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Stark Museum of Art
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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 2019 - May 2019
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...
April 26, 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
The Tony Award winning Best Musical, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT, begins its search for the Holy Grail in the Fall of 2018. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” With a book by Eric Idle and music and…Read more...
April 27, 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
0 THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! Join us at Shangri La Gardens to discover the secrets of scales. We will scour the gardens looking for wild with scales such as snakes, turtles, and alligators. During this family friendly program, we will observe our scaly friends and find out what makes…Read more...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 (11am - 2pm)
Join us one Saturday a month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 2pm 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 will ‘meet’…Read more...
April 28, 2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019 (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Mark your calendars and join us for the 115th year of the Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest in Reading and Declamation! Show your support for local students as they compete for best presentation and earn scholarships. This event is FREE and open to the public. Light reception to follow.Read more...
May 3, 2019
Friday, May 3, 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...
May 4, 2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! We know there are different types of spiders, but did you know there are different types of webs? Join us for a fun filled program to get up close and personal with some of Shangri La Garden’s awesome arachnids and their webs. We will even…Read more...
May 11, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! Do you know what it takes for a plant to grow big and strong? Join us for this family friendly program to learn what plants need to grow and flourish. We will explore the Children’s Garden and create our own make-and-take grass friends. Select Saturdays from…Read more...