Season Announcements 2020

Season Announcements Art Museum of Southeast Texas PATRICK TURK: Higher PlanesSpring/Summer Exhibition – Through September 13, 2020 KANA HARADA: Celestial GardenSpring/Summer Exhibition – Through September 13, 2020 Café Arts Series for Local ArtistsBRANDI HAMILTON: No Solid SurfaceThrough September 6, 2020 Café Arts Series for Local ArtistsSeptember 10 – November 15, 2020 From the Vault: Tyler […]

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Hotels

Beaumont Comfort Suites5995 Walden RoadBeaumont, TX 77707409-840-6001 Courtyard by Marriott2275 IH-10 SouthBeaumont, TX 77705409-840-5750 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott2265 IH-10 SouthBeaumont, TX 77705409-840-5751 Hilton Garden Inn3755 IH-10 South at Walden RoadBeaumont, TX 77705409-842-5646 Holiday Inn Express & Suites7140 Eastex FreewayBeaumont, TX 77707409-892-3600 MCM Elegante 2355 IH-10 SouthBeaumont, TX 77705409-842-3600 Residence Inn by Marriott5380 Clearwater […]

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Ice House Museum exhibit Dr. Shine and his horse

(N)ice History

Tools of the Trade In the year 1884 Blinn College was established in Brenham, Texas, the Lone Star Brewing Company – the state’s first large, mechanized brewery – was founded in San Antonio, the new state capitol was halfway to completion after the first burned down, and Uriah Hix Shine picked up his leather bag, […]

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Paint the Town

Paint the Town Frieda Kahlo mural at 660 Fannin Street by Kimberly Brown There’s color aplenty on the walls in Beaumont Of late the rate has begun to accumulate Be it Calder or Fannin or Orleans or Main These splashes of color cause us to regain Some sense of motion, vibrance, perhaps even pity Lost […]

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This Place is for the Bird(er)s

Cawwing All Wildlife Enthusiasts! If watching feathers fly is your kind of thing . . . The Golden Triangle might be your kind of place. Located as it is on two migratory flyways – Central and Mississippi – we get tons of visits from our feathered friends, plus the ones that hang out here all […]

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Off Ramp Fall/Winter 2020

In This Issue SETAC and the Beaumont CVB pursue programs to cover Beaumont’s walls with art, the convergence of migratory flyways makes the area a wildlife artist’s dream, and a new curator at the Ice House Museum and Cultural Center in Silsbee displays a knack for unearthing Hardin County history. Welcome to Southeast Texas! We’re […]

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Welcome to Southeast Texas

We welcome travelers to Southeast Texas, where winters are mild and summers subtropical. Whether you are looking for adventure, entertainment, or cultural enlightenment, we boast an ideal location. Uniquely situated between Houston and New Orleans, we offer a taste of big city talent without the traffic and long lines, and a combination of ethnic flavors […]

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The Sanders-McNeil House

The Sanders-McNeil House A Woodcarver’s Castle Once Upon A Time, before Spindletop and the Age of Oil, Beaumont was a logging town. Perched on the banks of the Neches River amid thousands of acres of old-growth forests, the fledgling town made a decent living harvesting the ancient trees for lumber. Particularly prized among the available […]

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Destination Depot

Destination Depot The future home of Orange’s past In 2012, the non-profit Friends of the Orange Depot was founded by Carrie Woliver and her husband. Orange is Carrie’s hometown, and the couple purchased the depot after a visit. Seeing how the building had deteriorated, the preservation-minded couple couldn’t let it go the way of so […]

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