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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

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 …

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Free Lecture: The Essence of Tom Lea

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

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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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.

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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 …

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Collecting Texas

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

 Man Behind the Bryan Museum One man's hobby is another man's museum. Well, at least for energy industry mogul J.P. Bryan of Houston. For more than 40 years, Bryan and his wife Mary Jon collected a vast array of 70,000 objects from the Old West. Fine china, saddles, art, books, documents, artifacts from the Battle of …

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2019 Summer Camp for Kids

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

"A Day in the Life" Summer Camp Summer Camp is set for July 23 - 25, 2019. Click here for more information! https://mcfaddin-ward.org/category/news/  

$25.00

Fall Picnic and Lawn Movie

McFaddin-Ward House 1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX

Fall Picnic 2019 Making Up for Lost Time The McFaddin-Ward House is ironing out details for it's first community picnic in more than a year. "This year's Fall Picnic promises to be bigger and better than ever," says McFaddin-Ward House Director, Allen Lea. "We had to cancel events on the lawn last year because renovations …

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Free Lecture: Blown Away

Netflix Blown Away Star comes to Museum   Get ready to be blown away. A contestant from a recent Netflix competitive reality series will be the next guest lecturer at the McFaddin-Ward House. Alexander Rosenberg is not your usual competitor, nor is Netflix's latest show Blown Away. The show features the country's best glass blowers, …

Free Lecture: Story of the Buffalo Soldier

The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers The Buffalo Soldier National Museum in Houston, Texas is dedicated to telling the incredible - and often difficult - story of African-Americans in the US Armed Forces. Amidst the backdrop of racism and oppression in the United States, these soldiers fought bravely alongside whites for Texas Independence, the Civil …

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Free Lecture: Royal Art of Poison – POSTPONED

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

The Royal Art of Poison This lecture has been postponed UNTIL June 11th.  Novelist Eleanor Herman joins our lecture series to give us historical scoop on by-gone royalty. Her book, The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul gives glittering, juicy accounts of what went on in some …

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