The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office

On exhibit through June 7, 2015 – Special Exhibition Gallery

What is it like to be the chief White House photographer for the President? Go behind the lens to experience the world of the White House photographers – eleven in all, since 1961 – who are both visual historians and key links between the American public and the President. This exhibit includes rarely seen images from the Kennedy years to the Obama Administration. For more information on The President’s Photographer, click here.

Reagan in Cowboy Hat - Evans

Nature and Nuance:  The Art of Clyde Aspevig

January 29 – May 10, 2015 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery

One of America’s greatest landscape painters, Clyde Aspevig seeks to capture the unique beauty of the High Plains.  He also hopes viewers are motivated to help preserve the undeveloped areas of the West.  Approximately 35 of the artist’s most recent works make up the exhibition. For more information on Nature and Nuance:  The Art of Clyde Aspevig, click here.

 Sargent Point - Aspevig (with credit)

Bartow County and Cartersville City Schools Elementary Art Exhibit

On exhibit through May 10, 2015 – Borderlands Gallery

At Booth Western Art Museum we take pride in providing a venue for emerging and talented young artists. The artwork in this exhibit is the product of students from elementary schools in the local Bartow County and Cartersville City School Systems. Throughout the school year, art teachers in each of the elementary schools expose their students to a wide variety of art mediums. For this exhibit, each art teacher has selected a number of pieces that are representative of the work of their school art programs.

Image: ©Darby Earl, Aboriginal Bark Painting, third grade

Aboriginal Bark Painting - Darby Earl

Unexpected Perspectives: Thom Ross on the Civil War

On exhibit through May 3, 2015 – Bergman Theatre Lobby Gallery

Thom Ross has had a lifelong obsession with American History, particularly the folk heroes and martyrs whose epic stories reach legendary status. Unexpected Perspectives: Thom Ross on the Civil War features 14 works based on historical events, expressed with bright colors and stylized forms. Ross believes that seeing these historical figures in this contemporary way gives new insight into both who they were and who we are.

Lewis Armistead - Ross (with credit)


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