Family Programming

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Upcoming Family Programs

 

 

Sensory Friendly Morning
Saturday, September 23, 8:00 – 10:00 am
Neurodiverse audiences are invited to a FREE program to enjoy the Booth in a comfortable and welcoming environment! Admission is FREE to neurodiverse audiences and their families! Sensory bags will be available to check out on a limited basis (we also encourage you to bring your own fidgets or other items you may need) and a family quiet space will be provided. A sensory friendly map, visual schedules, and social stories are available on our website to assist you in planning your visit: https://boothmuseum.org/accessibility. This program welcomes participants of all ages and their families – siblings welcome! An art activity will be available.

Registration preferred. This event is free of charge!

Family Night- Mexican Culture in the West
with Union de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia
Thursday, October 5, 4:00-8:00 PM

FREE admission; all ages welcome
Advance Registration Preferred. Registration deadline October 2

Did you know American cowboy culture was influenced by Spain and Mexico? Join us for this fun family night of hands-on art activities, a scavenger hunt, roping activity, and a presentation/demonstration of Mexican rodeo traditions called Charrería by the Union de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia! Enjoy refreshments including horchata, agua fresca, and assorted Mexican treats. Bring the whole family!

Noche de Familia – Cultura Mexicana en el Oeste
junto con el Union de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia
Jueves, Octobre 5, 4:00-8:00 PM

¿Sabías que la cultura vaquera Americana fue inspirada por España y México? Te invitamos a este divertido evento familiar con actividades artísticas, un juego de búsqueda, una actividad de lazo y una presentación/demostración de la tradicion mexicana de la Charrería por la Unión de Asociaciones de Charros del Estado de Georgia. Refrescate con aguas frescas y una variedad de dulces typicos Mexicanos.¡Traiga a toda la familia!

ENTRADA GRATUITO | Todas las edades son bienvenidos
Se recomienda registrarse antes; Ultimo dia para registrarse: Octubre 2

Holiday Family Open Studio
Tuesday, November 21, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Audiences of all ages are invited to get creative and join us during the holiday break for some art making fun!  Registration NOT required but adults are required to accompany children at all times.  Open to all museum guests; included with admission.

Location: Borderlands Classroom

Holiday Family Day- Ornaments with Artist Amy Watts
Saturday, December 9, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Join Amy Watts, an artist included in the Booth’s permanent collection, for a morning of holiday ornament making, hot cocoa and cookies in the Ballroom. Registration required and includes Museum admission. $8 for members and $10 for not-yet-members*.

This is a drop-in event, but please plan to arrive no later than 12:15 pm to decorate your ornament.
Registration deadline December 4
*Special event fee includes one wooden rocking horse ornament kit, holiday refreshments and snacks, and entry into the Museum.

Holiday Family Open Studio
December 20 – 22, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Audiences of all ages are invited to get creative and join us during the holiday break for some art making fun!  Registration NOT required but adults are required to accompany children at all times.  Open to all museum guests; included with admission.

Location: Borderlands Classroom

 The Booth Museum has some fun and engaging programming you can do with your kids and grandkids anytime day or night. 

 

 

Exhibition Family Guides and Flip Books

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The Jackson Hole 5: Important Painters from the West

Click the image above to view the family guide. CLICK HERE for a 3D tour.

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

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

Click the image above to view the family guide. CLICK HERE for a 3D tour.

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

Robert Glenn Ketchum & Eliot Porter: On Seeing Color 

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CLICK HERE for a 3D tour.
© Robert Glenn Ketchum, Upper Lake Cohasset, Harriman State Park, 1983, Cibachrome print, from The Hudson River
and the Highlands

Making Their Mark: American Women Artists

Click the image above to view the family guide for Making Their Mark. CLICK HERE to view the flip book.

Warhol and the West

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family guide.

 

The Wildlife Art of Guy Coheleach

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family guide.

Creating Camelot: The Photographs of Jacques Lowe

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the exhibition. 

 

 

Art Activities

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!