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Stark Museum of Art
The W.H. Stark House
Shangri La Gardens
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September 22, 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018 – 10:00am
Keeping Insects at Bay the Natural Way! The heat may be fading, but the mosquitoes sure aren’t! Join us for this family friendly program to discover which plants can keep your family bite-free this fall. You will even get to ‘make and take’ your very own natural insect repellent! Every Saturday from…Read more...
Saturday, September 22, 2018 (10:00am-2:00pm)
Mosey on down to the Stark Museum of Art for Cowboy Family Day on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.! Slip on your cowboy boots and enjoy art-making activities, a Corral with live horses, western games, raffles, edible art, cartoons, and more! Spend time in our…Read more...
September 8, 2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018 (10:30am-12:30pm)
CLASS IF FULL! Paint your pet from a favorite photo at the September 8th CREATE! Workshop. The resulting portrait will be in a fun, abstracted style that you will treasure as a keepsake. The acrylic painted 9×12 canvas will be suitable for framing. Participants will need to email their…Read more...
August 18, 2018
Saturday, August 18, 2018 – 6:00pm
Join us at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center the evening of August 18th, starting at 6 p.m. for a back-to-school kickoff celebration free of charge, presented by International Paper. Bring the entire family for an evening stroll through the gardens, family-friendly games and activities focusing on sustainability,…Read more...
August 3, 2018
Friday, August 3, 2018 (10 - 11am)
Get ready to paint with watercolor! Get ready to paint with watercolor at SMA Playdate on Friday, August 3 from 10 am – 11 am! Little artists and their grown-ups will enjoy visiting the gallery for a special story and playtime before creating their own watercolor masterpiece in our studio. Make…Read more...
July 2018 - August 2018
July 31, 2018
July 31 - August 3, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Tribal Trails For students entering grades 7th, 8th & 9th Step back in time to the era when Native Americans lived in the area of Shangri La. Campers will learn to live off the land by building a natural shelter, tracking animals, weaving with natural materials, working…Read more...
July 31 - August 3, 2018 (8:30am-Nooon)
Art Quest Summer Camps – Brush up with Landscapes For students entering grades K – 2 CLICK HERE to download the registration form for 2018 Art Quest Summer Camps. Pinwheels spin and shadows play in this not-so-secret garden. Spend the week creating colorful painted fence pickets, snail art, a mandala of found objects…Read more...
July 28, 2018
Stories from Cowboys of Color: An Afternoon with Don Russell, Cleo Hearn, Myrtis Dightman, and Bailey’s Prairie Kid
Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Stories from Cowboys of Color: An Afternoon with Don Russell, Cleo Hearn, Myrtis Dightman, and Bailey’s Prairie Kid will provide visitors a unique opportunity to learn about the rodeo experiences of three seasoned athletes, the history of the Cowboys of Color Rodeo, and the photography project by Don Russell. Our special…Read more...
July 24, 2018
July 24 - 27, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Back to Nature For students entering grades 5th & 6th Come to Shangri La this week to explore the forest trails, tromp along the swamp, float down the bayou, and get back to nature! Campers will learn how to use a compass, make cane poles for fishing,…Read more...
July 21, 2018
Saturday, July 21, 2018 (10:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 3:00pm)
Learn how to care for your heirlooms at this hands-on workshop July 21 from 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00pm. Library & Archive specialists will show you how proper storage of your family photographs, letters, and documents will ensure they are available for future generations. A great family workshop – so bring your…Read more...