Art Museum of Southeast Texas

Art Museum of Southeast Texas

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Beaumont, TX 77701


John Gaston Fairey Collection of Mexican Folk Art: An Introduction

Art Museum of Southeast Texas

December 15 - March 4, 2018

An exhibition featuring a selection of works from The John Gaston Fairey Collection of Mexican Folk Art, donated by John Gaston Fairey to the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in spring 2017. "Fairey’s collection of over 450 pieces of Mexican Folk Art, including textiles, baskets and ceramics were primarily sourced over approximately 30 years while on plant hunting expeditions in the interior of Mexico. The majority of the work is from Oaxaca and from families of artists and artisans."

Ellen Tanner: Fables, Families and Myths

Art Museum of Southeast Texas

December 15 - March 4, 2018

A show of works by Texas-based artist Ellen Tanner. The artist on her work: "Each of my paintings tells an intricate story that unfolds through layers of fine detail, carefully rendered textures and rich color. Sources of inspiration include ancient tales exposing human nature, the secret lives of animals, creatures and characters in myths."


Sirena LaBurn: Endless, Texas

Endless, Texas is an exhitbiion of works by Germany-based artist Sirena LaBurn. The pieces explore what one would encounter when wandering through a desert in America.

Sense of Home: The Art of Richard Stout

A major retrospective of works by Houston artist Richard Stout. The show features the artist’s abstract expressionist paintings and sculptures.

FRESH: Recent Acquisitions

An exhibition of recent acquisitions from AMSET’s permanent collection. This show will include works by Helen Altman, Michael Bise, Linnis Blanton, Lester Davis, James Drake, Orna Feinstein,...

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Sherry Owens: Fabric of Life

A show of works by Dallas artist Sherry Owens. In her art, Owns uses found materials from the natural world in order to push “our preconceived understanding...

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Steve Murphy: It's All Come Down to This

A show of sculptures by Houston artist Steve Murphy. In his work, Murphy explores the basic elements of sculpture—line, shape, color, form, space, texture and value.

David Aylsworth: Either/And

A show of works by Houston artist David Aylsworth. The artist “is inspired by images around him, in both a mental and physical sense, and paints...

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Ann Wood: Curtain Call

An exhibition featuring a site-specific magical, canopied forest by Ann Wood. The show will also feature wall hangings and other sculptures by Wood.

Birds in Art

An annual juried exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin”In April and May, Southeast Texas boasts one of the largest migratory...

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Max Bean: You've Got Mail / Art

An exhibition of envelope art by self-taught Southeast Texas artist Max Bean. The artist wrote to his daughter, illustrating his letters with fantastical images of flora...

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Family Arts Day

A family day featuring fun, crafts, and fried crickets.

Caprice Pierucci: Dream State

Austin artist Caprice Pierucci’s sculptures are “tapestries” of interlaced wood resembling woven fabric.

Dornith Doherty: Oasis

Magnified x-ray images drawn from two international seed banks reveal ethereal beauty.

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