12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering

March 12-14, 2015


Thursday, March 12

10:00 am – 8:00 pm: Museum Open

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Home School Gathering: Do your pART: Create and Conserve
Home school students are invited to enjoy an activity-packed afternoon. Explore the exhibit Nature and Nuance: The Art of Clyde Aspevig. Learn how painting landscapes inspired the artist to become involved in conservation efforts. Be challenged by a variety of activities that will encourage you to think about your own conservation efforts. Reservations are suggested. Cost is $5 per student and $3 per adult. Call 770-387-3849 to schedule your group. For a full schedule of activities, click here.

4:30 pm: Gallery Walk with Featured Artist Clyde Aspevig – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
As one of America’s greatest landscape painters, Featured Artist Clyde Aspevig will lead a gallery walk through Nature and Nuance:  The Art of Clyde Aspevig and discuss the process in which he created this exhibition.

5:30 pm: Nature and Nuance:  The Art of Clyde Aspevig Opening Reception – Atrium
An exhibition opening reception will be held in the Museum’s Atrium where attendees can meet Featured Artist Clyde Aspevig. Refreshments will be served from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

7:00 pm: Featured Artist Evening Lecture – Bergman Theatre
Booth Museum Members and guests are invited to hear Sean Gerrity who will speak briefly about the American Prairie Reserve video project followed by Clyde Aprevig who will then speak about how the landscape, and specifically how the Montana Prairie, has impacted his artistic career. Following his presentation, Aspevig will be available to sign the official poster of the 12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering in the Booth Store.

8:00 pm: Upper level dinner for donors and lenders – Booth Ballroom

Friday, March 13

9:30 am – 5:00 pm: Museum open

10:00 am – 12:30 pm: Featured Artist Painting Demonstration with Clyde Aspevig Bergman Theatre
Widely regarded as one of the greatest contemporary American landscape painters of our time, Mr. Aspevig believes painting expresses human emotion better than any other medium.  This demonstration is a must-see for collectors and artists! Tickets are $40 for Booth Museum Members and $50 for not-yet-members. To register for the artist demonstration call 770-387-3849. For additional information, click here.

1:30 pm: Film – The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office – Bergman Theatre

2:30 pm: Film – The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office – Bergman Theatre

3:30 pm: Film – The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office – Bergman Theatre

Saturday, March 14

8:00 am – Noon: Southeastern Chuck Wagon Cook-off – Museum Festival Grounds
Click here for the Rules, Regulations, and Registration for the 12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering.

9:00 am – 6:30 pm: Museum open

10:00 am – Noon: Singer/Songwriters Workshop – Bergman Theatre
Music enthusiasts and writers alike are invited to learn from some of the best in the Western Music industry. Join Featured Entertainers Joyce WoodsonJim Jones, and Randy Huston for a hands-on workshop featuring songwriting and cowboy poetry. Tickets are $10 for Booth Writers Guild Members, $20 for Booth Museum Members, and $30 for not-yet-members. Ticket prices include admission to the Southeastern Cowboy Gathering. To purchase tickets, call 770-387-3849 or visit the Museum.

10:00 am: Cowboy Church with Pastor Jason Lyle – Ballroom

11:00 am – Noon: Writing through Art Cowboy Poetry Finals presented by Bankers Fidelity – Ballroom

11:00 am – 3:00 pm: Characters throughout the Museum and Children’s Art Activities

Noon – 1:00 pm: Chuck Wagon Lunch & Live EntertainmentMuseum Festival Grounds

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Fancy Gun Tricks with Jim Dunham – Ballroom

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Singer/Songwriter Open Mic – Ballroom

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Cowboy Poetry Rodeo Open Mic – Ballroom

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Old Mill Road Band – Ballroom

7:00 pm: Singer/Songwriter Showcase – Grand Theatre
Join us for an evening of original music with a Singer/Songwriter Showcase, as part of the 12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering. This intimate, round-robin performance will feature 2014 Western Music Association Songwriter of the Year Joyce Woodson, 2014 Western Music Association Male Performer of the Year Jim Jones, and 2010 Academy of Western Artists Male Vocalist of the Year Randy Huston as they tell the stories behind their best songs.

Tickets are $20 for Booth Museum members and $25 for not-yet-members. They can be purchased by calling the Museum at 770-387-1300, the Grand Theatre Box Office at 770-386-7343, or online at www.thegrandtheatre.org. Presented by South 93.5.


Adults – $10
Seniors (65 and over) – $8
Students – $7
Children 12 & Under – FREE
Booth Museum Members – FREE
Active Military with I.D. – FREE
Chuck Wagon meal tickets, Featured Artist Painting Demonstration, Singer/Songwriter Workshop, and Singer/Songwriter Showcase are an additional fee. Please call 770-387-1300 for more information.




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Sponsorships are available. Please contact the Development Department at 770-387-1538.