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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...
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...
March 2019 - May 2019
March 19, 2019
March 19 - May 18, 2019 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2019 juried student art exhibition: Portraits of Our Community. This special exhibition of juried student art work will accompany the Stark Museum of Art’s special exhibition Lasting Impressions: The Work of Edward S. Curtis. The exhibition is open to private,…Read more...
March 23, 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! Join us for this family-friendly program to uncover the hidden gems of Shangri La Gardens. Maps and compasses will guide us on the path to discover hidden treasure in the gardens! Participants will even get to keep what they find! Select Saturdays from 10:00…Read more...
Saturday, March 23, 2019 (2:00-4:00 pm)
Join us in celebrating the 115th year of the Stark Reading Contest. The Reunion will commemorate the impact of the Contest with testimonials from previous scholarship winners and an announcement of the 2019 County Finalists. Light refreshments will be served. Each year from 1904 to 1975, the Stark Family – beginning…Read more...
March 30, 2019
Saturday, March 30, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! Texas weather can be so unpredictable! Have you ever wondered why it rains or what type of cloud is making that animal-like shape? The Shangri La Gardens educators have the answers for you! During this family friendly program we will discuss rain, snow, and cloud types.…Read more...
Saturday, March 30, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Have a picture perfect Saturday at the Stark Museum of Art’s Portrait Family Day on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.! Enjoy art-making activities, caricature artist demonstrations, Tot Spot for children 4 and under, murals and art exhibits by local K-12 students, raffles, edible art,…Read more...
Saturday, Mar. 30, 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...
April 3, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 p.m.)
Portraits of Our Community – 2019 Juried Student Art Exhibition Reception Celebrate our local student artists at the 2019 Juried Student Art Reception on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy visiting Portraits of Our Community: 2019 Juried Student Art Exhibition in the Walter G. Riedel III Education…Read more...
April 5, 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019 (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 building…Read more...