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Stark Museum of Art
The W.H. Stark House
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December 2017 - December 2018
December 11, 2017
Now on view
The Long Shadow: The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty is a new exhibition now 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…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...
November 17, 2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 10:00am
Come explore the often unseen backcountry of Shangri La! Join us for a naturalist-guided hike to explore the ecology and natural history of southeast Texas. During this family friendly program we will be hiking 3+ miles on rough terrain in the natural areas of Shangri La to see what we…Read more...
November 19, 2018
Monday, November 19, 2018 7:30 pm and Tuesday, November 20, 2018 7:30 pm
From the songwriting team behind the smash hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La Land, A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage! Set in 1940s Indiana, a young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his…Read more...
November 20, 2018
November 20-23, 2018 (Tuesday-Wednesday, Friday)
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 20, 2018 - January 5, 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Celebrate the holiday season with “Spirit of Bethlehem: The Boehm Porcelain Nativity.” Enjoy viewing this work of art including sixteen porcelain figures depicting the Christmas story. Learn about the tradition of the crèche, or manger scene. Centuries of tradition inspired the artisans of the Boehm studios. They followed the…Read more...
November 23, 2018
November 23-25, December 1-2, 8-9, & 15-16
Admission is free! Christmas Seasonal Setting will be on view from November 23-25, December 1-2, 8-9, and 15-16, 2018. The House will be decorated for the season and feature festive tableware, garland, and other holiday decorations. Tours include all three floors of the main house, which stands much as it did at…Read more...
November 27, 2018
Tuesday, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, and Dec. 11, 2018 (6 - 8pm)
Class is full Discover the joy of art-making Beginner Glass Fusion – a 3 part series! Gear up for the holidays by registering for the three-night glass fusion Adult Studio Workshop designed for adults and teens 14 and up. The small class size offers personal instruction and all materials are included in the…Read more...
November 29, 2018
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Book by Chris D’Arienzo arrangements and orchestration by Ethan Popp. Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was…Read more...
December 7, 2018
Friday, December 7, 2018 (10 - 11am)
Get ready to build a holiday sculpture! Get ready to build a holiday sculpture at SMA Playdate on Friday, December 7 from 10 am – 11 am! Little artists and their grown-ups will enjoy visiting the gallery for a special story and playtime before creating their own masterpiece in our studio.…Read more...