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

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.  The Art for Lunch menu is set to include salad, lasagna, bread sticks, marble brownies, water and tea. 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. For more information on An Evening with Scott Thompson, click here.

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: Gone West, Book Two of Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday by Victoria Wilcox
September 3, 12:15 pm – Booth Ballroom
Author Victoria Wilcox returns to Booth Western Art Museum to talk about Gone West, Book Two of Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday. Wilcox was born in California to a pioneer Hollywood film industry family and grew up loving dramatic stories of all kinds, especially those with a sense of history. In May of 2014, she released the second book in a trilogy of novels about Doc Holliday. Gone West is the story of how a gentleman becomes an outlaw, how an outlaw becomes a lawman, and how a Southern son named John Henry becomes a legend called Doc Holliday.

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

April

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

May

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

June

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD

July

Art for Lunch: TBD

Evening Lecture: TBD