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Stark Museum to Host Family Day January 27

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Create memories and masterpieces in the new year at the Stark Museum of Art’s Family Day event on Saturday, January 27m, 2024, from 10 AM – 2 PM. Families are invited to explore the museum and experience art together through fun activities planned for children of all ages. Admission to the event is free of charge.

Young artists and their grown-ups can utilize their creativity while participating in activities that engage multiple senses and discover connections to the artwork on view throughout the museum. Family Day activities Include:

  • Brand new Digital Gallery Scavenger Hunt
  • Art-making activities and crafts for the whole family, including a Tot Spot play and art-making area designed for ages five and under
  • Local artist Calvin Carter as he sketches art in the gallery
  • New special exhibit, “ART: It’s Elementary,” showcasing local elementary students in the Community Art Gallery. Celebrate the artists during the Recognition Ceremony at 2 p.m.
  • Photos in the Family Day Photo Spot in the lobby
  • Special family-friendly activities led by the Orange Train Depot Museum, Shangri La Gardens, The W.H. Stark House, and more

For more info, visit their Facebook page or their website.

 

Fifth Annual ART: It’s Elementary Now on Display at Stark Art Museum

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The Fifth Annual ART: It’s Elementary exhibition is NOW on view through March 9. 2024, at the Stark Museum of Art, 712 Green Ave. in Orange. The exhibition features original works of art from kindergarten through third-grade student artists in Region 5, Texas, and Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

There will be a celebration of their student artists at a Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 2 p.m. in conjunction with Family Day. All student artists in the exhibition will be recognized and presented with an award ribbon during the ceremony.

Learn more about the exhibition here.

Stark Museum Hosting Intro to Printmaking Class

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The Stark Museum of Art is inviting children to become a printmaker. During this four-week class, 5th-8th grade students will learn how to create multiple prints of original drawings using two different printmaking techniques.

Students will learn how to properly use and identify printmaking tools, register and label prints, and use a printing press! The class will culminate with a matted 5″x 7″ print that students will be proud to display.

Registration is $40 per student, and students will complete the class with a printmaking kit.

This four-week class will meet beginning January 17, 2024, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Students may be assigned some brief at-home assignments during the class that will reinforce the instruction given in the studio. Class size is limited to allow one-on-one time with our Teaching Artist.

For more information, please contact rjohns@starkmuseum.org or call 409-886-2787, extension 3028.

Online registration is available here.

 

Stark Museum Hosting Adult One-Point Perspective Drawing Class

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Discover the secrets to creating dynamic and three-dimensional images utilizing a one-point perspective. During this three-week class, participants will learn the fundamental rules of one-point perspective, draw simple scenes, and understand the implementation of these concepts in their art practice. Participants will complete a final 8″ x 10″ drawing demonstrating their new skills and abilities.

This three-day class will meet on Wednesday afternoons starting January 17, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Brief at-home assignments may be given during the workshop that will reinforce the instruction given in the studio. Class size is limited to a maximum of 10 participants.

Registration is $40 per person, and all materials are provided and will be yours to keep at the conclusion of the workshop. For more information, please contact rjohns@starkmuseum.org or call 409-886-2787, extension 3028.

Online registration is available here.

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