Overview:
The Art Museum of Southeast Texas offers the area’s most esteemed artwork, interactive features and family-friendly experiences. Stop for lunch at Two Magnolias or participate in Family Arts Day events offered four times a year.
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Hours
  • Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Admission
  • Free Admission:
  • Donations Welcome:
General Information
  • Good for Groups:
  • Suggested Length of Visit: 1-2 hours
  • Restrooms:
  • Gift Shop:
  • Accessible:
  • Distance to Lamar University & LIT: 4 miles
  • Distance to MCM Eleganté: 8 miles
  • Distance to Holiday Inn Plaza: 8 miles
Facility Info
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  • DescriptionThe Art Museum of Southeast Texas is located in downtown Beaumont’s museums district and is an ideal venue for small meetings, weddings, receptions and parties of all types. The artwork throughout the museum, along with the museum’s soaring glass pyramid ceiling, creates an elegant atmosphere that no other local venue offers. The lecture hall offers seating for up to 100 and features a stage with built-in projection screen. The glass-enclosed café and spacious courtyard provide the perfect tone for any event while allowing for additional seating. Utilizing the lecture hall, the museum’s entrance and the café, the Art Museum can accommodate groups up to 200.
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Lecture Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1292
  • Width: 34
  • Length: 38
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
Café
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1120
  • Width: 28
  • Length: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
Foyer
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1652
  • Width: 59
  • Length: 28
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
Outdoor Courtyard Tent (Full)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4800
  • Width: 120
  • Length: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
Outdoor Courtyard Tent (3/4)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3200
  • Width: 80
  • Length: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
Outdoor Courtyard Tent (1/2)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2400
  • Width: 60
  • Length: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 200

Alison Gaspard: What Will They Become

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Alison Gaspard: What Will They Become will be on view at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas March 30 - May 21, 2017. An opening reception will take place on Sunday, April 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ...more

José Arpa: A Spanish Painter in Texas

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
José Arpa: A Spanish Painter in Texas will be on view at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas March 11 - May 28, 2017. A gallery talk and opening reception will take place on Friday, March 17 from 6:00 ...more

Free Family Arts Day

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Children are invited to celebrate the end of school with AMSET's Free Family Arts Day. Children and families will create full-body portraits, blooming bluebonnets, painted pots, mixed media ...more

Café Arts: DJ Kava

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
The DJ Kava Exhibition will be on view at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas May 25 - August 13, 2017. This exhibition is part of the museum's Café Arts program, which regularly features artists local ...more

Recent Acquisitions: Selections From the Permanent Collection

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Recent Acquisitions: Selections From the Permanent Collection will be on view at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas June 10 - September 10, 2017. An opening reception and gallery talk by the artist ...more

Sherry Owens Exhibition

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
The Sherry Owens Exhibition will be on view at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas June 10 - September 10, 2017. An opening reception and gallery talk by the artist will take place on Friday, June 16 ...more

Summer Camp: ArtVentures

$75 - $135

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
There is no better way to stimulate a kid's creativity than with exciting sessions at Summer ArtVentures Camp for Creative Kids at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET). This summer's line-up of ...more

Free Family Arts Day

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Free Family Arts Day are held quarterly at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas. Admission is always free and kid-friendly events relate to current exhibits at the museum. Refreshments and lively ...more

Café Arts: Mary Pat Nelson Gross

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
The Mary Pat Nelson Gross Exhibition will be on view at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas August 17 - October 8, 2017. This exhibition is part of the museum's Café Arts program, which regularly ...more

Free Family Arts Day: Eat a Bug!

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
“Eat a Bug!” Family Arts Day is one of AMSET’s most popular events, where children and their families are tempted to try the creepy, crawly delicacy of fried crickets. Hands-on art activities focus on ...more