Free Outreach Programs

The Stark Museum of Art is proud to partner with the Orange Service League to provide FREE outreach programs for fourth-grade students during Fall 2017 and first-grade students during Spring 2018 to classrooms in Orange County, Texas. Each program includes a hands-on studio art experience taught by a Museum educator. Programs are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Maximum of two classes per session.

To register, CLICK HERE or call 409.221.6685.

Oops Art for Fourth-Grade

Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg encourages artists to turn an “oops” moment into unexpected, fantastic, and original art! Fourth grade students will create art in oops-inspired fashion by dripping, tapping, and swirling watercolor paint onto their paper. Relying on their imaginations, students will turn their paint marks into oops-figures and scenes with markers. Students will also learn about a work of art in the Stark Museum of Art collection by renowned western artist, Charles Marion Russell. This program is available only for fourth-grade classrooms in Fall 2017.

Paper Palooza for First-Grade

Paper sculptures come to life with this 3D, collage technique! First grade students will cut, fold, bend, twist, and glue down colored paper onto a sturdy board, and the final result is a sculptural and exciting wall-hanging. Students will learn new words like “abstract” and learn about a non-representational work of art in the Stark Museum of Art collection by John Henry Twachtman. This program is available only for first-grade classrooms in Spring 2018.


During January and February 2018, the Stark Museum of Art will offer a special opportunity for Pre-K-5 campuses in Orange County to help paint a panoramic mural that will be installed along the perimeter fence of the Museum. A Teaching Artist will visit each class at the participating campus to give instruction and guide the mural development. Murals will be scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To sign-up for outreach or murals, call 409.221.6685 or register online.