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

David Aylsworth: Either/And

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Houston artist David Aylsworth is well-known within Texas art circles for his stunning abstract paintings celebrating his facility with the brush, sophisticated understanding of color, and harmonious ...more

Steve Murphy: It's All Come Down to This

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Southeast Texas native Steve Murphy is best known for his poetically titled, minimal sculptures. Murphy attended Lamar University in Beaumont, followed by the University of Houston, where he received ...more

The Only Way Around is Through: Mark Nesmith

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Join the Art Museum of Southeast Texas for The Only Way Round is Through , an exhibition by Southeast Texas artist, Mark Nesmith. The artwork will be on view from August 25 through January 15, 2017 in ...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

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

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

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