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This museum 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. Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sat. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sun. Noon – 5:00 pm. Admission: Free; $2 donation suggested for adults, $1 for children.
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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

Free Family Arts Day: "Don't Mess with Texas, Mess with ART"

August 15, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission

Finish summer with a bang by joining in an art adventure at “Don’t Mess with Texas, Mess with ART” Family Arts Day on Saturday, August 15. Visitors will learn how to use recycled materials to create ...more Overview  

Will-Amelia Sterns Price: Mike's Road to Taos

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open at 10:00 AM on Saturday & 12:00 PM on Sunday.

Free admission. Suggested donation, $2.

Born in Denison, Texas in 1907, Will-Amelia Sterns Price was a major figure in the development of Beaumont's art scene. This exhibition includes paintings and drawings by Sterns Price focusing on her ...more Overview  

Abstraction: Selections from the Permanent Collection

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open at 10:00 AM on Saturday & 12:00 PM on Sunday.

Free admission. Suggested donation, $2.

This exhibition highlights the diversity and strength of the museum's permanent collection of fine and folk art created in the 19th century to the present with a focus on the Texas region. AMSET will ...more Overview  

AMSET Gala 2015

September 11, 2015

6:30 PM

AMSET's annual anniversary gala is always a spectacular and memorable evening. In 2015, the museum will celebrate its 28th anniversary with a night of revelry, creativity and entertainment. Think ...more Overview  

Art of Beer

October 15, 2015

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

An annual fundraiser for the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, this foam-filled and adventurous event gives you the opportunity to sample a few new brews and learn things about beer you might have never ...more Overview  

Free Family Arts Day: “Eat a Bug!”

October 31, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission.

Frightful creatures and spooky art activities await at "Eat a Bug!" Family Arts Day at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET). Children and their families are invited to celebrate Halloween and Day ...more Overview  

Michael Kennaugh: Locus in Quo

September 25, 2015 - November 30, 2015

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open at 10:00 AM on Saturday & 12:00 PM on Sunday.

Free admission, donations accepted.

This fall, the Art Museum of Southeast Texas welcomes Houston artist, Michael Kennaugh, for his first solo exhibition at AMSET. Kennaugh currently lives and works in Houston, but was born in Casper, ...more Overview  

Orna Feinstein: Now and Zen - Fifteen Years of Contemporary Printmaking

September 25, 2015 - November 30, 2015

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open at 10:00 AM on Saturday & 12:00 PM on Sunday.

Free admission, donations accepted.

Orna Feinstein, who currently resides and works in Houston, received her BFA from the University of Houston in 2008. Feinstein specializes in monoprints, sculptures and site-specific installations, ...more Overview  

Sandra & Richard Laurette: Hats & Helmets

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open at 10:00 AM on Saturday & 12:00 PM on Sunday.

Free admission, donations accepted.

Sandra and Richard Laurette have been involved in art since the moment they came to Beaumont, nearly 40 years ago. Over these years, Sandra (Sandi) has worked with many arts organizations in the ...more Overview  

Children's Holiday Party & Tree Lighting

December 3, 2015

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Tree lighting takes place at 6:00 PM.

Free admission

Join the Downtown Museum District on the grounds of the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) and Texas Energy Museum for the annual Holiday Party and Tree Lighting. Children and their families are ...more Overview