12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering

March 12-14, 2015

SCHEDULE (check back often as details are confirmed)


Thursday, March 6, 2014

10:00 am – 8:00 pm: Museum Open
As part of the Museum’s First Free Thursday, FREE admission will be granted to the public from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

11:00 am: Gallery Walk with Featured Artist Martin Grelle
As current President of the Cowboy Artists of America (CAA), Grelle will lead a gallery walk through the Museum highlighting the work of fellow CAA members.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Home School Gathering
Home school students are invited to enjoy an activity-packed afternoon. Make discoveries about the Today’s West! exhibit and meet Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley! Participate in gallery programs and art projects and enjoy special entertainment in the Bergman Theatre. Call 770-387-3849 to schedule your group. For a complete schedule of Home School Gathering events, click here.

7:00 pm: Featured Artist Evening Lecture - Bergman Theatre
Join Cowboy Artists of America member Martin Grelle as he discusses his artistic career. Following his presentation, Grelle will be available to sign the official poster of the 11th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering in the Booth Store.

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

Friday, March 7, 2014

10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Museum open

9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Featured Artist workshop with Martin Grelle - Creating the Illusion of Depth - Booth Art Academy
Join Artist Martin Grelle in this workshop focusing on  creating the illusion of depth in your paintings.  Mr. Grelle will give a demonstration and speak on this very important topic.  Students are asked to bring a finished painting with them to class where Mr. Grelle will offer critiques.  Students will have the opportunity to observe and receive instruction but will not paint.

For more information on the workshop, click here.

10:30 am: The History of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West with Jim Dunham - Bergman Theatre

11:30 am: Movie – The American Experience: Annie Oakley - Bergman Theatre

12:30 pm: Movie – Buffalo Bill’s Wild West - Bergman Theatre

2:00 pm: The History of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West with Jim Dunham - Bergman Theatre

Saturday, March 8, 2014

9:00 am – 6:30 pm: Museum open

8:00 am – Noon: Southeastern Chuck Wagon Cook-off - Museum Festival Grounds
Click here for the Rules, Regulations, and Registration for the 11th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering.

10:00 am: Cowboy Church with Pastor Jason Lyle, Steve Porter, Tom Kerlin, & Bruce and Vernelle Brannen - Ballroom

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

11:00 am – 3:00 pm: Children’s Art Activities throughout the Museum. Hands-on activities where children can make their own Western art masterpieces.

Noon – 1:00 pm: Chuck Wagon Lunch & live entertainmentMuseum Festival Grounds

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm: Fancy Gun Tricks with Jim Dunham - Ballroom

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West with Annie Oakley - Ballroom

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Cowboy Poetry with Steve Porter and Tom Kerlin - Ballroom

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Western Music with April Wehunt - Ballroom

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Old Mill Road Band - Ballroom

4:00 pm: Cowboy Poetry with Steve Porter and Tom Kerlin - Ballroom

7:00 pm: Western Concert: The Bard and the Balladeer with Don Edwards and Waddie Mitchell - Grand Theatre
The Cowboy voices of Don Edwards and Waddie Mitchell team up with sounds of the Tumbleweed Cowboys for a performance of The Bard and the Balladeer. Edwards, America’s Cowboy Balladeer, and Mitchell, the Buckaroo Poet, blend their individual gifts of song and story that result in a musical celebration of the great American West.

Tickets are $25 for Booth Museum members and $30 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.


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 and Concert are an additional fee. Please call 770-387-1300 for more information.






Sponsorships are Available
Please Contact the Development Department at 770-387-1538.