Ninth Annual Kids Cowboy Up!
November 13, 2012 – January 6, 2013 – Borderlands Gallery
Throughout the year, staff members from 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.
Family Traditions: The Art of John, Terri Kelly and Bill Moyers
October 25, 2012 – February 17, 2013 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Features art by all three famous artists in the Moyers family and a recreation of Bill’s studio featuring paintings, illustrations, saddles, sculpture and other items recently donated to the Booth Museum. Presented by Claggett/Rey Gallery and Medicine Man Gallery.
National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West
October 27, 2012 – March 10, 2013 – Special Exhibition Gallery
Organized by the National Museum of Wildlife Art in collaboration with the National Geographic Society and Museums West. Presented nationally by the Mays Family Foundation and locally by Showcase Photo & Video and Nikon. For more information click here.
Amy Watts – Cowgirl Heaven
January 8, 2013 – April 7, 2013 – Borderlands Gallery
Working from a studio in Sam Booth’s home town of Statham, Georgia, Amy Watts produces colorful paintings reflecting her view of the West. An accomplished horsewoman, Watts often includes her own horses in her mosaic-like compositions that demand attention.
Bartow County and Cartersville City Schools Elementary Art Exhibit
April 9, 2013 – May 12, 2013 – 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 elementary schools in the local Bartow County and Cartersville City School Systems. Throughout the school year, art teachers in each of the 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.
Native Expressions: Dave McGary’s Bronze Realism
March 7, 2013 – June 30, 2013 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Sculptor Dave McGary is known for his realistic and colorful depictions of Native peoples based on his many years of interaction with Native Americans eager to have the true stories of their families preserved in bronze. This exhibition will feature approximately 30 sculpture of varying scale representing the best of his career.
Booth Artists Guild Annual Exhibition
May 14, 2013 – September 1, 2013 – Borderlands Gallery
This juried exhibition features the work of painters and sculptors who are members of the Booth Artists Guild, a group that meets monthly for educational artistic programs.
Covering America: The Saturday Evening Post in the 1950’s and early 1960’s
March 30, 2013 – September 29, 2013 – Special Exhibition Gallery
Featuring 30 original paintings alongside The Saturday Evening Post covers they graced, the exhibit showcases a magazine that captured the heart and soul of America. The art of Norman Rockwell, John Clymer, Stevan Dohanos, John Falter, George Hughes, Amos Sewell, Richard Sargent, Mead Schaeffer and Thorton Utz embodies everyday life in post-World War II America – a time of tremendous growth and change. For more information on Covering America: The Saturday Evening Post in the 1950’s and early 1960’s, click here.
Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition
September 3, 2013 – November 10, 2013 – 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 photographic programs.
My West: The Art of Theodore Waddell
July 18, 2013 – December 29, 2013 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
For decades Ted Waddell has created unique and impressionistic scenes depicting the land near his homes in Montana and Idaho, creating art work based on abstractions of subject matter at hand, especially grazing animals and their habitats. The exhibition features nearly 50 paintings, hand-made prints and sculpture based on Waddell’s personal experience on rural ranches and in urban art centers. The edgy, yet serene and animated qualities of his work have drawn rave reviews from a wide range of art fans at Modern and Western art museums nationwide. For more information on My West: The Art of Theodore Waddell, click here.