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Stark Museum of Art
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October 14, 2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 7:00pm
There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Orange, Texas. The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the…Read more...
October 20, 2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 10:00 am
Worms, roly polys, and spiders; oh my! There are thousands of creepy crawly critters that call Shangri La home. Join us for this family friendly program where we will seek out and investigate what makes these critters unique. Every Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature…Read more...
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...
Saturday, October 27, 2018 – 10:00am
Rocks are all different shapes and colors, but how are they made? Bring the entire family to conduct scientific experiments with rocks and investigate their differences. Explore how rocks are made by creating your own- out of chocolate! Every Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature…Read more...
Saturday, October 27, 2018 (4:00–6:30 pm)
Lasting Impressions: The Work of Edward S. Curtis opens at the Stark Museum of Art on October 27, 2018. Dr. Sarah E. Boehme, Curator, will offer a lecture at 4:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Education Center; a reception with light refreshments and soft drinks will follow. The Museum will remain…Read more...
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
DAVID SANBORN has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. Having inspired countless other musicians, Dave has worked in many genres which typically blend instrumental pop, R&B and lately, more and more traditional jazz. He released his first…Read more...
November 10, 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 10:00am
This family friendly program begins with story time in the Children’s Garden, followed by some fun facts about our local beneficial insects! We will explore the many benefits of having lady bugs and honey bees in our garden, followed by the release of live lady bugs and a sampling of…Read more...
Saturday, November 10, 2018 (10:30am-12:30pm)
Connect with the Edward S. Curtis exhibit when you participate in the High Contrast Watercolor Portrait workshop, which is designed for adults and children aged 7 and older. Learn about the photogravure method that Curtis is famous for while visiting the exhibition. Experiment with different watercolor techniques to create a…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...