Knowledge Series to host Booth Museum’s Seth Hopkins
“Adventures from Western Art: War Stories from the Front” is the topic of the February 10 Knowledge Series program, featuring Seth Hopkins, executive director of the Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville.
Hopkins will speak about the Booth Western Art Museum’s permanent collection, upcoming events and exhibits, including the Andy Warhol & The West exhibition opening August 24, and Booth’s three sister museums—Bartow History Museum, Tellus Science Museum, and (opening in late 2020) Savoy Automobile Museum. Since 2003, Hopkins has served as the executive director of Georgia Museums, Inc., which operates these Cartersville institutions.
Hopkins holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Syracuse University. He has completed courses in art history at Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University and the University of Wyoming, as well as museum studies courses at West Georgia State University.
He received a Master’s degree in Museum Studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2005. While at OU, he completed his Master’s Thesis: “Andy Warhol Played Cowboys and Indians.” He has had articles published in American Art Review, Western Art Collector, and Persimmon Hill. In October 2015, Hopkins became an Honorary Member of Cowboy Artists of America.
The presentation begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Mountains Grille Room of The Clubhouse at Lake Sconti, preceded by registration, beverages and conversation at 4 p.m.
Future programs of the Knowledge Series this season will include:
- March 10: Susan Anderson, “Success with Creative Arts Therapies with refugees of war, conflict, natural disasters, and other displacements in Bosnia, the Middle East, Haiti, Clarkston, Ga. and Hurricane Katrina”
- April 7: Amy Pelissero, head of school, Global Village Project, Decatur, with special appearance by Elise Witt, the music instructor at the school
- May 5: Catherine Lewis, Kennesaw State University, “Eisenhower, Golf, and Cold War Politics”
Submitted by the Knowledge Series.