12th Annual Kids Cowboy Up!
November 17, 2015 – January 3, 2016 – 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. The exhibition opening reception will be on Thursday, November 19 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in Borderlands Gallery.

Three Point Perspective: Dean, Elliott & Hagege
October 22, 2015 – February 21, 2016 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Featuring three of the youngest stars in the Western art world, this exhibition showcases three artists inspired by many of the same influences. Despite having much in common, and often painting side-by-side on location, each has a distinctive style. For more information on Three Point Perspective, click here. To take a virtual tour of Three Point Perspective: Dean, Elliott & Hagege, click here.

Technicolor Coyote: Adventures with Michael Goettee
January 5 – March 13, 2016 – Borderlands Gallery
This exhibition will feature a cross-section of 2-D and 3-D mixed media works by popular Atlanta area artist, Michael Goettee. Reflecting his imagination, adventures, and memories, Goettee’s vibrant, sometimes campy, creations often integrate iconography of the American Southwest. To view a brief gallery walk with Michael, click here. To take a virtual tour of Technicolor Coyote: Adventures with Michael Goettee, click here.

Bob Kolbrener’s AutoGraphs – “Tradigital” Signs of the Time
October 27, 2015 – March 20, 2016 – Bergman Theatre Lobby Gallery
Featuring more than a dozen photographs of road signs and auto related subjects captured by acclaimed photographer Bob Kolbrener over the past four decades, and now digitally updated for new audiences.  The resulting contemporary images show Bob’s commitment to traditional photography AND a mind still open to new possibilities.

Ansel Adams: Before & After
November 14 , 2015 – April 3, 2016 – Special Exhibition Gallery
Explore the work of famed photographer Ansel Adams and his influence on contemporary photographers. This exhibition is a rare opportunity to see more than 20 original images by Adams as well as photographers with work related to his considerable legacy. Also included are images by photographers who influenced Adams’ early work, along with photographs made by his peers. For more information on Ansel Adams: Before & Afterclick here.

Middle & High Schools Art Exhibition
March 15 – April 10 – 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 the middle and high schools in the Bartow County, Cartersville City, and Excel Christian Academy School Systems. Throughout the school year, art teachers in each of the high 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 from their school art programs.

Bartow County and Cartersville City Schools Elementary and Primary Art Exhibit
April 12 – May 8 – 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 the elementary and primary schools in the Bartow County and Cartersville City School Systems. Throughout the school year, art teachers in each of the 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.

Michael Naranjo: The Artist Who Sees With His Hands
March 10 – July 3 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Michael Naranjo grew up in a New Mexico pottery family and went to school to study sculpture, but service in Vietnam threatened his dream. A grenade explosion took his eyesight and left his right hand severely wounded.  Despite these limitations Naranjo has created well over 100 important works including many monuments. Drawn from the Collection of Tia, this exhibition surveys more than 30 works from throughout his 45-year career.

Don Coen: The Migrant Series
April 16 – July 24 – Special Exhibition Gallery
Created by Colorado-based artist Don Coen, these 15 large-scale realistic portraits tell the visual story of migrant farmers in today’s United States. The images highlight the unique personalities of each subject and their work ethic. Painted between 2001 and 2010, the series comes from hundreds of hours Coen spent in fields making studies and taking photos in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Florida. His aim is to give these hard-working men and women an identity along with an expression of gratitude.

New Acquisitions
March 22 – July 31 – Bergman Theatre Gallery
This exhibit represents works of art that are new to the Booth Museum Permanent Collection. These pieces have been donated or acquired during the last two years and are representative of twelve artists. For eight of these artists, this is the first time a piece of their work is being exhibited at the Booth.

Booth Artists’ Guild Annual Exhibition
May 10 – August 14 – 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.

Everett Raymond Kinstler:  Journeys West and Beyond
July 26 – October 2 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Ray Kinstler is one of America’s greatest portrait painters.  Seven U.S. Presidents have sat for him, as have 50 cabinet officers and many of the brightest stars in business and entertainment.  Yet he began his art career like many in the Booth collection, doing illustrations for Western pulp magazines and book covers.  This exhibition is a retrospective of his Western subjects covering over 60 years.

Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition
August 16 – November 13 – 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.

By Her Hand: Native American Women, Their Art, and The Photographs of Edward S. Curtis
August 20 – November 27 – Special Exhibition Gallery
This innovative traveling exhibition brings together Native American artwork and objects, with the iconic photographs by Edward S. Curtis, creating a relationship between the images and artifacts, enriching the meaning of both by giving context, insight and perspective. Focused on Native women and their art, the exhibition allows us to more deeply understand their roles within Native society, culture and family. Both classic and lesser-known Curtis photographs of women, their artwork and the environment in which they lived, from the internationally acclaimed Christopher G. Cardozo Collection, will be incorporated in the exhibition.