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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...
January 19, 2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 7:30pm
OMG you guys!!! LEGALLY BLONDE – THE MUSICAL is coming back to the Lutcher! Fabulously fun and international award-winning LEGALLY BLONDE – THE MUSICAL is the ultimate Broadway tribute to Girl Power! The story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in…Read more...
January 25, 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019 – 7:30pm
SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and…Read more...
January 26, 2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for a special presentation of Edward S. Curtis’s groundbreaking 1914 film In the Land of the Head Hunters on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. In the Land of the Head Hunters was one of the first feature films to cast an exclusively Native…Read more...
February 1, 2019
Friday, February 1, 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...
February 2, 2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Explore Wet Plate Collodion Photography for Beginners! Explore historic glass plate photography during our Adult Studio Workshop: Wet Plate Collodion Photography for Beginners on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wet plate collodion is an early photographic process dating to the 1850’s which requires the use of a…Read more...
February 4, 2019
Monday, February 4, 2019 – 7:30pm
They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story — a story…Read more...
February 19, 2019
Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:30pm
Making Their Lutcher Debut… LA Theater Works, broadcast weekly on public radio, performs this modern classic with their signature audio theater format featuring actors of the stage and screen, live sound effects and a spontaneous, intimate experience. STEEL MAGNOLIAS remains one of the great stories of female empowerment and…Read more...
February 22, 2019
Friday, February 22, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Join Curator Sarah E. Boheme for a special Insights Lunch & Look on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Boehme will discuss how art and life intersected for artist Joseph Henry Sharp. The painter wanted to live near the subjects he portrayed, so he had a…Read more...