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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 …

Holiday Open House

McFaddin-Ward House 1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX

Join us at the McFaddin-Ward House Museum on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 1-4 p.m., for a celebration of Christmas traditions at the annual Holiday Open House! Take a break from the busy holiday pace and bring the whole family for a chance to enjoy a simpler, more peaceful Christmastime. Tour the brightly-decorated first floor …

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 …

Fakes and Forgeries in the Art Market

Visitor Center 1906 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX

Join us for an exciting evening with Meredith Meuwly to learn about Fakes and Forgeries in the art market! Meredith earned her Bachelor’s degree in Classical Studies and Art History from Duke University in 2000, and a Master’s degree in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and the History of the Art Market from Christie's Education in New …

Free Lecture on Amizetta Wine

Visitor Center 1906 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX

Join us for an exciting lecture featuring Perry McFaddin Clark , general manager of Amizetta Vineyards! Perry McFaddin Clark earned his undergraduate degree from University of California at Davis in Viticulture and Enology and a MBA from the Graduate School of Management at UC Davis. During college, Perry spent his summers working at Sterling Vineyards and Louis Martini …

Free Lecture

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

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'LL FIND!  ADVENTURES IN COLLECTING ANTIQUES, PORCELAIN, POTTERY, AND GLASS  The 2016 McFaddin-Ward House Lecture Series continues with a special evening of antiques. If you love collecting old objects, you won't want to miss this presentation. Antique, Art, Pottery, Porcelain, and Glass expert, David Lackey, brings his knowledge and talent to the …

Free

Calling All Campers!

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

MCFADDIN-WARD HOUSE KID'S CAMP IS BACK FOR 2016 AND BETTER THAN EVER! CLASSES ARE LIMITED, SO SIGN UP TODAY. THREE DIFFERENT CAMPS, THREE DIFFERENT EXPERIENCES FOR AGES 8 TO 12: June 22, "McFaddin Round-Up" - Howdy, Partner! Ranching is in the McFaddin Family blood. Find out about ranch life, both work and play. Meet animals and learn about …

$15

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, …

$25

JAMES EVANS SPEAKS ON PHOTOGRAPHING THE BIG BEND

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

James Evans, Big Bend photographer, comes to the McFaddin-Ward House sharing his wit, humor, and life's work capturing images of the formidable Big Bend, Texas. Evans fell in love with the Big Bend on a hiking trip 28 years ago, so he set up camp...permanently. He's been taking stunning pictures ever since, has authored two …

Free

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 …

Free

Holiday Photo Shoot

McFaddin-Ward House 1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX

Join us for the McFaddin-Ward House Annual Photo Shoot on Sunday, December 5th to have your holiday photo taken in front of our historic home! Photo reservation appointments will be available from noon – 3 p.m. A limited number of appointments are available so make your reservations early! A professional photographer will take three photos …