Fine Arts Events at Lamar University

Art Exhibitions

The Dishman Art Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (409) 880-8959 or visit lamar.edu/dishman.


Current and Upcoming Shows

 

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Intrusions of Grace: A Visual Response  to the Writings of Flannery O' Connor / Anne Berry and Lori Vrba

Jan. 6 - March 3, 2017
Reception: Jan. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Pictured:
Anne Berry, "See No Evil", n.d., gelatin silver print.
Lori Vrba, "Butterfly House", 2015, assembled photographs, found objects and vintage phone cabinet.

Beaumont Collects: Works of Art from Southeast Texas Collectors

Jan. 6 - March 3, 2017
Reception: Jan. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


Le Grand Bal Auction Exhibition

March 20 - March 25, 2017


Dishman POP-UP

April 17 - 21, 2017


Spring Senior Thesis Exhibition

April 28-May 21, 2017
Reception: April 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


Previously This Year


Art Faculty Exhibition

Aug. 15 - Sept. 16, 2016
Reception: Aug. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The Dishman Art Museum will exhibit new work, including paintings, prints, drawings, photography, sculpture, ceramics and graphic design, from LU's art faculty Aug. 15 though Sept. 16, 2016. 

The annual showcase highlights work created by LU Department of Art faculty, including nationally recognized photographer Keith Carter; Kurt Dyrhaug, sculpture; Xenia Fedorchenko, printmaking; Sherry S. Freyermuth, graphic design; Donna M. Meeks, painting; Prince V. Thomas, photography; and Christopher J. Troutman, drawing.


Dishman POP-UP 
Bayoulands: Photographs by Jason M. Miller

Aug. 22 - Sept. 9, 2016
Reception: Aug. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

91.3 KVLU and the Dishman Art Museum present Bayoulands: Photographs by Jason M. Miller. This exhibition is a visual companion to KVLU’s year-long documentary series, Bayoulands, which explores the people and places of Orange County. The exhibition will be on view in the second floor gallery August 22 through September 9. Photo finishing generously provided by InFocus Camera and Imaging in Orange, Texas. Bayoulands, the exhibition, is made possible in part by the following community sponsors: Melanie Dishman with Remax/One in Beaumont, Wilma Horner with Remax/One in Orange County, and Bill Nickum with State Farm in Bridge City.


Jamey Stillings: The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar

Sept. 23 - Nov. 20, 2016
Reception: Sept. 30, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

This exhibition is offered In cooperation with the LU Green Squad and the LU Office of Sustainability.


The Great Exchange: Interactive Mail Art

Sept. 23 - Nov. 20, 2016
Reception: Sept. 30, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Guest Curator: Alyssabeth Guerra


Fall Senior Thesis Exhibition

Dec. 2 - 18, 2016
Reception: Dec. 2, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.