Texas painter Albert Faggard Jr. was on Galvestons High Island when Hurricane Ike hit the Gulf Coast, and he was one of the first to see the extreme damage the storm left behind. The paintings that make up his Ike: Passages and Memories recall the areas landmarks and animal inhabitants before the storm. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Through May 3. Art Museum of Southeast Texas, 500 Main, Beaumont. For information, call 409-832-3432 or visit www.amset.org. Free.
Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Starts: Feb. 20. Continues through May 3, 2009