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Cultural Arts District
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We’re glad you’re here! Take an exciting step with us into the future of the conservation and celebration of Beaumont, Texas’s cultural resources.
With six museums, dozens of historic buildings, multiple performing art venues and several public parks, Downtown Beaumont Cultural Arts District (DBCAD) has a lot to do! Really, a lot. Plan for extra days. You’ll need them.
There's an impressive number of visitors and creative people in the district. We also like the diverse collaborations, especially with Lamar University. Simply put, this cultural plan makes sense.
On September 5, 2019 the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) voted to designate downtown Beaumont a State of Texas Cultural District. Just over 40 cities in the state have received such a distinction since the Texas Legislature created the designation in 2005. This award deems our Downtown District eligible for significant grant funding to enhance our promotion of the arts and tourism.