Booth Art Academy

Looking for something fun to do for you or your children? Take an art class! The Booth Art Academy offers a variety of art classes throughout the year for both children and adults. All art classes are open to the public but Booth Museum members receive a discount on registration. Prices and class offerings vary.

All classes are held at the TRC building at 1 North Gilmer Street unless otherwise noted. To sign up for an art class, call central scheduling at 770-387-3849. Registration will end one week before the first day of class. The registration fee is fully refundable up to 14 days prior to the class.

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Adults

Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  3-Day Portrait Painting Workshop with Cowboy Artists of America Member R.S. Riddick
In conjunction with the Cowboy Artists of America 50th Anniversary Reunion, please join Cowboy Artists of America Member R.S. Riddick in this 3-day workshop devoted to the portrait where students will work from a live model.  Mr. Riddick’s paintings are appreciated world-wide and hang in collections throughout the U.S. and abroad.  He has been named one of America’s top 100 most collectable living artists by the Encompass American Fine Art Newsbook.  In addition, he won 6 awards at the 2014 Cowboy Artists of America Annual Exhibit including Best of Show, the CAA Stetson award, and the Ray Swanson Memorial award.

Monday – Wednesday, June 22 -24, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minimum of 5 students, Maximum of 12 students
FEE:  $350.00 for Museum members
$385.00 for not-yet-members
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Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  6-Week Drawing Class with Artist Nikki Davidson
Drawing in a realistic manner requires that you access the right side of your brain.  In this class, you will learn how to do that!  Students will learn this method on the first day of class and then spend the next 2 classes honing their skills.  The last 3 weeks will be spent learning how to shade in order to give your drawings a perfect 3-dimensional appearance.  All skill levels welcome.

6 Consecutive Tuesdays, August 18 through September 22, 2015
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Minimum of 6 students, Maximum of 15 students
FEE:  $100.00 for Museum members
$115.00 for not-yet-members
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Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  3-Day Tonalism Workshop with Artist Chris Groves
Tonalism was an artistic style that emerged in the 1880’s when American artists began to paint landscape forms with an overall tone of colored atmosphere or mist.  Join artist Chris Groves in this workshop that will include lectures, individual critiques, and demonstrations.  Learn how to turn a typical daytime scene into a Tonalist painting.

Friday – Sunday, September 11 – 13, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minimum of 8 students, Maximum of 15 students
FEE:  $325.00 for Museum members
$350.00 for not-yet-members
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Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  2-Day “Perspective in the Landscape” Workshop with Artist Amanda Lovett
Remove the mystery around the word “perspective.”  In this workshop, you will receive the building blocks to understand one, two, and three point perspective.  Begin with the basics of the geometric shapes most often found in perspective drawing and take a journey all the way to the proper perspective of shadows.  Before you know it, perspective will become second nature.

Saturday – Sunday, November 7 – 8, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minimum of 6 students, Maximum of 15 students
FEE:  $255.00 for Museum members
$280.00 for not-yet-members
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Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  1-Day Equine Art Workshop with Artist Elizabeth Lewis Scott
Explore the horse in form and motion as we cover the anatomy and gestures of this amazing animal.  Drawing materials are the primary medium for this workshop, however, students are encouraged to bring other mediums if they prefer.  Bring an example of your work for a “friendly” critique at the end of the day.  Artists of all levels will enjoy this unique class.

Saturday, December 5, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minimum of 5 students, Maximum of 15 students
FEE:  $85.00 for Museum members
$110.00 for not-yet-members
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Children

Check back often as more children’s workshops are added!

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Summer Camps

For information and schedule on 2015 Summer Camps, click here.

Jr. Volunteers

For information and an application on becoming a Jr. Volunteer, click here.

 

Directions to the Booth Art Academy:

Arriving From  I-75

      • Take I-75 to exit #288 to Main Street, Cartersville, Georgia.
      • Follow Main Street (Highway #113 / #61) into the business district – approximately 2.2 miles.
      • Turn right on Gilmer Street and go through the traffic light at the corner of Cherokee and Gilmer.
      • The Resource Center building and parking lot is on the right.

Arriving From the West on Highway # 113/ #61 

    • Take Highway #113 / #61 to Main Street, Cartersville, Georgia.
    • Follow Main Street into the business district.
    • After crossing the railroad tracks, proceed to the 1 st traffic light and turn left onto Gilmer Street.
    • Go through the traffic light at the corner of Cherokee and Gilmer.
    • The Resource Center building and parking lot is on the right.