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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...
January 2020 - February 2020
January 2, 2020
Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.
Outpost Tour Times: Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. Please call in advance to see if the outpost tours are running due to extremely low water levels. The Outpost Tour is a guided journey along the waterways of Adams Bayou on one of Shangri La’s specially outfitted pontoon watercraft. More importantly, the Outpost Tour is…Read more...
January 14, 2020
Tuesday evenings, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, & 11, 2020 (4:30-5:30 p.m.)
This program is full. Get ready to learn about shading! During this five-week class, students in 5th-8th grade will have the opportunity to learn how to use shading techniques to create 3D effects using different values. Students will work with assorted drawing pencils while learning about hatching, cross hatching and…Read more...
January 18, 2020
On view January 18 - February 29, 2020
ART: It’s Elementary! The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first annual elementary art exhibition, Art: It’s Elementary! The exhibition will feature original works of art from Orange County elementary students in Kindergarten – 2nd grades. The inaugural exhibition will be held January 18 – February 29, 2020…Read more...
Saturday, January 18, 2020 (10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
This workshop is full. In the New Year, learn about a new art media offered by the Stark Museum! Learn how glass artists paint with glass frit (tiny pieces of glass) and glass powder during our CREATE! Workshop – Paint with Glass on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10:30 a.m.…Read more...
January 25, 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020 (5:00-7:00 p.m.)
Looking for a wickedly-fun night out? Make plans now for our next Date Night at the Museum on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. This special after-hours event offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the museum during twilight hours. Enjoy appetizers and a glass of wine while taking-in the…Read more...
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30pm
WICKEDLY SMART SONGWRITING! Named after a haunting Bob Dylan song, FAREWELL ANGELINA is an all-female country group with four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and accomplished multi-instrumentalists. Their stellar blend of heart-stopping harmonies over blazing double violins and guitars has earned soaring praise across the board. BUY TICKETS …Read more...
February 7, 2020
Friday, February 7, 2020 (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…Read more...
February 8, 2020
Saturday, February 8, 2020 (10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
This workshop is full. Discover the process of creating with clay and create a turtle to tuck into your garden at home! Join us for this special CREATE! Workshop – Clay Garden Turtle on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. led by Joshua Cole from The…Read more...
February 13, 2020
Thursday, February 13, 2020 (5:00-7:00 p.m.)
Join the Stark Museum of Art on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. for an Opening Reception celebrating our new special exhibition The Drawing Experience. The reception will include live music by David Gonzalez and friends, free wine from Free State Cellars, and delicious appetizers from The…Read more...