Fakes and Forgeries in the Art Market

Visitor Center 1906 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX, United States

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, United States

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 …

Lecture: “Early Beaumont”

Visitor Center 1906 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX, United States

Many of us know the story behind the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop, the event that changed the history of Beaumont forever, and pushed the city into the 20th century. But the town of Beaumont was born on the thickly wooded banks of the Neches River nearly a hundred years before that day in January 1901. …

Holiday Open House 2014

McFaddin-Ward House 1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX, United States

Join us at the McFaddin-Ward House Museum on Saturday, December 13, from 1-4 p.m., for our annual holiday open house. Make the McFaddin-Ward House your home for the holidays and join us to enjoy a simpler, more peaceful Christmastime. Tour the first floor of the museum (with the halls fully decked), try your hand at …

Eggnog Evening

McFaddin-Ward House 1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX, United States

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!

Film Documentary – Artist Frank Reaugh

McFaddin-Ward House Features Film Documentary The McFaddin-Ward House takes its 2016 Lecture Series on the road this month with a film documentary about forgotten artist Frank Reaugh. Experts consider Reaugh (prounounced Ray) to be one of Western art's most prolific creators. He painted more than 7,000 pieces, yet when he died, most people had never heard …

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Free Lecture: Tiffany Art Glass Expert to Speak at Museum

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

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 …

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Free Lecture: The Essence of Tom Lea

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

Who is Tom Lea? Painter. Life Magazine War Artist. War correspondent. Author. Romantic. Friend. Texan Tom Lea lived a long, illustrious life to the age of 93.  Despite his accomplishments, Tom Lea was largely unknown outside Texas when he died on January 29, 2001. His work had taken him to every continent, but he always …

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Fall Picnic and Outdoor Movie

McFaddin-Ward House 1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX, United States

THE THEME IS HALLOWEEN FOR THE ANNUAL FALL PICNIC! STEP INSIDE THE FENCE to our Annual Fall Picnic and Outdoor Movie! EVERYONE is invited to this All-Community Affair. The theme is HALLOWEEN, so come dressed in your favorite costume and we'll trick or treat on the grounds. Bring candy to share, lawn chairs, blankets, tables, …

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McFaddin-Ward House 2017 Lecture Series

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

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.

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

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

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 …

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