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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 …

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 …

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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Our House is Your House: Key Hunt

Embrace your inner sleuth while exploring Beaumont & win awesome prizes! The McFaddin-Ward House is hosting its 2nd annual community-wide scavenger hunt, Our House is Your House: Key Hunt, November 8-11 with prizes awarded to the winners! 10 brass skeleton keys will be hidden at community locations in Beaumont. Clues will be posted throughout the …