LECTURES & ADULT PROGRAMS
Looking for Educational Adult Programs? The Booth Museum has you covered! Choose from a variety of videos below or visit the Booth Museum YouTube channel for MORE videos. Become a subscriber to our YouTube Channel to receive updates as new content is added.
View Past Lectures and Programs Below
6.7.2023, 12:15 PM EDT Art for Lunch: Roger Byrd author of There Is Our Country: Georgians Who Followed the Sun
Followed by a retirement celebration for Jim Dunham after 21 years with the Booth!
6.15.2023, 7:00 PM EDT Evening Lecture with R. Gregory Christie
Join us for an Evening Lecture with R. Gregory Christie on June 15. R. Gregory Christie is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and lecturer with a long track record of creating inspiring art. He is an NAACP Image award winner and was the artist for the United Postal Service’s “Kwanzaa Stamp” in 2013. He has done everything from designing John Coltrane album covers to animating films on Netflix. Don’t miss this lecture on Thursday, June 15, at 7:00 pm in Booth’s Bergman Theatre! If you are unable to attend watch virtually on Booth Museum’s Facebook page or YouTube channel. Lecture is included with paid Museum admission for not-yet members, and free for members.
8.2.2023, 12:15 PM EDT Art for Lunch: Margaret Dyer – Live Painting Demonstration
09.06.2023, 12:15 PM EDT Art for Lunch: Brad Quinlin – “My First Steps of Freedom” Civil War Program
Brad Quinlin will speak on “My First Steps of Freedom,” the story of men of African descent who were slaves in Tennessee, Georgia and Mississippi. During the Civil War these men were enlisted in White regiments as undercooks. Our guest speaker Brad, has a remarkable biography that covers his years of research, TV shows, movies, reenactor, and more! Please read Quinlin’s full biography below. Lunch will be available for $12.00 plus tax. Deadline to register for lunch is Noon, September 5. Go to boothmuseum.org to make your reservation for lunch or watch LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page or YouTube channel. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early. Program included with admission. No outside food or beverages.
09.17.2023, 2:00 PM EDT Meet and greet author of Longmire – Craig Johnson
Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mysteries, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire. He lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population twenty-six. Don’t miss this chance to meet Craig and be some of the first to receive his newest book that will be released only days before this event. Registration is required. Member price is $5.00 to attend and not-yet-members are $15.00.
09.24.2023, 2:00 PM EDT Distinguished Songwriters Series – Trey Bruce and Mark D Sanders
Presented by the Booth Writers Guild, the Distinguished Songwriter Series is a quarterly program hosted by singer-songwriter Scott Thompson that brings top Nashville songwriters to talk about their writing process, current projects and will also sing a few of their songs. Trey Bruce has written ten number one singles on the billboard including, “Whisper My Name” by Randy Travis, “How Your Love Makes Me Feel” by Diamond Rio and “A Little Bit of You” by Lee Roy Parnell among others. He has also co-written numerous singles for other artists, including Faith Hill, Leann Rimes, Trisha Yearwood, Trace Adkins, Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer, Mark D Sanders, has written 15 No. 1 hits, 50 singles, and over 200 cuts, including the famous Lee Ann Womack single “I Hope You Dance.” Also, songs for Trace Adkins, George Strait, Lonestar, Rhett Akins, Cole Swindell, Reba McEntire, Faith Hill, Tracy Lawrence, Chris LeDoux, Garth Brooks and many others. Writers Guild Members $5, Booth Members $10, not-yet-members $15.
10.04.2023, 12:15 PM EDT Art for Lunch: Brandt Ross Stories of U.S. history “Westward Ho”
The stories of some of the “Game-changers” who made their way West and changed our country. Starting with Lewis, Clark and Sacagawea; the Oregon Trail; and the Transcontinental Railroad which connected the Atlantic with the Pacific. Program by Brandt Ross with contemporaneous folk music. Lunch will be available for $12.00 plus tax. Deadline to register for lunch is Noon, October 4. Go to boothmuseum.org to make your reservation for lunch or watch LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early. Program included with admission. No outside food or beverages.