! Other sessions November…Read more...
On view Nov 21, 2017 – Jan 6, 2018 (9am - 5pm)
Celebrate the holiday season with Spirit of Bethlehem: The Boehm Porcelain Nativity. Enjoy viewing this work of art including sixteen porcelain figures depicting the Christmas story. Learn about the tradition of the crèche, or manger scene. Free Admission. Free Parking. Children 12 and under are welcome, but must be accompanied…Read more...
October 21, 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017 (10am - 3pm)
Get ready for the biggest day of FREE FUN this fall in Downtown Orange! Join us for Community Fun Day on Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10am – 3pm! Enjoy over 20 different activities, including arts & crafts, balloon twist artists, FREE LUNCH, live animal shows, face painting, live music from the Country…Read more...
On view Oct. 21, 2017 - June 2, 2018 (9am-5pm)
Paul Kane contradicts the common stereotype of the reclusive artist. From 1845-1848, Kane camped and canoed across the North American continent, sketching in watercolor and oil paints along the way. He wanted to record the landscape and the people before they changed. This exhibition presents Kane’s first-hand works exploring…Read more...
October 20, 2017
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 (12:10-12:50pm)
Paul Kane Exhibition Talk with Curator Join Sarah Boehme, Curator of the Stark Museum of Art, for an engaging noon-hour talk on the concepts and ideas associated with the exhibition, Paul Kane: Intrepid Artist and Adventurer on Friday, October 20, 2017, from 12:10 – 12:50 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring…Read more...
October 13, 2017
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 (10-11am)
Orange ya ready for fall fun?!? Yellow, orange, red, and brown, fall colors are all around! Explore the colors, smells, and sights of fall and then create our own scented autumn art in the studio. Every playdate features gallery play, interactive looking experience, and an art studio visit designed to connect children…Read more...
September 30, 2017
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 3pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you…Read more...
September 23, 2017
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 (10:30am-12:30pm)
Get fired up for clay! Learn to hand-build a clay bowl with inlayed designs. Using two different colors of clay, make patterns of flowers, figures or abstract shapes. The pieces will be fired, glazed and returned to you in time for holiday parties. (Artists should know there is always a risk…Read more...