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.

Upcoming Virtual Programs

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.

9.16.2021,7:00 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.

 

9.30.2021, 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.

 

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. Lunch is available for $12.00 plus tax. Reservations are required for lunch. Deadline to register for lunch is, Noon, October 5. CLICK HERE to make your reservation for lunch or watch LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page.

 

 

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.

 

10.20.2021, 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. 

11.3.2021, 12:15 pm EDT Art for Lunch Seth’s Travels and Booth’s Newest Acquisitions 

Join Booth Western Art Museum Executive Director Seth Hopkins for his annual review of interesting people and places he has recently visited. He will also discuss the new art hanging in the galleries of Booth Museum. 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.

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Past Programs (click the images below to watch the past programs)

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.  Lunch is available for $12.00 plus tax. No outside food or beverages. Reservations are required in advance if planning to join for lunch. Without a reservation for lunch, you will only be able to enjoy the talk. Deadline to register for lunch is August 31, 12:00 pm ET. We have you covered if you are unable to attend the in-person event we will stream  LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page.

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. Lunch will be available for $12.00 plus tax. No outside food or beverages allowed. Reservations are required in advance if planning to join for lunch. Without a reservation for lunch, you will only be able to enjoy the talk. Deadline to register for lunch is August 3, 12:00 pm ET. We have you covered if you are unable to attend the in-person event we will stream  LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Books will be available for purchase and signing or go to Mark’s website at markwarrenbooks.com. 

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”.  Lunch will be available for $10 plus tax. No outside food or beverages allowed. Reservations are required in advance if planning to join for lunch. Without a reservation for lunch, you will only be able to enjoy the talk. Deadline to register for lunch is June 1, 12:00 pm ET. We have you covered if you are unable to attend the in-person event we will stream  LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page.

 

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.  Lunch will be available for $10 plus tax. No outside food or beverages allowed. Reservations are required in advance if planning to join for lunch. Without a reservation for lunch, you will only be able to enjoy the talk. Deadline to register for lunch is May 4, 12:00 pm ET. We have you covered if you are unable to attend the in-person event we will stream  LIVE on Booth Museum’s Facebook page.

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 anAssociate 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.

3.3.2020, 12:15 pm EST Virtual Exhibit Opening, Gallery Walk: Vaquero Legacies & Diverse Descendants

Join Booth’s Curator of Photography Dr. Samuel Gerace as he interviews some of the artists in Booth’s newest photography exhibit. Join Sam on Booth’s Facebook page.

 

2.25.2020, 7:00 pm ET Virtual Exhibit Opening, Gallery Walk: Vaquero Legacies & Diverse Descendants

Join Booth’s Curator of Photography Dr. Samuel Gerace and Booth’s Executive Director Seth Hopkins as they walk everyone through Booth’s newest photography exhibit and discuss how the exhibit reveals diversity in the West on Booth’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

 

2.17.2020, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration featuring Amanda Lovett

You are invited to attend a LIVE Demonstration featuring artist Amanda Lovett on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Amanda has been accepted into numerous national and regional shows and organizations, as well as earning her Signature Status with Oil Painters of America and American Women Artist.

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. 

1.6.2021, 12:15 pm ET Art for Lunch with artist Carrie Penley

Join Seth Hopkins on Booth’s Facebook page as he interviews artist Carrie Penley about her exhibit at the Booth Museum.

12.30.2020, 12:15 ET Art for Lunch with artist John Fawcett

Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews John Fawcett about his art journey on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Fawcett started out painting mainly in watercolor but has introduced oils to his repertoire.   Since taking the leap of faith to become an artist, he has been invited to participate in some of the most prestigious Western art shows in the country and has developed relationships with the top galleries.

12.16.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Denise Mahlke

Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews Denise about her inspiring art career on Booth Museum’s Facebook page.  Mahlke has gained national recognition for her pastel paintings, which have been featured in Western Art & Architecture, Southwest Art, Plein Air and Pastel Journal. She has been twice honored as winner of the First Place award in Landscape with the Art Renewal Center’s International Salon. In 2013, she was awarded the Gold Medal for works on paper and Best of Show award at the Phoenix Art Museum’s West Select show.

12.9.2020 Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration with artist Randall Graham

Join artist Randall Graham for a live art demonstration on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Randall is ambitious when it comes to his approach to painting.  His work comes in a variety of channels including studio work, en plein air (outdoor painting) and his “en rain air” style.  Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to see Graham FREE demonstration on Booth’s Facebook page.

11.19.2020 Evening Lecture with artist Seth Haverkamp
Haverkamp 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. 

11.18.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Mikel Donahue
Seth Hopkins interviews artist Mikel Donahue. Donahue is an award winning member of the Cowboy Artists of America on Booth Museum’s Facebook page. Fascinated by life on the ranch and the iconic art of masters such as Charlie Russell and Frederic Remington, Mikel has become a perfect amalgam of his childhood influences with a life of breeding quarter horses with his wife Christine on their property outside Broken Arrow and an award-winning art career. 

 

11.11.2020 Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration with Nancy Nowak
Join artist Nancy Nowak for a live art demonstration. Nowak has won numerous local, national and international awards for her landscape paintings and has exhibited throughout the United States as well as France and Italy. Nancy’s paintings have been featured in Plein Air Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine, Pratique de Arts and multiple times in Pastel Journal Magazine. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to see Nowak’s FREE demonstration.

 

11.10.2020 Western Art Symposium Session Four Indians and Cowboys Redefined with artist Greg Woodard
Woodard will discuss his transformation from world champion wooden bird carver to one of the most innovative sculptors in the contemporary Western genre.

11.09.2020 Western Art Symposium Session Three – Indians and Cowboys Redifined with artist Duke Beardsley
Beardsley will discuss the inspiration and techniques he uses for his innovative depictions of Cowboys and other Western icons in a decidedly contemporary style. 

11.06.2020 Western Art Symposium Session Two Panel Discussion – Elaine Horwitch Stories with curator Julie Sasse, art critic/writer Lisa Wade and artist Tom Palmore
Julie worked for Elaine in her gallery business for 15 years, Lisa was an arts writer during that period and was married to artist Bob “Daddy-O” Wade and Elaine represented Tom for many years. All three have enlightening and entertaining stories to share.

11.05.2020 Western Art Symposium Session One – Marking Space: Abstraction and Place in the Work of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Kay WalkingStick and Emmi Whitehorse with Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art Rebecca Head Trautmann
Trautmann will summarize research related to contemporary Native American women artists she is conducting in advance of an exhibition she will curate involving the work of these top three top women artists.

11.04.2020 Art for Lunch with Jim Dunham
Join Booth Museum’s Historian Jim Dunham as he presents the second part of a three part series, Western Movies 101, Dunham’s presentation walks us through iconic Western Movies begining with 1938 through 1953. 

10.28.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Deborah Fellows.  
Join Executive Director Seth Hopkins as he interview artist Deborah Fellows. 

10.22.2020 Virtual Gallery Walk with Seth Hopkins and Lisa Wheeler.  Join Excutive Director Seth Hopkins and Director of Curatorial Services on a gallery walk through Booth Museum’s newest exhibition Indians & Cowboys: Redefined by Duke & Woodard.

10.21.2020 Art for Lunch with artist John Coleman.  
Join Executive Director Seth Hopkins as he interview artist John Coleman. 

10.15.2020 Virtual Gallery Walk with Seth Hopkins and Lisa Wheeler.
Join Executive Director Seth Hopkins and Director of Curatorial Services Lisa Wheeler as they walk everyone through Booth’s newest exhibition Southwest Rising: Contemporary Art & the Legacy of Elaine Horwitch.

10.14.2020 Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration with artist Karen Margulis.  
Karen specializes in pastel paintings and is known for her brilliant landscape art specializing in wildflowers. Watch as Margulis shows everyone how to draw a fall landscape inspired by her latest camping trip.

10.07.2020 Art for Lunch with Chief Curator of Tucson Museum of Art Julie Sasse. Get ready to rise! Join Executive Director Seth Hopkins and Julie Sasse in a informative discussion about legendary art dealer Elaine Horwitch and how she was instrumental in launching many Western artists career. This program will be available on Booth’s Facebook page.

9.30.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Sandy Scott. 
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Sandy Scott.

9.24.2020 Art for Lunch Artist Demonstration with artist Michele Byrne.  
Byrne is recognized for her figurative plein air work and in recent years for her dynamic palette knife paintings. Watch Michele’s unique technique.

9.16.2020 Art for Lunch The Booth Photography Guild Awards Ceremony. Join the Booth Photography Guild as they present their awards ceremony.

9.2.2020 Art for Lunch with author/photographer Travis Swann Taylor.
Join Travis Swann Taylor as his discusses his book 111 Places in Atlanta That You Must Not Miss.

8.26.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Greg Beecham.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Greg Beecham.

8.19.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Kim Wiggins.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Kim Wiggins.

8.12.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Ed Mell.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Ed Mell.

8.5.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Ed Mell.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Ed Mell.

8.5.2020 Art for Lunch with Booth Museum’s Curator of Photography Dr. Samuel Gerace III.  
Join Dr. Gerace as he discusses Booth’s newest photography exhibit American Dreams Or Imagined Lands: Terri Loewenthal, Jack Spencer, Christa Blackwood, Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe.

7.30.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Dyana Hesson.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Dyana Hesson.

7.23.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Matt Smith.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Matt Smith.

7.15.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Tony Abeyta.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews Abeyta.

7.8.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Chris Groves.
Join Kent Mullinax as he interviews Groves.

7.1.2020 Art for Lunch artist Logan Maxwell Hagege.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews Hagege.

6.18.20 Art for Lunch artist Carrie Fell.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews Carrie about her art career.

6.11.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Dustin Van Wechel.
Join Dustin as he takes us on a tour of his studio as he disucusses what inspires him as an artist.

6.4.2020 Art for lunch with artist Dan Young. 
Take a tour of Young’s studio and find out about his jouney of becoming an artist.

5.28.2020 Art for Lunch with artist Kevin Kehoe. 
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews artist Kevin Kehoe.

5.27.2020  Art for Lunch with Chris Shaman.
Join Seth Hopkins as he interviews Chris Shaman gift to the Booth Museum. The newest acquisition is by Floyd Shaman, Spike Finds Romance, gifted by Chris Shaman.

5.21.2020 Art for Lunch – Art Demonstration and Behind the Scenes tour with artist Amy Watts.
Take a journey through Amy’s studio and a horse ride to a special place.

5.20.2020 Facebook Art for Lunch with Booth’s Historian Jim Dunham on Geronimo. 
Join Booth’s Historian Jim Dunham will present his research related to the life and times of the noted Apache Indian Chief Geronimo. Dunham will provide a detailed biography using historic photographs and artwork in the Booth Museum collection to illustrate the story, including an iconic portrait of Geronimo by Andy Warhol.

5.15.2020 Facebook Studio tour with artist Dawn Whitelaw.

5.15.2020 Facebook Art for Lunch with artist Robert Glenn Ketchum & Eliot Porter: On Seeing Color. 
Join photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum, Photography Curator Dr. Sam Gerace and Executive Director Seth Hopkins for a virtual walk-through of the current exhibition On Seeing Color featuring the work of Robert Glenn Ketchum and Eliot Porter.

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