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Lecture Series 2018 Announced

February 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


McFaddin-Ward House Plans Stellar Series

We’ve been busy planning this year’s lecture series and finding top notch speakers from around the country. Prepare to be dazzled by experts in art, science, and literature. As always, dates and speakers are subject to change, but not likely. Check our Facebook page and this website each month for confirmation.

Lecture Series 2018 Calendar

February 8 – “Alien Worlds: The Search for Planets Around Other Stars” McDonald Observatory Astronomer Bill Cochran

March 8 – “The Day Tripper” Texas Highways Magazine author Chet Garner

April 12 – “Ghost Towns, Gas Stations, and a Twenty-Foot Cowboy”, Texas photographer Jack Knox

May 10 – “Handle With Care”, the story of moving a Frank Lloyd Wright House from New Jersey to Arkansas, Crystal Bridges Museum Project Curator Dylan Turk

June 14 – “S.W.A.G.”, Southern Women Aging Gracefully author Melinda Thompson

August 9 – “Quilts from Wall to Wall”, The National Quilt Museum director Frank Bennett

September 13 – “Climbing the Family Tree”, Family Tree DNA C.E.O. Bennett Greenspan

October 11 – “Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste”, author Bianca Bosker


February 8, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Allen Lea
Karen Chapman


McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center
1906 Calder
Beaumont, TX 77701 United States
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