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Coughlan, Andy. Equals in the Craft: Newcomb Pottery Paved Way for Women’s Education., ISSUE magazine, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio Inc. (Beaumont, TX), Vol. 21 No. 4, page 13-14, December 2014. Tilley, Melissa. Legacy of Pottery Revealed. Southeast Texas Events Book,  Magazine (Beaumont, TX), page 28, November 2014. Rankin, Beth. Art + music + booze: Get glazed at Stark’s Night at the Museum., CAT5 magazine, The Beaumont Enterprise (Beaumont, TX), November 12, 2014. Rankin, Beth. Live music this weekend., CAT5 magazine, The Beaumont Enterprise (Beaumont, TX), November 12, 2014. Rankin, Beth. Magic Hour: The Tontons get hip to Orange, Texas., CAT5 magazine, The Beaumont Enterprise (Beaumont, TX), November 12, 2014. Knudson, Rainey; Davenport, Bill; Rees, Christina. Top 5: Oct. 23, 2014., from Glasstire, Texas Visual Art (Houston, TX), October 23, 2014. Libardi, Manuella. Orange museum highlights female artists., from The Beaumont Enterprise newspaper (Beaumont, TX), September 27, 2014. Opinion> Letters, Friday Letters: Stark museum, KIPP, homeownership (David Hartman, Beaumont)., from The Houston Chronicle newspaper. (Houston, TX), May 22, 2014. Garner, Chet. Daytripper: Orange., from Texas Highways magazine. (Austin, TX), April 2014. Coughlan, Andy. Cultural Threads:  Stark Museum Hosts Overview of Navajo Weaving Traditions. Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio Inc. (Beaumont, TX), Vol. 20, No. 6, March 2014. Coughlan, Andy. Old-Fashioned Modern Girl: Artist Fuses Contemporary Sensibilities with Classical Style. Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio Inc. (Beaumont, TX), February 2011. Hays, Jacqueline. Art of Exploration: Stark Museum Family Day Imports Camels to Highlight Painting Exhibit. University Press (Beaumont, TX), January 27, 2011,!/up01.27.11.pdf (accessed January 31, 2011). Biebel, Lucy. ” Out of Many, One: Single Work in White Marble Embodies Young Nation’s Efforts to Answer What it Means to be American.” The Examiner (Beaumont, TX), January 27 – February 2, 2011. Entertainment Guide. Morale lll,  Amos.Pieces of Value: You Don;t Have to Go to a Big City Museum to Find Valuable Works. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, January 15, 2011. BE Section. Stark Museum Opens Exhibit on Lands Fit for the Camel. Orange (TX) Leader,  January 13, 2011. News  Section. Ivanova, Elena. Here Comes Sinterklass: Saints, Myths led to Creation of Iconic Christmas Image. Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio Inc. (Beaumont, TX), December 2010 / January 2011. Oblivious. Off Ramp: A Guide to Arts and Cultural Adventures in Southeast Texas, (Beaumont, TX) Fall/Winter 2010, 20. Toal, Margaret.  With Art to Boot: Stark Museum of Art’s Family Day in Orange is all Cowboy all the Time. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, July 9, 2010, BE section. Stark Museum of Arts to Host Wild West Family Day. Orange (TX) Leader, July 7, 2010. Garcia, Julie. Art Pop: Five Colorful Southeast Texas Exhibits That Can’t Be Missed. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, June 11, 2010. BE section. Ivanova, Elena. Drawing from Life? Naturalists Added Extra Dimension to Science. Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio, Inc. (Beaumont, TX), June 2010. Biebel, Lucy. Tulipomania: A Roundtable Discussion of Pavord’s The Tulip. The Examiner (Beaumont, TX), May 27 – June 2, 2010. Entertainment Guide. Healy, Donna. Softer Side of Sharp. Billings (MT) Gazette, May 16, 2010. Sunday Magazine. Toal, Margaret. One Slip Can Change History. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, May 1, 2010. BE Section Stark Museum to Host Tulip Roundtable May 18. Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio, Inc. (Beaumont, TX), May 2010. Free Screening of The Curious Mister Catesby Set for Sunday. The Orange (TX) Leader, April 23, 2010, News section. Stark Museum Introduces New Painting Class. The Orange (TX) Leader, April 12, 2010. Section A. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, May 1, 2010, News section. Coughlan, Andy. Fascinating Flora: Stark Art Exhibit Brings Blooms to the Fore. Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio, Inc. (Beaumont, TX), May 2010. Stark Museum Celebrating Spring with Blooms Exhibition and More! Port Arthur (TX) News, March 21, 2010. Life Section. Martinez, Susan. Just One of Stark’s Talents. County (Orange, TX) Record, March 10, 2010. News Section. Stark Museum Celebrates Spring with Exhibit. The Orange (TX) Leader, March 6, 2010. Section A. “Stark Museum to Hold Conversation, Dedication with Sculpture Artist.”  Orange (TX) Leader, February 21, 2010.  News Section. Garcia, Julie. It’s all in the Details: Stark Museum Collection in Capable Gloved- Hands of Registrar. Issue, The Arts Magazine  of the Art Studio, Inc. (Beaumont, TX), February 2010. “Zrebiec to Speak on Artist Lorentz Kleiser.”  The Orange (TX) Leader, January 21, 2010. Section A. Stark Museum Presents Holiday Exhibition Celebration with Music. Orange (TX) Leader, December 15, 2009, on-line edition. “Books of Hours: Stark Museum Exhibit Features Medieval Manuscripts, Tapestries.  Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio, Inc. (Beaumont, TX), December 2009. Happy Holidays From the Stark Museum of Art. Off Ramp: A Guide to Arts and Culture in Southeast Texas, Fall/Winter 2009, 21. Peveto, Kyle. Art Entwined: A Collection of Tapestry and Manuscripts From Days Gone By are on Display at the Stark Museum. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, Nov. 20, 2009, BE Section. Orange County Social Scene: The Spot. Beaumont (TX) Examiner, Nov.13-19, 2009, Orange County Edition. Western Museum Roundup. Western Art Collector, October 2009, 30. Stark’s Dazzling Firearms Reception.  VIP of Southeast Texas Magazine. September 2009, 37. Pistol-Packing Art: Stark Museum of Art Exhibit Highlights Embellished Firearms. Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio, Inc. (Beaumont, TX), September  2009. Museum Features Manuscripts, Tapestries. Orange County (TX) Record, Week of Sept. 16, 2009, Section A. Toal, Margaret. New Statue is Oblivious.” Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, Aug. 19, 2009, News section. “Oblivious Becomes Fixture at Stark Museum of Art.  The Orange (TX) County Record, Week of Aug. 19, 2009, Section A. “Your Day Today:  Today’s Best Bet:  Lecture Annie Oakley Book Talk.” Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, Aug. 13, 2009, News Section. “Oakely Birthday Bash Planned.” Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, Aug. 12, 2009, BE Section. Firearms Authority to Discuss Colt Pistols. Orange (TX) Leader, July 30, 2009, News section. “Leading Arms Historian to Give Seminar.”  The Orange County (TX) Record, Week of July 29, 2009, Section. A. Doiron, Darragh.  Pistols: Dazzling Firearms is Popular Draw at Stark Museum of Art. The Port Arthur (TX) News, July 26, 2009, Life section. “Stark Museum Welcomes Firearms Historian,”  Orange (TX) Leader, July 13, 2009, Online edition. SETX Events: Photos and Sharp Shooters. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, July 12, 2009, BE section. “Stark Museum.”  Orange (TX) Leader, July 10, 2009, Entertainment section. “Museum to Host Sharpshooter.”  Orange (TX) Leader, July 9, 2009, News section. “Stark Museum of Art Hosts Annie Oakley at Dazzling Family Day.”  The Orange County (TX) Record, Week of July 8, 2009. “Stark to Host ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ Cast.” Port Arthur (TX) News, July 8, 2009, Online edition. Hartshorne, Stephen. “Family Fun:  The Texas Gulf Coast Has It All.” (accessed July 8, 2009). Moore, Sarah. Gun Show Takes Aim at History. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, June 21, 2009, News section. Wisor, Donna Rae. “Pistols Exhibit Explores Beauty of Decorative Firearms.” Beaumont (TX) Examiner, June 19-25, 2009, Entertainment guide. “Stark Museum of Art to Feature Exhibit on Pistols.” The Orange (TX) Leader, June 13, 2009. Section A. “Stark Museum of Art Exhibits Pistols:  Dazzling Firearms.”  The Orange County (TX) Record, Week of June 10, 2009, Section A. Pistols: Dazzling Firearms: Stark Museum of Art Exhibit Loaded with History, Art and Culture. Off Ramp: A Guide to Arts and Culture in Southeast Texas, Summer 2009, 6-7. McBride, Jane.  “Foote Wrote For and About Us.”  Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, March 8, 2009, BE section. Martinez, Humberto. Love of Arts. Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, February 22, 2009, Progress section. Lange, Marty.  “Museum Masterpieces.” Texas Highways, Jan. 2009, 20. Danelo, Matthew.  “Where are You?  Can You Guess What These Southeast Texas Landmarks Are?” Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, Dec. 7, 2008, BE section. Sanders, Ashley.  “The Art to Cultured Kids:  A Little Imagination is All It Takes to Cultivate a Love of Creative Works in Your Children.” Beaumont (TX)  Enterprise, Oct. 26, 2008, Here & Now section. Sachar, Emily.  “15 Paintings:  The Story of the American West Has Been Told in Blood, Sweat, Tears  and Paint.” Cowboys & Indians, Oct. 2008, 122. Toal, Margaret.  “Art Mixes with Geography in Family Day.” Orange County (TX) News, Sept. 10, 2008. Coughlan, Andy.  “Art and the Natural World:  Stark Museum Show Celebrates Nature Pioneers.” Issue, The Arts Magazine of the Art Studio, Inc. (Beaumont, TX), April 2008. McBride, Jane.  “Shangri La Inspires Art Exhibition.” Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, March 14, 2008, Spaces & Pursuits section. Harbaugh, Harold.  “Western Art Finds a Home in Far East Texas Museum:  The Surprises Keep Coming at the Stark Museum in Orange.” Dallas  (TX) Morning News, March 2, 2008, Travel section. Reid, Jamie.  “Houston Officials Brag on Stark Museum.” Orange County (TX) News, June 20, 2007. Reid, Jamie.  “Stark Western Art Returns from Impressed Houston.” Beaumont (TX) Enterprise, June 17, 2007, Here & Now section.