Booth Western Art Museum
501 Museum Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120 - United States
Booth Western Art Museum, an Affiliate to the Smithsonian Institution, is a 120,000 square foot museum located in Cartersville, Georgia, where guests are invited to See America’s Story by exploring the American West through contemporary Western artwork. The Museum also houses a Presidential Gallery, Civil War art gallery, and Sagebrush Ranch, an interactive children’s gallery. Open since August 2003, Booth Museum houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country and was named the 2016 Escape to the Southeast Travel Attraction of the Year by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Warhol and the West
August 25 – December 31, 2019
WARHOL and the WEST will be the first museum exhibition to fully explore Andy Warhol’s love of the west represented in his art, movies, attire, relationships and collecting. In 1986, Warhol completed his Cowboys and Indians portfolio, the last major project before his death. It included images of 14 iconic Western subjects such as Custer, Geronimo and John Wayne. This group of images has been exhibited at many museums, but never in the full context of Warhol’s continued involvement with Western people, places and things. All of this and more will be revealed in Warhol and the West, a major traveling exhibition of more than 100 objects and works of art.
Lonesome Dove: Bill Wittliff Photographs
September 19, 2019 – February 9, 2020
The Lonesome Dove miniseries, which first aired on CBS in 1989, continues to capture audiences. During its filming, renowned photographer Bill Wittliff documented the series with stunning photographs of the cast among the Western landscapes and in their iconic roles .
Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition
August 27 – November 10, 2019
This juried exhibition features the work who are members of the Booth Photography Guild, a group that meets monthly for educational photographic programs.
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