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Stark Museum of Art
The W.H. Stark House
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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...
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...
October 2019 - November 2019
October 29, 2019
Tuesday evenings, October 29, November 5, 12, and 19 (4:30- 5:30 p.m.)
Learn how to create realistic charcoal drawings during this four-week class for students in 9th – 12th grades. Students will work with compressed and vine charcoal while learning techniques to create realistic renderings. The class will culminate with a matted 11 x 14 drawing that students will be…Read more...
November 2019 - January 2020
November 19, 2019
On view November 19, 2019 through January 4, 2020 (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)
The artist Charles Marion Russell loved Christmas time. The Stark Museum of Art’s exhibit features a selection of holiday greetings the artist sent to friends. His words and pictures spread good cheer. This encore exhibit includes five holiday cards and one letter fragment that the artist drew, wrote, and…Read more...
November 23, 2019
Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Join Jennifer Buckner, Director of Horticulture, for a hands-on demonstration about repotting orchids. You’ll discover the many ways orchids have fascinated plant lovers far and wide as well as why they are known as one of the world’s most beautiful flowers. The workshop fee includes an orchid and repotting supplies. Shangri…Read more...
Saturday, November 23, 2019 (5:00-7:00 pm)
Kick off the holiday season with an elegant afterhours event at the Stark Museum of Art on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Visit the special exhibition Conservation Art: Federal Duck Stamps and Prints and challenge your friends to an exciting round of the classic Nintendo video game Duck HuntTM.…Read more...
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 7:30pm
CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF RAY CHARLES! This brassy, swinging show celebrates the iconic “genius of soul” Ray Charles’ music with an all-star cast of award-winning performers featuring 10-time Grammy® Award Winner & Gospel Music Hall of Famers, Take 6, Emmy Award Winner and Grammy® Nominee, Clint Holmes, 6-time Grammy® nominated…Read more...
November 26, 2019
November 26, 27, & 29, 2019 (1:00-4:00 p.m.)
Recommended for guests of all ages! Time spent engaging is flexible, visitors may stay entire time or just a few minutes Four drop in activities each day, activities change each Doodle Day Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult Doodle Days is held in one museum gallery, signage will direct visitors Doodling…Read more...
November 29, 2019
November 29, 30, December 1st, 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, & 21st
After extensive restoration of both exterior and interior spaces, the Nelda C. & H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation is happy to announce the re-opening of The W.H. Stark House for 2019 Holiday Tours. Come and see our newly restored Formal Dining Room, featuring a hand-painted, full ceiling mural by local artist…Read more...
December 2, 2019
Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:30pm
CHRISTMAS TOUR 2019! Christian duo, Shane & Shane and Contemporary Christian artist, Phil Wickham present their annual Christmas Tour featuring a fun, family-friendly evening filled with holiday songs and original worship music. Three time Dove Award winners, Shane and Shane are a Texas-based worship duo who joined forces while attending A&M…Read more...