The Stark Museum of Art is preparing for one of the most significant exhibitions in its history, Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950, opening Saturday, March 11, 2017 and on view through September 9, 2017. Prefacing the exhibition opening was the publication of an award-winning companion catalog with essays by scholars from around […]

“You can make it illegal, but you can’t make it unpopular.“                                                – New Orleans Mayor Martin Behrman In 1961 a young and ambitious Texas Representative named Tom James became the face of an investigation into crime, vice, and government corruption in Jefferson County.  What he found would shock and shame everyone.   Since […]

The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) hosts two summer exhibitions, Sherry Owens: Fabric of Life and FRESH: Recent Acquisitions. Both will be on display from June 10 – September 10, 2017 in the main galleries. On Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., AMSET will honor the artists and their works at […]

On August 16, 1892, the Gladys City Oil, Gas, and Manufacturing Company was incorporated. Eight days later, on August 24, 1892, it was chartered by the state of Texas. Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum will honor this occasion with cake and a gusher on August 26 at 10 a.m. The gusher will blow at 12:00 […]

The Art Studio, Inc.’s 2017-18 exhibition season begins with the annual Tenants Show, Sept. 2-23, beginning with a free reception, 7-10 p.m., Sept. 2 at TASI’s gallery, 720 Franklin in downtown Beaumont. The show is the traditional first show of the season and features artists who use TASI as their studio. The artists participating in […]

Grammy winner and living legend, Smokey Robinson, will perform at Beaumont Civic Center on Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. Get tickets online now. Once pronounced by Bob Dylan as America’s “greatest living poet,” acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson’s career spans over 4 decades of hits. He has received numerous awards including the Grammy Living Legend […]