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December 2017 - December 2022

December 11, 2017

The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty Exhibition

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…
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January 2020 - March 2020

January 18, 2020

Art: It’s Elementary!

On view January 18 - March 7, 2020
ART: It’s Elementary!   The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first annual elementary art exhibition, Art: It’s Elementary! The exhibition will feature original works of art from Orange County elementary students in Kindergarten – 2nd grades. The inaugural exhibition will be held January 18 – February 29, 2020…
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February 2020 - September 2020

February 15, 2020

The Drawing Experience

On View February 15 - September 19, 2020
Immerse yourself in the world of drawing in this hands-on interactive exhibition.View drawings from the Stark Museum of Art’s collection including some never on view before! Uncover the magic that artists seemingly use from sketch to finished drawing. Experiment with techniques and tools that make drawings come to life and…
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February 26, 2020

Bird Watching Wednesdays – Spring 2020

Select Wednesdays throughout February 26th - April 22nd (9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)
Calling all nature photographers and bird enthusiasts! Want to learn about the birds that call Shangri La Gardens home? Join us to see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the Gardens has to offer! Birders of all skill levels are invited to join Environmental Educator, Kathleen Nelligan and…
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February 27, 2020

“Home is Where the Heart is – A Love Story at The W.H. Stark House” Specialty Tour

Thursday, February 27, 2020 (5:30-7:00 p.m.)
Join us for a heartwarming look inside The W.H. Stark House that follows the love story of William Henry Stark and Miriam Melissa Lutcher. See some of their most cherished items highlighted within their home of over 40 years. Spaces are limited. As always, participants must be at least 6 years…
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March 2020

March 6, 2020

SMA Playdate: Let’s Paint

Friday, March 6, 2020 (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…
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March 7, 2020

Saturday Adventure Series: Southbound

Saturday, March 7, 2020 (10:00-11:00 a.m.)
Migrating is tough work, but you would be surprised by who takes these epic journeys twice a year. Join us as we take a look at some of our air born creatures that go far and wide during the winter months. Discover the reasons for these marathon flights and why…
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Free First Floor Tour

Saturday, March 7, 2020 (10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.)
Pop over to The W.H. Stark House during SMA Family Day for a free First Floor Tour for the whole family! No registration required, all ages welcome. Enter through the 6th Street Gate or through the Carriage House across Main Street. *Please note – First Floor tours are not wheelchair…
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Family Day

Saturday, March 7, 2020 (10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.)
Draw and play with us at the Stark Museum of Art’s Family Day on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.! Enjoy several different activities designed to keep the whole family happy. From making art to a scavenger hunt, this family day will have something for everyone! Free…
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March 9, 2020

An American in Paris

Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm
ROMANCE! ADVENTURE! GERSHWIN! In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses…
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