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Free Movie Event: “Bride of Frankenstein”

Visitor Center 1906 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX

Join us for a free and spooky movie screening of "Bride of Frankenstein"! Thursday, October 24, 2013 6:30 p.m. Free and open to everyone! In this 1935 sequel to Frankenstein, Mary Shelly (played by Elsa Lanchester) reveals that the story didn't end at the windmill fire. In Bride of Frankenstein, Dr. Pretorius makes a friend for his …

Conservation Savvy: From Expert to DIY

MCM Eleganté Hotel, Beaumont, Texas 2355 I-10 South, Beaumont, TX

Join us for our upcoming conference to learn the basics of conservation, from doing it yourself to hiring the best in the business. Conservation Savvy: From Expert to DIY November 7—9, 2013 We all have treasured objects in our possession--whether they are personal belongings passed down from loved ones, or priceless museum artifacts. Proper care …

Holiday Photo Opportunity

McFaddin-Ward House 1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX

You are invited to our free family photo day, Sunday, November 10, 2013 from noon to 3 p.m.! Have your photo taken in the museum! One day only! This is your once-a-year chance to dress up and have your family picture taken for holiday cards on the museum’s grand staircase! Bring your own camera, and …

Eggnog Evening and Christmas Light Ride

New York Pizza & Pasta 4405 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX

Come for a unique chance to see the museum at night at our eggnog evening! Start at the visitor center for tasty treats and eggnog then stroll over to the house for a self-guided tour. The event is free and open to the public. Call 832-1906 for details. See you there! Cyclists: Bring your bikes …

Art Greats of Southeast Texas Lecture

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center 1906 Calder, Beaumont, TX

The art scene in Southeast Texas is alive and well. Does that surprise you? For more than a century, great masters have lived among us, leaving behind brilliant works and respected reputations. We at the McFaddin-Ward House are proud to keep legacies alive through education and community events. This month is no exception as our …


Manners Matter for Kids – CLASS IS NOW FULL

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center 1906 Calder, Beaumont, TX

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL WHICH FORK DO I USE? / DON'T TALK WITH YOUR MOUTH FULL! / EXACTLY HOW DO I FOLD THIS NAPKIN??? The McFaddins were all about social graces and minding their manners. Come to the McFaddin-Ward House this summer for lessons! Get tips on conducting yourself at the table, proper conversation, introductions, …


Free Lecture: Tiffany Art Glass Expert to Speak at Museum

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center 1906 Calder, Beaumont, TX

Tiffany Art Glass The McFaddin-Ward House is proud to bring a Tiffany Art Glass expert to its 2016 Lecture Series. Paul Doros authored a book called The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany describing some of the artist's most celebrated pieces. He will speak about Tiffany at an upcoming lecture on September 22 at the …


McFaddin-Ward House 2017 Lecture Series

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center 1906 Calder, Beaumont, TX

The McFaddin-Ward House hosts lectures throughout the year on the second Thursday of almost every month. Exciting topics, interesting guests, always free.  For up-to-the minutes details and complete information on our topics, scroll through our events listings or call our office at 409-832-1906.


The Museum Of Bad Art: Art Too Bad to Be Ignored

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center 1906 Calder, Beaumont, TX

Yes, there truly is a place where bad art is not only displayed, but celebrated! Join us as the director of the Museum of Bad Art in Massachusetts tells us all about her tongue-in-cheek museum where really bad art has found a home. For more information, go to their website at www.museumofbadart.com   Doors open at …


MWH Brings”Best Book” Writer Back Home

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center 1906 Calder, Beaumont, TX

The McFaddin-Ward House is proud to bring New York writer Jamie Brickhouse back home to Beaumont to speak for its 2017 Lecture Series. Mr. Brickhouse is the son of Earl and Jean Brickhouse, a prominent couple in Beaumont's past philanthropic circles and social society. His memoir, entitled Dangerous When Wet, details his life growing up …