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America Legion & Auxiliary (Texas)
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-  America Legion & Auxiliary (Texas)

art museum of southeast texas

  • 500 Main St.
  • Downtown
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-3432
  • Fax: (409) 832-8508
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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.

Meeting / Facility Rooms

For more information about the room, please click on its name.

Room Name Sq. Ft. Dimensions
Lecture Hall 1292 34 X 38
Café 1120 28 X 40
Foyer 1652 59 X 28
Outdoor Courtyard Tent (Full) 4800 120 X 40
Outdoor Courtyard Tent (3/4) 3200 80 X 40
Outdoor Courtyard Tent (1/2) 2400 60 X 40

Abstraction: Selections from the Permanent Collection

April 25, 2015   -   September 6, 2015

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 produce a full-color catalogue to accompany ... more

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

April 25, 2015   -   August 30, 2015

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 time in Taos, New Mexico. Sterns Price assis... more

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gARTage Sale

May 15, 2015   -   May 16, 2015

Art + Garage Sale = gARTage Sale!

The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) presents its biannual gARTage Sale and pre-sale dinner, a unique shopping event blending an art sale with a traditional garage sale and added down-home barbe... more

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ArtVentures Creative Kids Summer Camp

June 15, 2015   -   July 17, 2015

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 year's line-up of week-long, half-day workshops, from June 15 thro... more

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AMSET Gala 2015

September 11, 2015  

AMSET's annual anniversary gala is always a spectacular and memorable evening. In 2015, the museum will celebrate its 28th anniversary with fine dining, entertainment, surprises and much more. Call (409) 832-3432 for reservations.... more

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Free Family Arts Day

May 9, 2015  

In conjunction with the exhibition Will-Amelia Sterns Price: Mike's Road to Taos, this fun day will have a southwestern theme. Participants will have the opportunity to paint live models dressed in western clothing, try their hand at simple weaving t... more

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Free Family Arts Day

August 15, 2015  

Visitors will explore a range of media including recycled materials to emulate the work in the concurrent exhibition Selections from the Permanent Collection. This Family Arts Day will include fun, kid-friendly materials such as sequins, glitter, pai... more

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Art of Beer

October 15, 2015  

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 known. Also, always included is a delicious dinner... more

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Free Family Arts Day: “Eat a Bug!”

October 31, 2015  

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

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