Stark Museum of Art

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712 Green Avenue

Orange, TX 77630

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Workshop: Unstoppable String Art

In this workshop, participants will study the work of Emil Bisttram and then create work based on his designs and concepts. Go here to reserve […]

Drawn to Life: Audubon’s Legacy

An exhibition of John James Audubon’s influential depictions of North American birds and animals in their typical gestures and natural environments–including pastels, engravings, lithographs, printed […]

Director's Favorite

Retiring Managing Director Patsy Herrington’s favorite decorative art objects from The W.H. Stark House collections.

On the Wing: Birds in Books of Hours

Four medieval Books of Hours from the Stark’s collection, each open to a page containing a hand-painted illustration of a bird.

Forensic Art with Lois Gibson

Forensic artist Lois Gibson speaks on “The Art of Catching Criminals”, at the Lutcher Theater, 707 W. Main Avenue, Orange, Texas. The lecture is followed […]

Explore Art: Materials and Methods Revealed

Art from the collections arranged by medium, with interactive areas that offer visitors the chance to draw, coil pots, weave on a Navajo-style loom. Videos […]

Unveiling of Edmonia Lewis's "Hiawatha

The Stark Museum of Art holds a gallery spotlight and a reception on Tuesday, February 1st to celebrate the life and artistry of internationally acclaimed […]

Entwined across the Ages

Check out the Stark Museum of Art’s collection of medieval illuminated manuscripts exhibited within a setting of twentieth-century wall tapestries that were inspired by arts […]

Pistols: Dazzling Firearms

"In Pistols: Dazzling Firearms, fifty exceptional American firearms illustrate how art, historical events, and popular culture have influenced the design and symbolism of decorative weaponry. […]

Julian Onderdonk: Bluebonnets and Beyond

Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, Bluebonnets and Beyond: Julian Onderdonk, American Impressionist features over 90 paintings loaned from public and private collections. Dr. […]

Art in the Park

The Stark Museum of Art, the W.H. Stark House, and Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center will all participate in the seventh annual Art […]

Thirtieth Anniversary Treasures

Thirtieth Anniversary Treasures: Unseen Works from the Stark Collection is a special exhibition at the Stark Museum of Art celebrating, what else, the Museum’s thirtieth anniversary. […]

Pictured Prayers: Medieval Books of Hours

Just in time for the holidays, the Stark Museum presents seven beautifully hand-painted manuscripts that will be open to devotional images related to the Christmas […]

Thirtieth Anniversary Treasures

In celebration of the Stark’s 30th anniversary, this special five-part exhibit features more than 80 artworks from the museum’s collection, some never before displayed to […]

Celebrate Shangri La

Highlighted will be John James Audubon’s double elephant folio of The Birds of America, including the Great Blue Heron, and work by other early naturalists […]

Featured Exhibtions

Visitors to the recent Modern West show at MFAH will remember two outstanding John Henry Twachtman paintings of Yellowstone sulphur pools; well, the Stark Museum […]

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