Booth Western Art Museum hosts a number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. These temporary exhibitions are held in the Museum’s temporary exhibition galleries: Special Exhibition Gallery, Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Picturing America Gallery, and Borderlands Gallery.

Current Exhibitions

Jay Dusard: A Retrospective
View Camera to Digital Derringer
Through August 19, 2018 – Special Exhibition Gallery
With his work published, exhibited, and collected worldwide, photographer Jay Dusard is best known for his images of working cowboys and landscapes of the American West. While working in architecture and cartography, Dusard became a self-taught photographer, earning a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Pulitzer Prize nomination and a several book awards. He studied with Ansel Adams and Frederick Sommer, and established himself as one of the greatest black-and-white printmakers. This exhibition features more than 60 photographs spanning over five decades of his complete body of work.

Booth Artists’ Guild Annual Exhibition
Through August 19, 2018 – Borderlands Gallery
As interest in The Booth Museum has continued to grow, more and more talented artists have emerged among our membership. The Booth Artists’ Guild (BAG) was formed in March of 2010 with the intention of offering continuing education on a monthly basis to our members. The works in this exhibition, 44 in total, were juried in based on artistic merit. The Booth and BAG is proud to showcase these works as we continue to promote the work of local, regional, and national artists. For additional information on the Booth Artists’ Guild, click here.

Image: © Bart Lindstrom, Morning Chill, 2018, oil on canvas, 30 x 30″, First Place 2018 BAG Exhibition

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Wildlife Art of Guy Coheleach
June 28, 2018 – October 7, 2018 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Wildlife fans, artists, environmentalists and children will all be awed by the big cats, elephants, wolves and other animals in the paintings of Guy Coheleach. Recognized as one of the best wild animal painters in the world, Coheleach’s work has toured to nearly two dozen major museums in cities from New York to Los Angeles. He has won the Society of Animal Artists Award of Excellence an unprecedented eight times.

American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart
July 7 – November 18, 2018 – Picturing America Gallery
Regarded as a veteran of the country music industry, Marty Stuart is much more than a master musician; he is a producer, writer, historian, collector, curator, and photographer. In fact, the Mississippi native has been taking photographs nearly as long as he has played guitar. This exhibition will feature Stuart’s documentary photography of American culture through country music singers and songwriters, rockabilly writers and performers, and the Lakota Tribe of North Dakota. American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart was organized by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee.

Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition
August 21 – November 11, 2018 – Borderlands Gallery
This juried exhibition features the work of who are members of the Booth Photography Guild, a group that meets monthly for educational photographic programs. For additional information on the Booth Photography Guild, click here.

Image: © April Carlson, Looking at You, Kid, 2016, color print, 15 x 22”, First Place Award Winner in the 2017 Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition

Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum & Beyond
September 8, 2018 – January 13, 2019 – Special Exhibition Gallery
Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum & Beyond illustrates the attraction, the romance and the conflict of the American West through the eyes of the most well-known and respected name in Western art like no other public exhibit ever before seen in the southeastern U.S. at the largest permanent home for Western art in the country. For additional information on this exhibition, contact Director of Marketing Tom Shinall at toms@boothmuseum.org.

East/West Visions: Scott Christensen & Quang Ho
October 25, 2018 – January 20, 2019 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
This exhibition brings together two of the country’s top landscape painters, highlighting both the similarities and differences with their styles.  Both artists will serve as Featured Artists for the 2018 Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium, delivering the keynote address and conducting workshops during the week.

15th Annual Kids Cowboy Up!
November 13, 2018 – January 6, 2019 – Borderlands Gallery
Artwork in a variety of media by members of the Cartersville Boys & Girls Club and the Hands of Christ After School Program.