TCA: Texas Touring Roster Open for Applications

Dear Local Arts Agency friends, I am writing to remind you that the Texas Commission on the Arts is taking applications for the 2020-2022 Texas Touring Roster. We hope you will help us spread the word about this opportunity to the Texas artists you work with. The Texas Touring Roster is a listing of Texas-based artists […]

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Museum Pub Crawl a Runaway Success

When the Downtown Beaumont Cultural Arts District (DBCAD) and the Beaumont CVB partnered together for the newly established cultural district’s first major event, the expectation was for a mildly successful test run highlighting three of the district’s six museums. Instead, the organizers were “surprised and overwhelmed by the participation and attendance” according to Beaumont CVB […]

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W.H. Stark House Re-opens to offer 2019 Holiday Tours

After extensive restoration of both exterior and interior spaces, the Nelda C. & H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation is happy to announce the re-opening of The W.H. Stark House for 2019 Holiday Tours. Tours will be available on the nine open days between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The House will be decorated for the season and feature festive […]

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Christmas Strolls & Community Food Drive

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center will once again usher in the Christmas season with Christmas Strolls. Colorful displays throughout the gardens along with lighted community-decorated Christmas trees will welcome visitors. You are cordially invited to come out for a leisurely stroll through our illuminated landscapes and celebrate the holiday season. Christmas Strolls run […]

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Date Night at the Museum

Kick off the holiday season with an elegant afterhours event at the Stark Museum of Art on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Visit the special exhibition Conservation Art: Federal Duck Stamps and Prints and challenge your friends to an exciting round of the classic Nintendo video game Duck HuntTM. Enjoy appetizers and drinks in the […]

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Artist rendering of AMSET expansion plans

AMSET receives funding to expand education classroom

(Beaumont, TX; November 4, 2019) The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) was awarded $400,000 from the C. Homer and Edith Chambers Charitable Foundation to expand the AMSET education classroom, essentially doubling its size by adding 778 square feet. “We are so grateful to the Hancock Whitney Trust Department who worked with the museum board […]

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