Family Programming

Staying at home with the kids? The Booth Museum has some fun and educational ideas for the entire family!

 

 

 Family Guides and Flip Books For Our Current Exhibitions

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The Jackson Hole 5: Important Painters from the West

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© Amy Ringholz, Cloudburst, 2019,  Graphite and Acrylic Wash on panel

New Beginnings: An American Story of Romantics and Modernists in the West

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© Willard Nash, Springtime, Santa Fe, c. 1920

Middle and High School Art Exhibition

These students worked so hard we wanted everyone to enjoy the wonderful art exhibition in the safety of your home.

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Robert Glenn Ketchum & Eliot Porter: On Seeing Color 

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© Robert Glenn Ketchum, Upper Lake Cohasset, Harriman State Park, 1983, Cibachrome print, from The Hudson River and the Highlands

 

Primary & Elementary Schools Digital Art Exhibition

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Making Their Mark: American Women Artists

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 Family Guides for Past Exhibitions

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Warhol and the West

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The Wildlife Art of Guy Coheleach

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Creating Camelot: The Photographs of Jacques Lowe

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Art Activities

Mrs. Lynnette’s Canyon was inspired by
Curt Walters, Antelope Ruins Overlook, 1983, oil on canvas, 40 x 40”.

7.28.2020  Join Mrs. Lynnette for a live art lesson on how to draw a canyon 🖼️ #boothmuseum

 Mrs. Lynnette’s owl was inpired by Kathryn Mapes Turner, Vision, n.d., oil on canvas, 12 x 24”.

7.21.2020

Join Ms. Lynnette for a live art lesson on how to draw a Barn Owl! 🦉 #boothmuseum

Ms. Lynnette was excited to be somewhat matching the artwork in the Booth’s collection that inspired today’s lesson, Nancy Boren, Aloft in the Western Sky, 2010, oil on canvas, 40 x 30”.

7.14.2020 Join Mrs. Lynnette for a live art lesson on how to draw a windmill! #boothmuseum

Mrs. Lynnette is standing in front of the artwork in the Booth’s collection that inspired today’s lesson, © Kim Douglas Wiggins, Eve of St. Francis, Ranchos de Taos, 2003, oil on canvas, 60 x 76”

7.7.2020Join Mrs. Lynnette for a live art lesson on how to draw a landscape inspired by artist Kim Wiggins! ☀️ #boothmuseum

6.30.2020 Ms. Lynnette is standing in front of the artwork in the Booth’s collection that inspired today’s lesson, © Fritz Scholder, Blue Eagle, 1996, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 68”.

6.30.2020 Join Mrs. Lynnette for a live art lesson on how to draw an eagle. #boothmuseum

6.23.2020 Ms. Lynnette is standing in front of the artwork in the Booth’s collection that inspired today’s lesson, © Anne Coe, Border Patrol, 1995, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40”.

6.23.2020 Join Mrs. Lynnette for a live art lesson on how to draw art that goes beyond borders! 🖼️ #boothmuseum

CLICK HERE to down load a landscape coloring page.

6.16.2020 The Booth Museum offers a wide range of art with images of Texas Longhorns and cowboys.

6.16.2020 Join Mrs. Lynnette on Booth’s Facebook page and learn to draw a Texas Longhorn.

CLICK HERE to download a Texas Longhorn coloring page.

Butterfield Overland Dispatch Company, Coach 84, Abbott and Downing, 1865

Coach 84 transported U.S. mail, packages and passengers from Kansas and Denver to California in 1865. Though it was not the most comfortable form of travel, prior to the railroad, the stagecoach was the main mode of transportation out West.

6.9.2020 Ride shotgun with Mrs. Lynnette and learn to draw your very own stagecoach on Booth Museum’s Facebook page.

CLICK HERE for a stagecoach coloring page.

Artist Lindsay Holt II, a contemporary realist landscape painter, photographer, filmmaker, and life-long environmental advocate created this beautiful oil painting of a prairie rattlesnake. It looks like it is about to spring to life at any moment!

© Lindsay Holt II, Rattlesnake, 1997, oil on board, 74 x 48”

Join Mrs. Lynnette for her weekly art lesson on Booth Museum’s Facebook page on June 2, 10:45 am. This week we will learn how to draw a rattlesnake!

CLICK HERE to download a copy of a rattlesnake coloring page.

Warming Up by artist Mark Martensen reminds us that the origin of the American cowboy was directly influenced by Spanish culture and the Mexican cowboy tradition. They wore large hats known as sombreros to protect them from the weather.

© Mark Martensen, Warming Up, 2008, oil on canvas, 72 x 50”

Join Mrs. Lynnette for her her weekly art lesson on Booth Museum’s Facebook page on May 26, 2020, 10:45 am.

CLICK HERE to download a cowboy hat coloring page.

Family Art Highlight
Logan Maxwell Hagege is an artist from southern California that has traveled extensively through the American Southwest. In many of Hagege’s paintings, you can find pueblos in the background. Hagege is known for his stylized landscapes and figures.

© Logan Maxwell Hagege, Shadows on the Mountain, 2009, oil on canvas, 30 x 40”

Join Mrs. Lynnette on Booth Museum’s Facebook page on May 19, 10:45 am EST for her weekly art lesson. This week she will teach us how to draw a publeo.

CLICK HERE to download a pueblo coloring page. Download Hagege coloring pages CLICK HERE pg 1, CLICK HERE pg 2 and CLICK HERE pg 3

Family Art Highlight

Resources to assist you in your family discussion — CLICK HERE to download the Family Guide from the Jackson Hole 5 exhibition and CLICK HERE to take the 3D tour.

 

Join Mrs. Lynnette Ivey on Facebook Live on May 12, 10:45 am EST  for her weekly art lesson. This week Mrs. Lynnette will teach you how to draw a bear. 

CLICK HERE  to print a bear coloring page. CLICK HERE to download Mark Making how to create pattern and texture in art by drawing different kinds of lines.

 

Family Art Highlight of the Week 5.5.2020 – Monarch by painter/sculptor Buck McCain is a work highlighting the beauty and majesty of the American bison. A monarch is a ruler, such as a king, queen or emperor. Why do you think the artist titled this work “Monarch?” What is majestic (having or showing impressive beauty or dignity) about this animal? Discuss this as a family.

Join Mrs. Lynnette Ivey on Facebook Live on May 5, 10:45 am  for her weekly art lesson. This week Mrs. Lynnette will teach you how to draw a buffalo. 

CLICK HERE to print a coloring page. CLICK HERE to print and complete the buffalo Mrs. Lynnette already started.

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Art & Book Highlight of the Week with Director of Education Patty Dees on Facebook, April 28, 10:30 am EST as she highlights a piece of art in the Booth’s collection and reads a few passages from Beauty Beside Me: Stories of My Grandmother’s Skirts written by Seraphine G. Yazzie, illustrated by Baje Whitethorne Sr.

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CLICK HERE to download this weeks coloring page!

Art & Book Highlight of the Week with Director of Education Patty Dees on Facebook, April 21, 10:30 am EST as she highlights a piece of art in the Booth’s collection and reads a few passages from Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum book.

 

Join Mrs. Lynnette Ivey on Facebook Live on April 28, 10:45 am  for her weekly art lesson. Can you guess what she is drawing this week (hint: you can download the coloring page located beside this post)?

Join Mrs. Lynnette Ivey on Facebook Live on April 21, 10:45 am  for her weekly art lesson. Can you guess what she is drawing this week (hint: you can download the coloring page located beside this post)?

CLICK HERE to download a horse coloring page!

Booth Museum’s Director of Education Patty Dees highlights a piece of artwork from the Booth’s collection and reads passages from Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella written by Susan Lowell, Illustrated by Jane Manning.

Join Education Outreach Coordinator, Lynnette Ivey for an art lessonn on how to draw a cowboy boot.🤠  #boothmuseum

CLICK HERE to download your own horse coloring page.

Booth Museum’s Director of Education Patty Dees highlights a piece of artwork from the Booth’s collection and reads passages from Uncle Andy’s: A Faabbbulous Visit with Andy Warhol written and illustrated by James Warhola.

Join Education Outreach Coordinator, Lynnette Ivey for an art lessonn on how to draw a cat like Andy Warhol! 😻 #boothmuseum

CLICK HERE to download instructions on how to draw a cat like Andy!

Booth Museum’s Director of Education Patty Dees highlights a piece of artwork from the Booth’s collection and reads passages from The Seed and the GIANT Saguaro.

Join Education Outreach Coordinator, Lynnette Ivey for an art lesson on how to draw a saguaro cactus! 🌵 Post your cactus on Facebook tag us #boothmuseum

CLICK HERE to download instructions on drawing your own Saguaro cactus.

Feel like you need a pop of creativity? Try these art projects inspired by the Booth Museum’s exhibition Warhol and the West.  Try these fun art projects at home CLICK HERE and CLICK HERE  and CLICK HERE to begin your projects today.

COLORING PAGES

Are you looking for coloring pages? We have you covered!

CLICK HERE Horse coloring page.

CLICK HERE Cat coloring page.

CLICK HERE Boot coloring page.

CLICK HERE to download The Booth Coloring Book.

PRESIDENTIAL ACTIVITIES

Presidential Fashion has changed so much over the last 240+ years! What do you think presidents will be wearing 50 years from now?  CLICK HERE to learn more about the history of Presidential fashion.

Artists have been painting portraits of the presidents of the United States ever since George Washington became our country’s first president! It is important that presidential portraits make the president look like a confident, brave, and capable leader. CLICK HERE to learn how to begin drawing a president.

Do you know which president was the first to talk to an astronaut on the moon? CLICK HERE for more facts and games featuring all the presidents!. CLICK HERE to play Presidential trivia game.

Peace Medals

Peace medals have been used as a symbol of friendship and goodwill for hundreds of years. When European countries first began colonizing the New World, they would give
the leaders of native groups a medal or token as a gift, in hopes of a peaceful relationship.  CLICK HERE to find out more about peace medals.

Western Fun Activities

Howdy, partner! CLICK HERE to download this booklet of games, puzzles and activities all inspired by the Wild West.

Ready to try your hand at rounding up cattle? CLICK HERE to try helping ranch hand Rodeo Joe with building his new fence inspired by slitherlink puzzles. CLICK HERE for the puzzle solution.  

Thank you so much for visiting the Booth Museum’s Kids and Families page, click the Booth image below to go directly to Booth’s newest Adult Program page-Lectures, Videos and Tours!

For additional at-home activities check out our friends at Bartow History Museum and Tellus Science Museum by clicking the images below! 

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