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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...
June 2019 - August 2019
June 7, 2019
Every Friday, June 7 - August 9, 2019 (1:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Sweet summer time is doodle time! 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 with…Read more...
June 8, 2019
On view June 8 - July 27, 2019 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce ARISE: 2019 Orange County Rising Senior Art Exhibition, a new student art exhibition featuring original works of art from rising high school seniors in Orange County. The inaugural exhibition will be held June 8 – July 27, 2019 in the Community…Read more...
July 2019 - January 2020
July 13, 2019
July 13, 2019 - January 4, 2020 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
The Stark Museum of Art is bringing the great outdoors inside with Conservation Art: Federal Duck Stamps & Prints. Started in 1934, the Federal Duck Stamp program links hunting with conservation. Sales of stamps support wildlife habitat. Choosing artists to design the stamps added visual drama. Artists’ prints…Read more...
July 16, 2019
July 16-19, 2019 (8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
THIS CAMP IS FULL! EcoRangers Summer Camps – Geology Rocks! Grade: Entering 3rd & 4th Come join us this week at Shangri La Gardens as we explore the world of geology and discover what makes rocks, ROCK! We will conduct hands-on experiments investigating the powers behind rocks; how they are formed, what they…Read more...
July 16-19, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
THIS CAMP IS FULL! Art Quest Summer Camps For students entering 1st through 2nd grade Application available here! Kids will make their own tracks in this wildlife art camp! We will explore a new habitat each day to create collaged woodland creatures, sculpt jungle animals, and dive into foil print fish. Kids will have…Read more...
July 23, 2019
July 23-26, 2019 (8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
THIS CAMP IS FULL! EcoRangers Summer Camps – Swamp Thing Grade: Entering 1st & 2nd What is full of snakes, turtles, alligators, trees, and murky waters? The swamp, of course! Campers will discover the importance of this wondrous wetland with nature hikes and a tour of the bayou. They will take a closer…Read more...
July 24, 2019
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 (9:30-10:30 a.m.)
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. Attention: This program is first come first served. RSVP to secure your place in the program. Register online through the form below, via email at email@example.com, or via phone at 409-670-0803. This summer, all Wild Wednesday programs are paired with a book! Each adventure will start with story…Read more...
July 27, 2019
Saturday, July 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...
Saturday, July 27, 2019 – 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon reception celebrating the opening of the new, special exhibition Conservation Art: Federal Duck Stamps and Prints and an insights lecture by Celeste Rickert, a Federal Duck Stamp Contest competitor from Katy, TX. The afternoon reception will begin at 2:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served…Read more...