Upcoming Events and Programs
Friday, July 6, Noon
Films on Friday: High Noon
Fred Zinnemann’s post-war classic stars Academy Award winners Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly. After
viewing the film, museum director Kevin Grogan leads a discussion. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch.
Sunday, July 8, Noon–4:00 p.m.
Artrageous! Family Sunday: Wild Wild Westival
Grab your hat and boots
and bring your cowboys and cowgirls to enjoy a day of Wild West activities.
Learn roping tricks, hear cowboy stories and music, sample chuckwagon cuisine, and create down-home crafts during a family celebration of everything
Western. Sponsored in part by Augusta’s Kicks 99 WKXC. FREE.
Thursday, July 12, 10:00–11:00 a.m.
What’s in the Box? Native American Tales
Learn about the Hopi
Indians and weave a Native American handicraft with materials from the box.
Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers,
$4 per participant. Registration required.
Friday, July 13, Noon
Art at Lunch: The Reel West
Jim Dunham, director of
special programs at the Booth Western Art Museum, discusses his thirty-year
career working in the Western entertainment business, teaching movie stars how
to handle guns on the big screen. Members, $10; nonmembers, $14. Lunch by Honey
from the Rock Café. Paid reservations due July 11.
Sunday, July 15, 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Sketch in the galleries, with materials provided by the museum. Check-in in the activity room. FREE.
Sunday, July 15, 2:00 p.m.
Music at the Morris: Jim McGaw
Jim McGaw plays traditional American folk music, jazz standards, and original songs on a
hammer dulcimer and guitar. FREE.
Monday, July 16–Friday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Summer Camp at Episcopal Day School:
Around the World in Five Days
Take an artistic journey.
Learn about five artists from five different places in the world and create art
projects inspired by their travels. Appropiate for students in rising first grade,
through fifth grade. $140 per student. Call 706-733-1192.
Monday, July 23–Friday, July 27,
11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. each day
Summer Camp: Drawing Jam! with Jay Jacobs at Augusta Preparatory Day School
Explore a variety
of drawing materials and styles, from realism to animation, while participating
in creative games and off-the-wall exercises. Call 706-828-3808.
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Louis B. Akin, Hopi Maiden, ca. 1910. Oil on artist's board. The Phelan Collection.