Stark Museum of Art

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Orange, TX 77630

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Drawn to Life: Audubon’s Legacy

Stark Museum of Art

March 28 - July 25, 2015

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 books, and manuscripts from the Stark Museum’s collection.


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 […]

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

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. […]

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 […]