Hold Your Horses! Tom Shinall of the acclaimed Booth Western Art Museum will speak to the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs on July 24, 2017. Enjoy the museum's website and then plan a trip to Cartersville to visit this beautiful museum. Booth Western Art Museum Link
Listed below are current exhibits at the Booth Western Art Museum from the museum's website.
Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe
Through August 27, 2017 – Special Exhibition Gallery
This impressive exhibit showcases more than 70 intimate photographs and iconic images of President John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jacqueline, and their children, Caroline and John Jr. — photos that helped create the legend of the Kennedy presidency known as “Camelot” — by Jacques Lowe, Kennedy’s personal photographer from 1958 through his early years in the White House. The official opening reception, gallery walk, and presentation is April 22, 2017.
Image: Estate of Jacques Lowe. “Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe” was developed by the Newseum in collaboration with the Jacques Lowe Estate. The Newseum, an interactive museum of news, is located in Washington, D.C.. www.newseum.org
Painting Red Rocks Country, Past and Present
Through October 8 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
For well over 100 years artists have been drawn to the red rocks of the Four Corners region in the American Southwest. Works by two of the most famous to paint the area, Maynard Dixon and Edgar A. Payne, will set the tone for enjoying the art of current masters G. Russell Case, Denise LaRue Mahlke, Ray Roberts and Matt Read Smith.
Image: © Maynard Dixon, Navajo Woman, 1944, watercolor, 7 x 10”, Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery & Maynard Dixon Museum Tucson
Ansel Adams: The Masterworks
Through October 29, 2017 – Picturing America Gallery
Booth Museum has acknowledged the growth and importance of photography as a fine art medium with a new permanent photography gallery, Picturing America. In conjunction with the gallery opening, Ansel Adams: The Masterworks showcases 30 photographs from an edition known as The Museum Set – images hand selected, printed, and signed by Adams himself. Exhibited together for the first time ever, these images are loaned from the personal collection of Virginia Adams Mayhew, Ansel’s granddaughter.
Booth Artists’ Guild Annual Exhibition
Through August 20 – Borderlands Gallery
For an artist, continuing education is vital. Booth Western Art Museum is honored to offer such opportunities through artist presentations, exhibitions and demonstrations. For the fifth consecutive year, Booth Museum is excited to exhibit the work of members from the Booth Artists’ Guild (BAG). Membership in BAG has grown to over 150 members from across the nation. Each year, BAG members are encouraged to submit their work to Booth Museum for the annual juried exhibition.
Image: © Elizabeth Carr, Goose Girl, 2017, watercolor, 15 x 22″