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OLLI Partners with Booth Western Art Museum

OLLI Partners with Booth Western Art Museum

Expanding OLLI’s community outreach will offer more people opportunities they may not have. Just ask Dick Harp, our OLLI director. He shares an exciting announcement about a new program expansion.

As many of you may know, we’ve been seeking ways to connect with individuals in the surrounding communities of Kennesaw in an effort to expand our outreach. With that said, it gives me great pleasure to announce our new partnership with the Booth Western Art Museum — an Affiliate to the Smithsonian Institution. The museum is widely known for its Presidential gallery, Civil War art gallery, and Sagebrush Ranch, an interactive children’s gallery.

America’s Top Western Museum
Known as the best western museum in America, the venue is located in Cartersville and is the second largest art museum in Georgia. In fact, it covers 120,000 square feet and is the only museum of its kind in the Southeast. It also houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western American art in the country.

Exhibit at the Booth Museum, partnering with KSU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Credit for photos: Booth Western Art Museum

The fine folks at the “Booth” have graciously agreed to host five of our upcoming classes at their museum. Beginning in April, the five classes that will be held at the museum will be:

  • Civil War in the Western Theater
  • American West Influence on Operatic and Broadway Productions of Musical Compositions
  • Spirits of the Great American West
  • Legends and Basic Playing of the Native American Flutes
  • How to Write Historical Fiction

Some of our finest instructors, including Michael Shaffer, Donna Angel, Quentin Thomas and Josh Langston, will teach these classes.

Connect With Us
To learn more information about these wonderful classes, give us a call (470-578-6765) or shoot us an email at ccpe@kennesaw.edu. If you would like to discover more about the museum, you can view their website as well.

We look forward to seeing you at the “Booth.”

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