Buck Taylor will be at Booth Museum for Gala Weekend, February 23 and 24, as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the movie Tombstone. Buck is an American actor best remembered for his eight-year run as Newly O’Brien on Gunsmoke. Buck appeared in other popular shows including Wagon Train, The Virginian, Dallas, and Walker, Texas Ranger. His big-screen roles began with the Walt Disney production of Johnny Shiloh and has continued with roles as “Turkey Creek” Jack Johnson in Tombstone as well as appearances in Rough Riders, Flicka, The Alamo, and Comanche Moon.

Buck will be a participant in the Panel Discussion, Tombstone – The Real Story and Reel Versions, Fact or Fiction at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 24 in Booth Museum’s Bergman Theatre. The program will be a lively discussion looking into the fact and fictional aspects of how the movie was made with movie historians and insiders and is open for all members and included with Museum admission.  Taylor will be selling art, prints and memorabilia in the McNair Store throughout Gala Weekend, February 23 and 24.


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the movie Tombstone with live music, Western card games, cowboy poetry, and more.

Held at Booth Western Art Museum. Heavy hors d’oeuvres & cocktails.

$75 per person.


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018 | 10:00 am

Brunch with visiting artists and interview with honoree Ed Dwight, moderated by Executive Director Seth Hopkins.

Held at Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville.

$40 per person.


TOMBSTONE: The Real Story and Reel Versions, Fact or Fiction?

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm

Lively discussion with historians and movie insiders moderated by Seth Hopkins.

Held in Bergman Theatre at Booth Western Art Museum.

Included with Museum admission.



5:30 PM – Bid on fine art, jewelry, and unique travel experiences in the Silent Auction, and enjoy a cocktail reception with friends and Western art enthusiasts

7:30 PM – Enjoy a gourmet dinner in the Booth Ballroom

8:30 PM – Live Auction and presentation of the Booth Lifetime Achievement Award to Honored Artist Ed Dwight

$200 per person.

Gala Suggested Dress: MEN – Black Tie Optional – Texas Tux, Boots, Bolos are encouraged; WOMEN – Formal Optional – Dressy Western is encouraged

All inclusive weekend tickets are available for $300 per person.
Proceeds support the growth of the Booth’s permanent collection, world-class special exhibits, and memorable educational experiences for students & adults.

Contact Lynn Tatum at 770.387.1541 for details and to reserve tickets.

Preferred hotel – Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville

Click here to book your room within the Booth/Gala reservation block.

770-382-9787 (request the Booth rate)

Shuttle service will be available from the Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville.