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August 2017 - January 2018

August 1, 2017

This Land Was Made for You and Me – Juried Student Art Exhibition

Register Now Through Jan. 31, 2018 (Tues. - Sat., 9am-5pm)
Whispering Canyons by Michelle Olson, LCM High School      The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2018 juried student art exhibition: This Land Was Made for You and Me, March 2 – June 2, 2018. The juried student art exhibition will complement the Stark Museum of Art’s…
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September 2017

September 23, 2017

Container Gardening: Bringing the Garden to Your Porch

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 (10am - Noon)
Part of the Shangri La Lecture & Workshop Series! Join Cheryl Farmer, Shangri La Greenhouse Manager in the Shangri La Lab, for a creative container gardening workshop and plant your own ornamental plant combo! Learn how to choose the correct containers, potting mix and plants for your gardening success. The workshop…
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September 30, 2017

Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 3pm 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…
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October 2017

October 13, 2017

SMA Playdate: Orange as a Pumpkin

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 (10-11am)
Orange ya ready for fall fun?!? Yellow, orange, red, and brown, fall colors are all around! Explore the colors, smells, and sights of fall and then create our own scented autumn art in the studio. Every playdate features gallery play, interactive looking experience, and an art studio visit designed to connect children…
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October 14, 2017

Painting in the Garden

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 (10am - Noon)
Part of the Shangri La Lecture & Workshop Series! Be inspired be the world around you! Create an acrylic landscape painting on canvas of Shangri La Botanical Gardens with Stark Museum of Art Educator, Annmarie Ventura, in this two hour class. Whether you are an expert or novice, this workshop will…
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October 28, 2017

Adult Studio Workshop – En Plein Air, Watercolor (1 session)

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 (10am - 4pm)
Discover the joy of art-making En Plein Air, Watercolor (1 session)!   What does “en plein air” mean? This French term is used to describe the practice of artists who chose to paint a landscape or other chosen subject out of doors, rather than in a studio or workshop. Sound fun? Join us! This…
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Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 3pm 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…
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November 2017

November 18, 2017

Orchid Repotting Workshop

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 (10am - Noon)
Part of the Shangri La Lecture & Workshop Series! Join Jennifer Buckner, Director of Horticulture, in a hands-on demonstration about repotting orchids. The workshop fee includes an orchid and repotting supplies. $20 materials fee.   To register, fill out the form below or call 409.670.0803. << Previous Workshop
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November 28, 2017

Adult Studio Workshop – Hand-Building with Clay (1 of 3)

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 (6 - 8pm)
Discover the joy of art-making Hand-Building with Clay – a 3 part series!   Discover the hands-on magic of hand-building pottery. Get messy and try out what you learn! Create in our new studio during the SMA Adult Studio Workshop on hand building with clay this winter. This workshop’s special guest artist will be…
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