2021 Lecture Programs
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Past Lecture Programs from 2021 (click the images below to watch the past programs)
12.15.2021, 12:15 pm EDT Artist Demonstration with Marc Chatov
You are invited to watch a live artist demonstration featuring award winning artist Marc Chatov on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Chatov is regarded as a leading contemporary portrait painter and has been featured as one of the top portrait artists in America in Money magazine. He has won numerous awards, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to see Marc’s technique in the FREE demonstration.
12.01.2021, 12:00 pm EDT Art for Lunch: Author Mark Warren
Join author Mark Warren on his talk “The Cowboy’s Place in America’s Self-Image” and his newest book “Indigo Heaven”. He will describe how America’s concept of its Wild West has played a big part in defining its collective psyche as a nation.
11.18.2021, 7:00 pm EDT Sculpture Unveiling & Evening Lecture: Mick Doellinger
Join us for an evening lecture with artist Mick Doellinger and unveiling of The Getaway. Mick will discuss his art career and his bronze The Getaway located outside the Booth Café’.
11.4.2021, 7:00 pm EDT Virtual Evening Lecture
Join Booth Museum’s Executive Director Seth Hopkins on the Booth’s Facebook and Youtube, as he moderates a panel discussion highlighting artists in our National Parks.
11.3.2021, 12:15 pm EDT Art for Lunch: Patty Dees discusses the Member Trip Highlights
Join Booth Western Art Museum’s Director of Education Patty Dees as she discusses Highlights from the Member Trip to Colorado. Lunch is available for $12.00 plus tax. Reservations are required for lunch. Deadline to register for lunch is, Noon, November 2. Go boothmuseum.org to make your reservation for lunch or watch LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page.
10.20.2021, 12:15 pm EDT Artist Demonstration Seth Haverkamp
Join artist Seth Haverkamp for an art demonstration on Wednesday, October 20, 12:15 EDT on Booth’s Facebook Live. Seth has studied with internationally-known artists Nelson Shanks and Robert Liberace. Known for his unique still-lifes and portraits, he derives his primary inspiration from the beauty of color and form and the drama of light and dark. While Seth has done countless commissioned portraits, his favorite subjects are his wife and children who always take him to new heights of creativity.
10.7.2021, 7:00 pm EDT Virtual Lecture Tucker Smith
Join Booth’s Executive Director Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Tucker Smith on Thursday, October 7, 7:00 pm EDT on Facebook and YouTube. Smith is nationally renowned for his balanced, subtle paintings inspired by the wildlife and mountain atmosphere that has been such an integral part of his life. His home and studio on the Hoback Rim in Western Wyoming offer easy access to his favorite subjects; vast landscapes, sprawling cattle ranches, and the back country with its abundant wildlife and natural, beauty.
10.6.2021, 12:15 pm EDT Art for Lunch featurinng Booth’s Historion Jim Dunham
Join Booth’s Historian Jim Dunham as he discusses Into the Wild by artist Vic Payne.
9.30.2021, 7:00 pm EDT Virtual Gallery Walk The Downtown Gallery
See works of art and meet some of the artists from Booth’s Photography and Art Guilds. Booth’s Educator Donna Shiver will walk everyone through the Downtown Gallery’s Fall/Holiday Show and Sale on Booth Museum’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, on September 30, 7:00 pm EDT.
9.16.2021,7:00 pm EDT Virtual Evening Lecture with Graham Hobart
Join Booth’s Curator of Photography Dr. Sam Gerace III as he interviews photographer Graham Hobart about his newest exhibit Out of Africa and into the West. Born in southern Africa, Graham Hobart takes on the American West through his extraordinary black and white infrared photography. In 2014 upon seeing Hobart’s photographs of African animals and landscapes, Booth Western Art Museum Executive Director Seth Hopkins commissioned a photograph from Hobart and dared him to “go out and capture the American West in his unique illustrative style as he had in Africa.” This exhibition is Hobart’s response to that call and features over a decade of his work in the American West and Africa.
9.15.2021, 12:15 pm ET Artist Demonstration – Facebook Live
You are invited to watch a live art demonstration on Booth Museum’s Facebook page featuring award winning artist Dawn Whitelaw. Whitelaw was one of ten American women artists invited to exhibit in “Inspiring Figures” at the Butler Institute of American Art. Whitelaw is currently on the board of the Portrait Society of America where she serves as vice-chair and has been featured as faculty for Plein Air South and the Plein Air Convention and Expo.
9.1.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch: Getting Ready for Tucker Smith: A Celebration of Nature
Booth Museum will be going wild with the opening of an exhibit showcasing one of the West’s best wildlife artists, Tucker Smith. Join Seth Hopkins for a preview of the exhibition and a look at some of Tucker’s best work.
8.26.21 7:00 pm ET Evening Lecture with Artist Dan Young
Join us for an evening with Colorado landscape painter and member of Plein Air Painters of America Dan Young in Booth’s Bergman Theatre or on Facebook Live. Dan Young was born in Denver, and grew up in Western Colorado. He attended Colorado Institute of Art, hoping to find a direction in art. After graduation, he moved to Dallas to pursue the commercial art field. Even with a successful Illustration career, the landscape was always calling him back. In 1989, he returned to Colorado to begin painting full time. Young enjoys painting the rural life of the West, the ranches that dot the mountain valleys and river bottoms. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Young’s inspiring story.
8.12.21 7:00 pm ET Virtual Lecture with Artist Ross Rossin
Join Seth Hopkins and Rossin for a virtual lecture through Rossin’s Southwest and BEYOND on Booth’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Hear about Rossin growing up watching Western movies in Bulgaria and dreaming of visiting Monument Valley. Following the 9-day road trip through the Southwest in 2019, Rossin was inspired to create the paintings in the exhibition, featuring portraits of people he met and depictions of the lands encountered. The show confirms the American West still has the power to inspire both Americans and those from around the globe.
8.4.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch with author Mark Warren
This program reveals how the land of Southern Appalachia dictated the culture of the Cherokees. The daily life of this tribe was guided by an intimacy and reverence for nature that our present white culture has not tried to emulate. The result of this oversight is revealed in our lack of understanding about the forest and in the careless treatment of the environment. Learn about Cherokee crafts, weapons, hunting techniques, philosophies, religion, clothing, tools, foods, medicines, and games.
7.21.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration with Roger Dale Brown
You are invited to join award winning artist Roger Dale Brown for a live art demonstration on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Roger’s most recent awards include Master Status – American Society of Marine Artist and Oil Painters of America.
6.19.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration with Alan Shuptrine
You don’t want to miss this opportunity to see award winning artist Alan Shuptrine for a FREE live artist demonstration on Booth’s Facebook page. Alan is known for his Southern and Appalachian Mountains genre but has extended his reputation to a nationally acclaimed watercolorist. Born the son of artist, Hubert Shuptrine (1936-2006), Alan has continued the legacy of realism that both Andrew Wyeth and his father Hubert established.
6.2.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch – Western Movies 101 part III with Jim Dunham
Join Booth Museum’s Historian Jim Dunham as he walks us through part three of “Westerns, 101.” We will look at more recent Westerns like “Silverado,” “Dances With Wolves,” “Lonesome Dove,” and “Tombstone”.
5.27.2021, 7:00 pm ET Virtual Gallery Walk: Booth Artists’ Guild Annual Exhibition
You are invited to join Seth Hopkins as he walks everyone through the Booth Artists’ Guild Annual Exhibition on Booth Museum’s Facebook page and YouTube channel at 7:00 pm ET. This exhibit showcases 52 pieces of art from 36 artists across the nation. We hope you tune-in to meet some of the artists and learn inspiring stories behind these works of art.
5.20.2021, 7:00 pm ET Evening Lecture with Don Demers
Members are invited to join award winning artist Don Demers in Booth’s Ballroom and on Booth’s Facebook for a lecture at 7:00 pm ET.
5.19.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration featuring R. David Boyd, JR
You are invited to join award winning artist David Boyd, Jr. for a live art demonstration on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Recently, Boyd received an Award of Excellence at the Eastern Regional Oil Painters of America competition. In addition, he has participated in and won awards at plein air events around the Southeast.
5.13.2021 7:00 pm ET Gallery Walk through The Spring Exhibition at The Downtown Gallery
See works of art from Booth’s Photography and Art Guilds as Seth Hopkins walks everyone through the Downtown Gallery’s Spring Show and Sale on Booth Museum’s Facebook page and YouTube channel at 7:00 pm ET.
5.5.2021 Art for Lunch: Rossin Goes West with Booth’s Executive Director Seth Hopkins
Join Seth Hopkins and artist Ross Rossin as they discuss their memorable 9 day trip through the Southwest in 2019 and get everyone ready for Booth’s upcoming exhibit inspired by the trip; CAPTIVATED: Rossin’s Southwest and Beyond.
4.21.2021 Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration featuring Mick McAndrews
You are invited to attend a LIVE Demonstration featuring artist Mick McAndrews on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Mick’s award winning paintings strive to capture the mood and atmosphere of a subject, combining the magic of watercolor with reverence for the principles of design to create works of sophisticated simplicity.
4.15.2021 7:00 pm Evening Lecture with Scott Christensen
Booth Museum members are invited to an evening lecture featuring artist Scott Christensen. Booth’s Executive Director Seth Hopkins interviews artist Scott Christensen.
4.7.2021 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch: Cowboy Gear – Many Names with Many Origins with Jim Dunham
Vaquero, puncher, drover, cowpoke, bronc peeler…all names for Cowboys. The man on horseback has always been just a little higher than anyone else. After all, everyone else is just “a foot.” The colorful names for the Cowboy, his animals, and his gear, their meanings and origins will be the subject of this Art for Lunch. Take a deep seat and a short rein and get ready to ride. Join Booth Museum’s Historian Jim Dunham on this fun and entertaining Art for Lunch.
3.17.2021 Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration featuring Sivananda Nyayapathi
You are invited to attend a LIVE Demonstration featuring artist Siva Nyayapathi on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Sivananda is recogzied as an ‘Associate Living Master‘ by the Art Renewal Center. He is also recognized as a ‘signature member‘ by the prestigious Oil Painters of America. He is honored with the Maitri Award for excellence in art and Vamsi award of excellence in art.
2.3.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch: Native Hands with Booth Curator Lisa Wheeler and Booth Historian Jim Dunham
Join Lisa Wheeler and Jim Dunham on Booth Museum’s Facebook page as they discuss new items installed Booth’s semi-permanent Native Hands gallery. Thank you to Steve and Gail Getzwiller and Bob and Lora Sandroni for allowing the Booth Museum to display your beautiful Native American collection. New items include stunning art objects, including rare pottery, baskets, beadwork and exquisite weavings created by Native American artists and artisans.
1.21.2021, 7:00 pm ET Virtual Gallery Walk: Carrie Penley: Reflections on Nature
Join Booth’s Executive Director and artist Carrie Penley as they walk everyone through the Booth’s newest exhibition Carrie Penley: Reflections on Nature on Booth Museum’s Facebook page and YouTube Channel. Contemporary artist Carrie Penley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia in 1995. She lives in Georgia and describes herself as an American artist who utilizes different forms of media to create unique works of art through the use of collage materials, neutral color, expressive brush stroke and contrast.
1.20.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration with artist Bill Farnsworth
You are invited to join award winning artist Bill Farnsworth for a live art demonstration on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Farnsworth has participated in and won awards at plein air events.