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Overview:
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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  • Day:
    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
  • From: 9:00 am
  • To: 5:00 pm
  • Other Hours: Sunday, Noon - 5:00 pm. Closed holidays.
  • Day:
    • Saturday
  • From: 10:00 am
  • To: 5:00 pm
Admission
  • Free Admission:
  • Donations Welcome:
General Information
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  • Suggested Length of Visit: 1-2 hours
  • Distance to Lamar University & LIT: 4
  • Distance to MCM Elegante: 8
  • Distance to Holiday Inn Plaza: 8
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  • Gift Shop:
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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: Fun in the Mud!

February 20, 2016

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
This Free Family Arts Day will be about fun in the mud – clay mud, that is! In conjunction with the Linnis Blanton ceramics exhibit, we will be creating various types of sculpture with clay. There ...more

Free Family Arts Day: Migrate to AMSET

May 21, 2016

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
For this Free Family Arts Day, everything will be all about the birds! Planned with the exhibit, Birds in Art, kids will make bird masks, draw living birds, create feather art, make edible birds’ ...more

Free Family Arts Day: Folk Art

August 20, 2016

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
This Family Arts Day will include fun, kid-friendly materials such as sequins, glitter, paint, and other common found items to give everyone the opportunity to create wonderful works of art with ...more

Free Family Arts Day: Eat a Bug!

October 29, 2016

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

Journey From Within: Ceramics by Linnis Blanton

December 12, 2015 - February 28, 2016

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open at 10:00 AM on Saturday & Noon on Sunday.

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Journey From Within features the ceramic art of Linnis Blanton, southeast Texas native and adjunct instructor of ceramics at Lamar University. He received his B.S. and B.F.A. from Lamar University, ...more

Hot Off the Press: Recent Works from Flatbed

December 12, 2015 - February 28, 2016

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open at 10:00 AM on Saturday & Noon on Sunday.

Free admission.

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
  • 500 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Visit Website
Flatbed Press in Austin, Texas, is a world renowned printing press and for twenty-five years has published innovative and exceptional prints by both recognized and emerging artists. Printmaking as a ...more