Visit the Booth Western Art Museum in Georgia

The Booth Western Art Museum showcases artwork depicting life in the West. The museum, located at 501 Museum Drive in Cartersville, Georgia is the only Western art museum in the Southeast. The Booth Western Art Museum is also the second largest in Georgia, according to the museum’s website. The High Museum in Atlanta is the largest museum. The Booth Western Art museum features artwork from the 20th and 21st Centuries. These contemporary paintings, sculptures, and photography represent life in the Wild Wild West.Art Education Classes at the MuseumBecause the art represents recent artwork, the original artists are oftentimes still living and able to provide seminars and lectures through educational programs held at the museum. Museum visitors are encouraged to learn about art through lectures, workshops, seminars, and live demonstrations held for lunch and on evenings. Adults and children may learn how to to create art through special art classes held at the museum. Prices and times for the art workshops vary. Parents may want to bring their children to the museum on Saturdays because the museum has special interactive lessons on American Western Art, designed especially for young people. The lessons often involve entertainment and activities for children who are 4 to 12 years old. Children’s Saturday programs are held from 10 a.m. to Noon on one Saturday (the second one) of the month.Who Were the Buffalo Soldiers?
The Booth Western Art Museum features regular exhibits including: The American West Gallery, the Mythic West Gallery, the Reel West Gallery, the Cowboy Gallery, the Sagebrush Ranch, the War is Hell Gallery, and the Presidential Gallery. The museum has artwork which includes the black cowboys, or the Buffalo Soldiers, who were African American cowboys. Find out who were the Buffalo Soldiers at the museum. Visitors may also be interested in learning about African American contributions to the Civil War. The contributions and lives of both men and women are represented in the museum, so visitors can see the impact of both cowboys and the women of the Wild Wild West. Taming the West was sometimes a difficult job for a cowboy.Get a List of U.S. Presidents at the Booth Museum in Cartersville, Georgia
The museum also features, in its permanent collection, letters and notes from each president of the United States. The Presidential Gallery features biographical information, little-known facts about presidents, photographs and letters with explanations of the documents.Hours and Admission to the Booth Western Art Museum
The Booth Western Art Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Thursday, the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Sunday, the museum is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 65 and older, and $7 for students. There is free admission for children who are 12 and under.

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