Current Exhibitions

 


April 25 through September 6, 2015


Will-Amelia Sterns Price: Mike's Road to Taos – 

April 25 through September 6, 2015    

Opening Reception: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Friday, May 1, 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 assisted in the founding of the Beaumont Art Museum where she taught anatomy and life-painting classes. She studied under numerous influential art teachers and critics most notably Frank von der Lacken at the University of Tulsa, Jacob Getlar Smith and Dimitri Romanovsky in New York, and Walter Ufer in Taos, New Mexico in 1934.  She also attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. 



ABSTRACTION:  Selections from the Permanent Collection – 

April 25 through September 6, 2015    

Opening Reception: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2015

 

This exhibition highlights the strength and diversity of the museum’s permanent collection with a focus on abstract works donated to and acquired by the museum over the years. From Texas modernists, such as Arthur Turner and Dorothy Hood, to abstract works by contemporary artists, such as Beili Liu, AMSET strives to collect and exhibit significant works showcasing the breadth and originality of Texas art.  



CAFÉ ARTS


 

MY JOURNEY by Ines Alvidres

August 13 through November 1, 2015
Opening Reception: 2:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 23, 2015



For more information on the exhibitions or reception, visit www.amset.org or call (409) 832-3432.

 



Above artwork:

Top: Will-Amelia Sterns Price, The Gorge, 1983, oil on canvas, 24x36 inches

Middle: Beili Liu, Affine, 2013, hand cut paper and graphite on birch panel, 48x48 inches

Bottom: Ines Alvidres, Not Just a Flower II (detail), 2015, oil pastel on masonite, 24 x 24 inches

 


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