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March 2017 - September 2017

March 11, 2017


Drawn West – Juried Student Art Exhibition

On view Mar. 11 - Aug. 19, 2017 (9am-5pm)
Drawn West – 2017 Juried Student Art Exhibition   Featured Artists Announced – click here! Student Artist Recognition Ceremony – April 5, 2017     The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2017 juried student art exhibition: Drawn West. This special exhibition of juried student art work will accompany the special exhibition Branding…

March 31, 2017


A New Frontier: Digital Media Teacher Workshop

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017 (9am-1pm)
Discover new art-making techniques with digital drawing, ceramics, glass, and stop motion apps. Also, learn strategies for implementing digital media with limited resources and incorporating these techniques into your existing curriculum. Content will be scalable for K-12. Sign up now for this teacher workshop which will take place Friday, March…

April 2017

April 1, 2017


Saturday Adventure Series: Birding on the Bayou

Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Bring the whole brood Our favorite feathered friends are passing through Shangri La this month! Join us for this family friendly boat ride excursion on Adam’s Bayou as we look for our avian visitors passing through on their spring migration. Binoculars will be provided, but you are more than…

April 5, 2017


Drawn West Exhibition Reception & Awards

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 (5-7pm)
Drawn West – 2017 Juried Student Art Exhibition Reception The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the awards ceremony and reception for the 2017 juried student art exhibition: Drawn West. You are invited to join us on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 5 – 7pm for a reception to: •…

April 7, 2017


SMA Playdate: Barnyard Fun

Friday, April 7, 2017 (10-11am)
Moo if you like to make art! Saddle up and explore farm and ranch animals in the galleries then create own animal sculptures in the studio. Children are encouraged to wear something with their favorite animal on it! Every playdate features gallery play, interactive looking experience, and an art studio visit designed…

April 8, 2017


The World War I Home Front

On view Apr. 8, 2017 - July 14, 2018 (9am-5pm; last tour 4pm)
The World War I Home Front: Orange Goes Over the Top A new exhibit at The W.H. Stark House entitled The World War I Home Front: Orange Goes Over the Top tells the story of how the Starks and the local community worked in home front efforts during World War I.…

Saturday Adventure Series: The Nature of Art

Saturday, Apr. 8, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Take a day for creative play! During this family friendly program we will use soils, leaves, and beetles to connect painting with the great outdoors. We will create homemade paints with natural ingredients and let the artists be unleashed! Come be inspired by the beauty of Shangri La Gardens!   Included…

1920s Day: A Return to Normalcy

Saturday, Apr. 8, 2017 (10am - 3pm)
Enjoy a shakin’ good time the 1920s Day at The W.H. Stark House!   Explore the early 1920s at The W.H. Stark House! How much did food cost? What did people earn? Be inspired by 1920s fashion and make a fascinator or a bow tie. Full House tours scheduled every 20 minutes…