Ansel Adams: A Legacy
September 25, 2010 – March 13, 2011 Temporary & Special Exhibition Galleries
Showcasing more than 130 photographs by famed landscape photographer Ansel Adams, this award winning exhibition is a tribute to one of the 20th century’s most admired artists. Many of Adams’ most famous images are included and presented in the more intimate scale he intended them to be viewed. These prints were originally created by the artist himself in his California darkroom and given to The Friends of Photography to represent his legacy.
Seventh Annual Kids Cowboy Up!
November 16, 2010 – January 9, 2011 Borderlands Gallery
Throughout the year, staff members from the Booth Western Art Museum work with members of the Cartersville Boys & Girls Club and the Hands of Christ after School program to create artwork in a variety of media. This annual exhibition gathers the best works of art created during the preceding year. The young artists range from elementary school to high school students.
Biennial Member, Staff and Volunteer Art Exhibition
July 13 – October 3 Borderlands Gallery
The fourth offering of the very popular biennial Member, Staff and Volunteer Art Exhibition gives Booth members the opportunity to exhibit their artwork and allows the Museum to showcase the wealth of talented artists within our Museum family.
Four Seasons in Yellowstone: Photographs by Tom Murphy
May 22 – September 12 Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Featuring more than 40 stunning images, this exhibition, sponsored in part by the Kendeda Fund, showcases the flora and fauna of Yellowstone National Park in all seasons and weather conditions, as seen through the lens of master photographer Tom Murphy.
Elementary School Art Exhibition
April 13 – May 15 Borderlands Gallery
Elementary students in the Cartersville and Bartow County School systems will have their work on display in the Borderlands Gallery. Art teachers from each of the local elementary schools have selected artwork from throughout the year to be included in the exhibition.
The Kenneth M. Freeman Legacy Exhibition – An Artist at Work
January 10 – May 2, 2010 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Showcasing fifty oil paintings and sculptures featuring working cowboys and cowgirls, rodeo heroes, Native American elders and children, mountain men, Western landscapes, Buffalo Soldiers and more. This exhibition also includes a re-creation of Ken Freeman’s studio complete with easel and artifacts.
The Longest Mile: Paintings by Ernest Varner
January 12 – March 14, 2010 – Theatre Lobby Gallery
Acworth artist Ernest Varner draws equally on his military career and art training to create paintings that spotlight the contributions of African Americans in the West and throughout American history.