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.

Adults Children | Home School Fridays Summer Camps

Adults

Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  Nikki Davidson 2-Day Floral Painting Workshop
Focus will be on the classical approach of painting traditional florals.  The class will include discussions on composition, color mixing, and harmony along with brush techniques to make your florals glow.  The steps to a successful painting will be emphasized:  a structured drawing, under painting, light and shade, and brush stroke.  All levels of artists are welcome.

Saturday – Sunday, April 12 – 13
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (1 hr break for lunch)
Materials list to be provided
Minimum of 5 students, Maximum of 15 students
FEE: $225.00 for Museum members
$250.00 for non-members
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Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  3-Day Seascape Workshop with Artist Chris Groves
This class will include discussions on materials, palette, and composition.  Techniques of drawing along with preliminary charcoal sketches, value and color studies, and fundamentals of color mixing will be covered.  A classical approach of monochromatic under-painting, directed observation and application of color, followed by glazing techniques will be discussed.  The class will consist of lectures, slide analysis, and individual critiques, while the student paints his or her own seascape.

Friday-Sunday, September 12-14, 2014
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (1 hr lunch break)
Materials list to be provided
Minimum of 8 students, Maximum of 15 students
FEE:  $325.00 for Museum members
$350.00 for non-members
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Booth Artists’ Guild Presents:  2-Day Introduction to Pastel Painting Workshop with Artist Clive Tyler
Clive Tyler sees his work as an effort to expand the artistic possibilities and stature of the pastel medium, taking pastel and using it “to create a whole new feeling”.  Join him in this workshop designed for beginners but with something for even the accomplished pastel artist.  Explore the entire process of using different pastels and paper, underpainting, framing, and storing.

Saturday-Sunday, November 15-16, 2014
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (1 hr lunch break)
Materials list to be provided
Minimum of 5 students, Maximum of 15 students
FEE:  $225.00 for Museum members
$250.00 for non-members
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Children

SPRING BREAK CAMP – Native American Ceramics (Ages 7-12)
Learn how Maria Martinez and other Native American master potters perfected the art of both black-on-black and poly-chrome pottery.  Use traditional Native American hand-building and firing techniques to create your own ceramic treasures!

April 7 – 11, Monday – Friday
9:00 am – noon
Minimum of 5 students, Maximum of 12 students
FEE: $125.00 for museum members
$150.00 for non-members
Price includes supplies
Instructor: Cathy Amos
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Summer Camps

For a complete listing of 2014 Summer Camps, click here!

We are currently accepting application for 2014 Jr. Volunteers. For more information and an application, click here.

Home School Fridays (Ages 7-12)

Art camp_smallerExplore different art mediums and techniques in these unique classes just for home school students. Take home a completed art project after each class.

First Friday of the Month, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Fee: $8 for members & $10 for non-members for each class
Price includes supplies.
Min. 5, Max. 25
Instructor: Peggy Cline

April 4: Paper Sculpture
May 2: Buffalo Robe

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.