By Month

Exhibition openings, artist lectures, books signings and more take place throughout the year at Booth Western Art Museum. See the schedule below for a full list of all upcoming events and exhibitions.

January | February | March | April | MayJune 

July | August | September | October | November | December

April

An Evening with Don Troiani, “America’s Most Respected Historical Artist”
April 17, 7:00 pm – Bergman Theatre
Coinciding with the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War moving through Georgia, Booth Museum is excited to present An Evening with Don Troiani, “America’s Most Respected Historical Artist.”. Most of Troiani’s art depicts the highly realistic military heritage of the American Revolution through the Civil War. For a full schedule of events and ticket information, click here.

May

NEW DATE!

Civil War Comes Alive!
May 3, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm – Museum Festival Grounds
Co-hosted by the Booth and Bartow History Museum, this event will bring the Civil War to life as we reflect back on the events of 150 years ago. Re-enactors will offer displays and presentations on weapons, uniforms, music, food, signaling, the home front and much more. A school program version of this event will be offered on May 2. For more information and a full schedule from the 2013 event, click here.

Exhibition Opening and Evening Lecture
May 3, 7:00 pm – Bergman Theatre
Members and guests are invited to see the newest exhibit Art and the Animal. The Society of Animal Artists, an association of animal and wildlife artists founded in 1960, annually hosts a juried competition for its members.  The selected works, typically comprised of about 45 flatworks and 15 sculptures, then travel to museums around the country.  The Booth will welcome the 2014 show, featuring creatures from around the world by today’s best animal painters and sculptors. At 7:00 pm, sculptor Kent Ullberg will speak on his artistic career, including his involvement in The Society of Animal Artists and the Art and the Animal exhibit.

Art for Lunch: Artist Kathleen Ryan
May 7, 12:15 pm – Booth Ballroom
Georgia artist Kathleen Ryan will discuss her artistic career and involvement in the Society of Animal Artists. Following the program, explore the Art and the Animal exhibit, including Ryan’s piece My First Rodeo.

Exhibition Opening and Evening Lecture with Bernard Williams
May 15, 7:00 pm – Bergman Theatre
Members and guests are invited to see the a new exhibit The Art of Bernard Williams. Artist Bernard Williams combines African, Southern, Indian and Western iconography to tell the story of African Americans in the West. His work is heavily inspired by global history and culture, anthropology, archeology, and the natural sciences. Williams combines aspects of American history and related stories, issues, events, and ideas to illustrate the continuity and complexities of a nation’s life. At 7:00 pm, join Williams for an in-depth look at his career as an artist.

Special Art for Lunch and Book Signing with Craig Johnson
May 30, 12:15 pm – Booth Ballroom
Join New York Times best-selling author Craig Johnson for a discussion of his Walt Longmire mystery series, the basis of the hit A&E drama, “Longmire.” Following the program, Johnson will be available to sign books in the Museum Store.

June

Summer Entertainment Series: The Humor of Mark Twain
June 19, 7:00 pm – Booth Ballroom
Enjoy a buffet-style dinner, cash bar, and the show The Humor of Mark Twain as Jim Dunham takes on the persona of the famed humorist. Tickets are $25 for Booth Museum Members and $30 for not-yet-members.

July

Summer Entertainment Series: Tumbleweed Cowboy Band
July 17, 7:00 pm – Booth Ballroom
Enjoy an evening of western music and cowboy poetry with The Tumbleweed Cowboy Band, plus great food and a cash bar. Tickets are $25 for Booth Museum Members and $30 for not-yet-members.

August

Art for Lunch: Illustrating the Story of a the First U.S. Deputy Marshal of Color.
August 6, 12:15 pm – Booth Ballroom
Join award wining children’s book illustrator artist R. Gregory Christie as he describes his creative process and the research entailed for the award winning children’s book Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Story of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal.  Christie will be available to sign books after the program. More information about Mr. Christie is on his website www.gas-art.com.

Summer Entertainment Series: Scott Thompson
August 21, 7:00 pm – Booth Ballroom
Join country-western singer Scott Thompson for an evening of cowboy songs you know…and a few you don’t! Tickets are $25 for Booth Museum Members and $30 for not-yet-members.

11th Booth Birthday Party & Member Appreciation Day
Celebrate Booth’s 11th Birthday with a day full of activities including continuous entertainment in the Booth Theatre, art activities throughout the Museum, and a free lunch for Museum Members. For more information and a schedule of events, click here.

September

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

October

12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium
October 23-26, 2014
Enjoy entertainment throughout the four day event, including Western music, fast draw competitions, performances of the Re-enactment of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, demonstrations of traditional Native American dances. The Kids Corner of the Festival and Symposium will feature a variety of free activities for children. For a full schedule of events, click here.

Featured Artist Evening Lecture and Exhibit Reception
October 23, 7:00 pm – Special and Temporary Exhibition Galleries and Booth Theatre
Light refreshments will be served in the Cafe from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. At 7:00 pm in the Booth Theatre, the featured artist for the Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium, will discuss his/her artistic career.

Passport to the West
October 23 & 24 – Museum Festival Grounds
Bring your students to the Booth Museum for an unforgettable Western experience. History comes alive for students with demonstrations of pottery making, blacksmithing, chair caning, spinning, beading, chuck wagon cooking, flint knapping, and life at a trading post. Living history performers, Jim Sawgrass, and Little Big Mountain will present programs on Native American culture for students. This program is appropriate for grades 2 – 12. Admission is $5 for students; $3 for adults; teachers are free. Call 770-387-3849 to schedule your school group.

Featured Entertainer Concert
October 25, 7:00 pm – Grand Theatre
Presented by South 107.

November

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

December

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

January

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

February

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

March

12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering
March 12 – 14, 2015

Featured Artist Evening Lecture
March 12, 2015, 7:00 pm - Bergman Theatre

Gathering Concert
March 14, 2015, 7:00 pm – Grand Theatre