Ansel Adams: The Masterworks

Through November 5, 2017 – Picturing America Gallery

Booth Museum has acknowledged the growth and importance of photography as a fine art medium with a new permanent photography gallery, Picturing America. In conjunction with the gallery opening, Ansel Adams: The Masterworks showcases 30 photographs from an edition known as The Museum Set – images hand selected, printed, and signed by Adams himself. Exhibited together for the first time ever, these images are loaned from the personal collection of Virginia Adams Mayhew, Ansel’s granddaughter.

Western American Art South of the Sweet Tea Line V

Through December 31, 2017 – Special Exhibition Gallery

This is the fifth installment in the Booth’s signature triennial exhibition series, featuring seldom seen great works of Western art from public and private Southern collections. Included are more than 90 paintings, sculpture, photographs and objects in a wide range of range of media and styles covering over 100 years of art history.

Image: © William Herbert ‘Buck’ Dunton, Bucking Bronco, 1906, oil on canvas, 37 x 26”, Collection of Craig and Deirdre Macnab

Painting Red Rocks Country, Past and Present

Through October 8, 2017 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery

For well over 100 years artists have been drawn to the red rocks of the Four Corners region in the American Southwest. Works by two of the most famous to paint the area, Maynard Dixon and Edgar A. Payne, will set the tone for enjoying the art of current masters G. Russell Case, Denise LaRue Mahlke, Ray Roberts and Matt Read Smith.

Image: © Maynard Dixon, Navajo Woman, 1944, watercolor, 7 x 10”, Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery & Maynard Dixon Museum Tucson

Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition

Through November 12, 2017 – Borderlands Gallery

Booth Western Art Museum has acknowledged the progression of photography as a fine art medium. For an artist, continuing education is vital. Booth Museum is honored to offer such opportunities through presentations, exhibitions and demonstrations. Booth Museum is excited to exhibit the work of members from the Booth Photography Guild (BPG). Membership in BAG has continued to grow over the past several years. Each year, BPG members are encouraged to submit their work to Booth Museum for the annual juried exhibition.

Image: © Clara Williams, Time Honored, 2016, photograph