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Cowpokes and Cattle Drives

Sagebrush Ranch at Booth Western Art Museum is looking for a few good cowboys and cowgirls to sign-on for a cattle drive. Learn how to roundup Texas Longhorns, move them along a trail, sing to them at night, and much more. Everybody who applies will play a part in successfully getting Sagebrush Ranch Longhorns from roundup to market. So, get your beetle-crushers moving and give us a hand!

  • Cost: $6.00 per child & $6.00 per adult (1 adult free with every 15 students).
  • Location: Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA
  • Minimum of 15 and Maximum of 60.
  • Program Length: 90 minutes

CALL 770.387.3849 TO REGISTER

 

SUMMER CAMPS

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Looking for something fun to do for your children this summer? Take an art class! The Booth Art Academy offers a variety of art classes throughout the summer. 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.

 

Pottery Session 1 (Ages 7 – 12) jr pottery 1

All levels of potters are welcome in this class where you are certain to have lots of messy, muddy fun!  Learn the basic ceramic techniques of pinch, coil, and slab building and get plenty of time on the potter’s wheel.  Be ready to get dirty and to have loads of fun!

June 2 – 5, 2015 / 9:00 am – noon / Glazing day June 12
Instructor: Whitney Rupp
Fee: $105 for Museum members / $130 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 15

Art Bugs Session 1 (Ages 4 – 6) art bugs 1

Bring some color and excitement to your summer!  Come try out all kinds of different art materials.  Explore paints, puppets, and everything in between in this fun-packed and playful camp designed especially for our youngest artists!  *This camp now ends at noon.

June 2 – 4, 2015 / 9:00 am – noon
Instructor: Natalie Goodwin
Fee: $65 for Museum members / $85 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

Painting & Collage (Ages 7 – 12)  FULL DAY / FULL WEEK!painting collage

Jump in head first to this exciting and fast-paced Monday through Friday camp where you’ll discover Van Gogh, O’Keefe, Dali, Bearden, Toulouse-Lautrec, and more!  Use paint, magazines, photographs, found objects, and lots of glue.  Come ready to have fun and create!  Each camper must bring a sack lunch (with an ice pack if contents are perishable).  No nuts please.  Water will be provided.

June 8 – 12, 2015 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Kent Mullinax
Fee: $200 for Museum members / $225 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

Bartow History Museum presents Time Travelers (Ages 7 – 12)camp firekeeper

Great Scott!  We are traveling through time to discover the past and the future!  From Lewis & Clark to Rock & Roll, Time Travel Campers will explore fashion, customs, games, and music of four different American Eras. *Between drop-off and pick-up (at the TRC), this program takes place at Bartow History Museum.   

June 16 – 19, 2015 / 9:00 am – noon
Instructor: BHM Staff
Fee: $72 for Museum members / $80 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

Art Unglued (Ages 7 – 12)art unglued

Prepare to go crazy with art!  Students will focus on creativity and will learn how to think outside the box, all while experimenting with alternative art processes.  Projects will include making art robots, pendulum painting, and drawing optical illusions!

June 16 – 19, 2015 / 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (afternoon class)
Instructor: Mersia Martin
Fee: $105 for Museum members / $130 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

Register for Time Travelers or Art Unglued individually or register for both to create a 9:00 am to 4:00 pm camp!  If you take both, bring a sack lunch (with an ice pack if contents are perishable).  No nuts please.  Water will be provided.  Drop-off and pick-up will be at the TRC. 

Art Explorers (Ages 7 – 12)  FULL DAY / FULL WEEK!art explorers

Art Explorers is now a Monday through Friday camp!  You’ll have even more time to try out different art materials and techniques.  Explore Booth Western Art Museum’s amazing collection and experiment with drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media and now cartooning!  Each camper must bring a sack lunch (with an ice pack if contents are perishable).  No nuts please.  Water will be provided.

June 22 – 26, 2015 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Peggy Cline
Fee: $200 for Museum members / $225 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

Pottery Session 2 (Ages 7 – 12)jr pottery 2

All levels of potters are welcome in this class where you are certain to have lots of messy, muddy fun!  Learn the basic ceramic techniques of pinch, coil, and slab building and get plenty of time on the potter’s wheel.  Be ready to get dirty and to have loads of fun!

July 7 – 10, 2015 / 9:00 am – noon / Glazing day July 17
Instructor: Whitney Rupp
Fee: $105 for Museum members / $130 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 15

Art Bugs Session 2 (Ages 4 – 6)art bugs 2

Bring some color and excitement to your summer!  Come try out all kinds of different art materials.  Explore paints, puppets, and everything in between in this fun-packed and playful camp designed especially for our youngest artists!  *This camp now ends at noon.

July 7 – 9, 2015 / 9:00 am – noon
Instructor: Peggy Cline
Fee: $65 for Museum members / $85 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

In Stitches! Introduction to Fiber Arts (Ages 7 – 12)in stitches

Have you ever wanted to weave a bracelet or knit a scarf?  If so, then jump into the wooly world of fiber!  Students will make lots of fun projects while learning four new skills:  dyeing, weaving, knitting, and felting.  Don’t miss the opportunity to get in on this great new camp!

July 14 – 17, 2015 / 9:00 am – noon
Instructor: Mersia Martin
Fee: $105 for Museum members / $130 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

Bartow History Museum presents Frontier Fun (Ages 7 – 12)IMG_2825

Rustle up your friends to experience the adventures, dangers, and fun of the American Frontier.  Campers will learn Native American games, create their own Western crafts, and race in the Pony Express.  *Between drop-off and pick-up (at the TRC), this program takes place at Bartow History Museum.

July 14 – 17, 2015 / 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (afternoon class)
Instructor: BHM Staff
Fee: $72 for Museum members / $80 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20

Register for In Stitches! or Frontier Fun individually or register for both to create a 9:00 am to 4:00 pm camp!  If you take both, bring a sack lunch (with an ice pack if contents are perishable).  No nuts please.  Water will be provided.  Drop-off and pick-up will be at the TRC. 

Backyard Art (Ages 7 – 12)  FULL DAY / FULL WEEK!backyard art

Introducing Backyard Art!  In this cool new Monday through Friday camp, you’ll learn how to create art using things you might find in your backyard, at a thrift store, or even . . . in your garbage can!  Proportion and perspective are not important in this class but expression and originality are!  Each camper must bring a sack lunch (with an ice pack if contents are perishable).  No nuts please.  Water will be provided.

July 20 – 24, 2015 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Kent Mullinax
Fee: $200 for Museum members / $225 for not-yet-members (supplies included)
Min. 5 / Max. 20