The Museum of East Texas staff is not permitted to provide evaluations or appraisals of artwork, or to answer requests for opinions on privately owned works of art.


Photography is not permitted in the galleries. Photography is not permitted in special exhibitions or areas designated as “No Photography”. Works of art on loan from private collections or other institutions may not be photographed. The use of a flash is prohibited. Movie, video, and cell phone cameras are prohibited.

The Museum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph on its premises or to reproduce photographs of objects in its collection.

Sketching with pencil, felt tip, ballpoint, crayon, pastel, and charcoal is permitted in all galleries of the Museum. Inquire at the Information Desk regarding current special exhibitions in which sketching is not permitted. The use of ink, fountain pen, and watercolor is prohibited. While sketching, please do not hinder the normal traffic flow in the galleries. To copy works in the Museum’s collection with acrylic or oil paint, you must receive permission from the Executive Director.


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