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Stark Museum of Art
The W.H. Stark House
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December 2017 - December 2022
December 11, 2017
Now on view
The Long Shadow: The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty is on view at the Stark Museum of Art, based on the award-winning book of the same title. Historic photos tell the story of the families’ struggles and success in the piney woods. Land was cheap, but they borrowed money to buy it. Fires…Read more...
October 2018 - June 2019
October 27, 2018
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...
March 1, 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019 (10:00-11:00 a.m.)
Get ready to explore art-making at SMA Playdate! Little artists and their grown-ups will enjoy a special story and art-inspired play before creating their own original masterpiece in our art studio. Free admission. Engage in hands-on learning opportunities, including storytelling, imaginative play, and art making with an emphasis on building…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...
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 9, 2019
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...
Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Bead a one-of-a-kind bracelet! Register now for our CREATE! Workshop – Beaded Loom Bracelets on 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…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 16, 2019
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...
Saturday, March 16, 2019 (7:00-9:30 pm)
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 in the night sky. Join us from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. for this family-friendly…Read more...