Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe

Through August 27, 2017 – Special Exhibition Gallery

This impressive exhibit showcases more than 70 intimate photographs and iconic images of President John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jacqueline, and their children, Caroline and John Jr. — photos that helped create the legend of the Kennedy presidency known as “Camelot” — by Jacques Lowe, Kennedy’s personal photographer from 1958 through his early years in the White House. The official opening reception, gallery walk, and presentation is April 22, 2017.

Image: Estate of Jacques Lowe. “Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe” was developed by the Newseum in collaboration with the Jacques Lowe Estate. The Newseum, an interactive museum of news, is located in Washington, D.C.. www.newseum.org

Ansel Adams: The Masterworks

Through October 29, 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.

Embrace the Struggle: The Art of Chris Navarro

Through June 11 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery

This display of over 30 sculpture and large scale photographs of monumental projects around the country shows how Navarro overcame the struggles of evolving from bull rider to professional bronze artist. Tackling a wide range of subjects, the artist has developed a style much sought after by committees wishing to commission a monument.

Image: © Chris Navarro, Heck of a Wreck, 2011, bronze, 29 x 26 x 16”

Primary & Elementary Schools Art Exhibition

Through May 14, 2017 – 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 primary and elementary schools in the Bartow County and Cartersville City School Systems. Throughout the school year, art teachers in each of the primary and 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: © Ivy Lin, Monochromatic Fish, 4th Grade, Cartersville Elementary, Teacher: Jennifer Turem