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Stark Museum of Art
The W.H. Stark House
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March 23, 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019 (2:00-4:00 pm)
Join us in celebrating the 115th year of the Stark Reading Contest. The Reunion will commemorate the impact of the Contest with testimonials from previous scholarship winners and an announcement of the 2019 County Finalists. Light refreshments will be served. Each year from 1904 to 1975, the Stark Family – beginning…Read more...
Saturday, March 23, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! Join us for this family-friendly program to uncover the hidden gems of Shangri La Gardens. Maps and compasses will guide us on the path to discover hidden treasure in the gardens! Participants will even get to keep what they find! Select Saturdays from 10:00…Read more...
March 19, 2019
March 19 - May 18, 2019 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2019 juried student art exhibition: Portraits of Our Community. This special exhibition of juried student art work will accompany the Stark Museum of Art’s special exhibition Lasting Impressions: The Work of Edward S. Curtis. The exhibition is open to private,…Read more...
March 16, 2019
Saturday, March 16, 2019 (7:00-9:30 pm)
This event is currently full. Please call Shangri La (409-670-9113) to be placed on a waiting list. Join Shangri La Gardens and the Astronomical Society of Southeast Texas for an evening under the stars. Families are invited to enjoy the viewing of stars, constellations, and planets that are only visible…Read more...
Saturday, March 16, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! Butterflies, bees and birds, oh my! Pollinators are Shangri La Garden’s most important visitors. Join us for this family-friendly program to discover how pollinators are working behind the scenes to keep the gardens beautiful. *We have a working beehive in our Garden. Individuals…Read more...
March 12, 2019
March 12, 13, 14, & 15 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Come doodle with us during Spring Break! Admission is free! Spend some time mingling with art in fun new ways. Draw what you see, think or feel after being inspired by the works of art in our galleries or practice drawing like a professional artist while creating your own unique sketch! Connect…Read more...
March 9, 2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Bead a one-of-a-kind bracelet! Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All materials are included in the $5 material fee payable when you register online for your space in the workshop. Recommended for ages 7 and up – designed to be multi-generational. Visitors spend a brief amount of time…Read more...
Saturday, March 9, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! Ever wondered how rainbows are made? Or what’s at the end of one? Join us during this family-friendly program to learn all about rainbows and the color spectrum. Select Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center will be hosting family friendly…Read more...
March 7, 2019
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 7:30pm
This brand-new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again…Read more...
March 2, 2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019 (8am-1pm)
Join us for the 24th Annual Community Trash-Off presented by Invista. It’s Trash-Off time once again! Orange County residents are encouraged to take pride in the community and help clean up trash from area neighborhoods and waterways. Join us for a morning of good CLEAN fun! Cleaning stations are given to groups on…Read more...