Art and the Animal
On exhibit through September 7, 2014 – Special Exhibition Gallery
The Society of Animal Artists, an association of animal and wildlife artists founded in 1960, annually hosts a juried competition for its members. The selected works, typically comprised of about 45 flatworks and 15 sculptures, then travel to museums around the country. The Booth will welcome the 2014 show, featuring creatures from around the world by today’s best animal painters and sculptors. For more information on the Art and the Animal exhibition, click here.
A Complex Frontier: Selected Works by Bernard Williams
On exhibit through October 5, 2014 - Temporary Exhibition Gallery
This exhibition examines the historic role of African Americans on our nation’s expanding frontier. In this body of work, Williams addresses complex social interactions that occurred between Black, European, Hispanic and Native Americans, particularly in the West. The icons and imagery used by the artist, rooted in the urban context of his native Chicago, reveal the layers of cultural heritage we share as Americans. Booth Museum is proud to partner with Africa Atlanta 2014, a city wide year-long celebration of cultural and economic bonds among African, European, and American cultures, on this exhibit. For more information on this exhibit and Africa Atlanta 2014, click here.
Image: ©Bernard Williams, Bass Reeves-Indian Territory, 1999, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 72.5”
Made possible in part by a grant from the F.T. Stent Family Foundation
Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition
On exhibit through November 16, 2014 – Borderlands Gallery
This juried exhibition features the work of photographers who are members of the Booth Photography Guild, a group that meets monthly for educational photgraphic programs.
Image: ©Roy Gordon, Melrose Abbey, 2013, photograph
|Modern Masters – Antiquated ProcessOn exhibit through November 2, 2014 – Bergman Theatre Lobby GalleryPart of Booth Museum’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, this exhibition presents the work of Claude Levet, Will Dunniway & Robert Szabo, the three photographers best known for creating images at Civil War reenactments and other living history events using the wet collodion process popular between 1851 and the 1880s.Image: ©Will Dunniway, Brad Bingham and Shiloh, 1995, digital print from wet plate collodion tintype,|
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