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.
Figures organized by AMSET, features artwork from the permanent collection depicting the human form. This exhibition will include photography, painting, mixed media, ceramics, and sculpture from the museum's contemporary folk art and fine art collec... more
Mirrored and Obscured: Contemporary Texas Self-Portraits
January 18, 2014
- May 11, 2014
Mirrored and Obscured: Contemporary Texas Self-Portraits, organized by the Art Museum of Southeast Texas is a group exhibition examining a range of self-portraiture from artists all over Texas including Cedar Hill, Conroe, Dallas, El Paso, Houst... more
Protégé High School Art Competition and Exhibition
February 22, 2014
- March 23, 2014
Protégé is a 28-year-old program organized annually to promote and inspire 12th-grade artists in our region. AMSET believes it is important that young artists have an early opportunity to enter art competitions and to learn museum exhib... more
Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk organized by The Arthur Szyk Society, exhibits reproductions as well as original art by artist Arthur Szyk focusing on three themes: World War II, America and Jewish Response. Arthur Szyk was a Polish Jew ... more
Alternating years with the gARTage sale, this fundraiser centers around artists who are invited to create decorative works of art based on a theme - clocks, mirrors, frames etc. A cocktail party, live auctioneer and tickets sold for around $35.00 co... more
Beili Liu, Associate Professor at the College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin, will create a site-specific installation with materials suspended from the gallery ceiling. Her work strikes a balance between old-school emotion and progress... more
The exhibition wired, drawn, and nailed is organized by the Art Museum of Southeast Texas. This Houston-based artist's exhibition will be comprised of collages, monotypes that utilize etchings, wired objects and large boxes. AMSET will collaborate ... more
In conjunction with the exhibition Beili Liu: Opposing Forces and the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo, this Family Arts Day will encompass arts projects inspired by the site specific installations of exhibiting artist, Beili Liu as well as traditional ... more
Free Family Arts Day: Don’t Mess with Texas, Mess with Art
August 16, 2014
Visitors will explore a range of media including recycled materials to emulate the work in the concurrent exhibition Karin Broker; wired, drawn, and nailed. This Family Arts Day will include fun, kid-friendly materials such as sequins, glitter and pa... more
AMSET's annual anniversary gala is always a spectacular and memorable evening. In 2014, the museum will celebrate its 27th anniversary with fine dining, entertainment, surprises and much more. Call (409) 832-3432 for reservations.... more
Making its much anticipated return as an annual fall fund-raising event is AMSET's Art of Beer. This foam-filled and adventurous event gives Southeast Texans the opportunity to sample several new brews and learn things about beer they might have neve... more
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 of the Dead by feasting on fried c... more