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-  Grand Chapter of Texas Order of Eastern Star Convention

art museum of southeast texas

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

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

Celia Eberle: In the Garden of Ozymandias Exhibition

September 20, 2014   -   January 4, 2015

In the Garden of Ozymandias, includes a selection of Celia Eberle's surreal mixed media sculpture of diverse and mesmerizing materials highlighting the basic nature of the human experience. Her media, which include animal bones, wire, marble, ja... more

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Dornith Doherty: Oasis Exhibition

September 20, 2014   -   January 4, 2015

This exhibition documents two international seed banks with microscopic precision and ethereal beauty. Focusing on x-rays at seed bank facilities where research is conducted and routinely used for viability assessments of accessioned seeds, Doh... more

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Caprice Pierucci: Dream State

January 17, 2015   -   April 12, 2015

Pierucci creates linear forms incorporating rhythm, movement, and shadow. This exhibition will include a selection of carved wooden sculpture inspired by her past as a weaver. She builds her sculpture as she envisions weaving the wood. Her forms... more

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Harvey Johnson: A Triple Middle Passage

January 17, 2015   -   April 12, 2015

A Triple Middle Passage is organized by AMSET with guest Curator Danielle Burns of the African American Library at the Gregory School in Houston, Texas. Known for his narrative paintings and outstanding draftsmanship, Harvey Johnson's exhibit of... more

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A Vintage Affair Wine Tasting

January 30, 2015  

A Vintage Affair is a wine tasting event. Participants have the opportunity to taste a variety of red and white wines as well as champagne. The cost includes a sampling of artisanal cheeses, gourmet chocolates and assorted appetizers. Admission is l... more

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Protégé High School Art Competition and Exhibition

February 20, 2015   -   March 22, 2015

Protégé is a 29-year-old program organized annually to promote and inspire twelfth-grade artists in our region. AMSET believes it is important that young artists have an early opportunity to enter art competitions and to learn muse... more

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20th Annual Go for the Gold Party and Reverse Drawing

March 5, 2015  

Each year AMSET invites community members to participate in Go for the Gold, a very popular and entertaining fundraising event. For the ticket cost of $100, participants receive admission, dinner and cocktails for two along with one entry into t... more

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Selections from the Permanent Collection

April 25, 2015   -   August 30, 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

This unique shopping experience blends an art sale with a garage sale, dinner and drinks. A wide selection of original art and home decor will be for sale. In addition, we will also be offering several high-quality items in a silent auction. W... more

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ArtVentures Creative Kids Summer Camp

June 15, 2015   -   July 17, 2015

At the Art Museum of Southeast Texas' popular summer camp, children ages 4-14 can choose from many class options for high quality, intensive art education experiences taught by professional artists. Campers are divided into three age groups for ... 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: Freedom!

February 21, 2015  

This fun day will be about creating works of art related to Black History month inspired by the exhibit of paintings and drawings by African American artist Harvey Johnson as well as the sculpture by Caprice Pierucci in the exhibition Dream Stat... 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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