Booth Western Art Museum

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Basic Information

Address: 501 Museum Drive, Cartersville, GA
Phone Number: 770-387-1300
Fax Number: 770-387-1319

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Days and Hours: T, W, F, S: 10am-5pm; Th: 10am-8pm; Su: 1-5pm

Art of the American West

$8 adult, $5 student, ages 12 & under Free

$5 for students, teachers and bus drivers free, all other adults $8

Wrangler - (Grade 2 - 5) 90 minutes
Saddle up and join us on the Wrangler Tour to explore the life and times of the American cowboy. Students will travel through the West in search of the cowboy of fact, fiction and film. They'll learn about the "Heyday" of the cowboy and the techniques used by artists to bring these heroic Icons of the West to life on canvas and through sculpture.

Ta Tonka Grade - (2 - 4) 90 minutes
The Ta Tanka program focuses on the Native Americans who inhabited the Western Plains. Using paintings and sculptures from the Booth's collection, students will discover the myths and truths about these first Americans.

This program can be combined with additional instruction and activities about Cherokee Life at the Bartow History Center.

Cowboys, Indians and Art - (Pre-K - First Grade) 90 minutes
This program includes a visit to Sagebrush Ranch.Designed for the youngest art lovers, this hands-on program introduces children to basic art concepts such as line, shape and color while enhancing their observation skills through developmentally appropriate activities designed around the Museum's collection.

Presidents and Heroes - (Grades 2 - 8) 90 minutes
Imagine looking over the shoulder of the President of the United States as he writes a letter or signs some important document. On the Presidential Tour, students get a rare glimpse into the lives of the presidents. A variety of activities are used to guide your students on a fact-finding assignment through the letters and portraits of the Chief Executives from George Washington to George W. Bush.

For additional activities and instruction, combine this program with "Vote For Me!" at the Bartow History Center.

Art Explorer - (Grades 3-12) 90 minutes
Explore the galleries of the Booth Museum. Delight in Cowboys, Native Americans, Mountain Men and other legends of the Old West. Participate in gallery games and other hands-on activities designed to reinforce the Elements of Art and Principles of Design.

Grade Levels:
Exhibits: Permanent collection includes: The American West Gallery: Showcases art related to an artist topic of period in Western history The Mythic West Gallery: Art portrayin Western movie stars and illustrations The Reel West Gallery: Collection of Western movie posters The Cowboy Gallery: Showcases art depicting the cowboy at work, rest and play Sagebrush Ranch: Contains more that 30 interactive activies for kids to learn about art and the West Civil War Gallery: Showcases artwork depicting the Civil War Presidents Gallery: Contains a portrait and original signed letter from every President
Additional Information:

The Booth Western Art Museum is located in Cartersville, Georgia, about 45 miles north of Atlanta. At 80,000 square feet, the Booth Museum is the second largest art museum in the state of Georgia, and it is the only Museum of its kind in the Southeast.