Booth Western Art Museum hosts a number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. These temporary exhibitions are held in the Museum’s three temporary exhibition galleries: Special Exhibition Gallery, Temporary Exhibition Gallery and Borderlands Gallery.
Native Expressions: Dave McGary’s Bronze Realism
Through June 30, 2013 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Sculptor Dave McGary is known for his realistic and colorful depictions of Native peoples based on his many years of interaction with Native Americans eager to have the true stories of their families preserved in bronze. This exhibition will feature approximately 30 sculpture of varying scale representing the best of his career.
Booth Artists Guild Annual Exhibition
Through September 1, 2013 – Borderlands Gallery
This juried exhibition features the work of painters and sculptors who are members of the Booth Artists Guild, a group that meets monthly for educational artistic programs.
Covering America: The Saturday Evening Post in the 1950’s and early 1960’s
Through September 29, 2013 – Special Exhibition Gallery
Featuring 30 original paintings alongside The Saturday Evening Post covers they graced, the exhibit showcases a magazine that captured the heart and soul of America. The art of Norman Rockwell, John Clymer, Stevan Dohanos, John Falter, George Hughes, Amos Sewell, Richard Sargent, Mead Schaeffer and Thorton Utz embodies everyday life in post-World War II America – a time of tremendous growth and change. For more information on Covering America: The Saturday Evening Post in the 1950′s and early 1960′s, click here.
My West: The Art of Theodore Waddell
July 18 - December 29, 2013 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
For decades Ted Waddell has created unique and impressionistic scenes depicting the land near his homes in Montana and Idaho, especially abstracted views of grazing animals in their habitats. The exhibition features nearly 50 paintings, hand-made prints and sculpture based on Waddell’s personal experience on rural ranches and in urban art centers. The edgy, yet serene and animated qualities of his work have drawn rave reviews from a wide range of art fans at Modern and Western art museums nationwide.
Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition
September 3 – November 10, 2013 – Borderlands Gallery
This juried exhibition features the work of photographers who are members of the Booth Photography Guild, a group that meets monthly for educational photographic programs.
Today’s West! Contemporary Art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
October 24, 2013 to April 13, 2014
Drawn from the collection of the world famous museum in Cody, Wyoming, Today’s West! will immerse visitors in the artistic developments occurring in Western art over the past 50 years. Both paralleling and complementing the Booth’s permanent collection, artists including Fritz Scholder, Bill Schenck, Anne Coe, Jim Bama and Carrie Ballantyne are featured. Today’s West! runs concurrently with an exhibition at the High Museum in Atlanta entitled Go West!, featuring historic art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. To discover the full range of Western art, plan on visiting both exhibitions.
Tenth Annual Kids Cowboy Up!
November 12, 2013 – January 5, 2014 – Borderlands Gallery
Artwork in a variety of media by members of the Cartersville Boys & Girls Club and the Hands of Christ after school program.