Western American Art South of the Sweet Tea Line IV

September 27, 2014 – January 25, 2015 – Special Exhibition Gallery

This is 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 works of art in a range of media and styles covering over 150 years of art history. Artists represented range from early legends Alfred Jacob Miller and Albert Bierstadt, to modernists Robert Henri, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Robert Rauschenberg, to Georgia’s own Howard Finster, and master photographers Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and Edward S. Curtis, to contemporary standouts Bill Anton and Krystii Melaine. For more information on Sweet Tea IVclick here.

Colorado Waterfalls - Bierstadt


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

Bass Reeves-Indian Territory - Williams


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, TJ and Dave - Szabo

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