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A Dramatic Art & Culture Scene
Have a penchant for the artistic or the dramatic? Be sure to pencil in a performance at a Georgia theater, indulge in a local concert or visit one of their galleries. Athens, Georgia has long been known as a hub for music and arts. If you're visiting in June, the annual AthFest Music and Arts Festival, named a top 20 event by the Southeast Tourism Society, is not to be missed. There, you'll find original music, art, local film screenings, and fun for all ages. During the rest of the year, there are many exciting things to see and do. Explore Downtown Athens and you're sure to find unique art and music along the way. If you are in Atlanta be sure to check out nationally acclaimed High Museum of Art!
Booth Western Art Museum
Booth Western Art Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is a 120,000-square-foot museum located in Cartersville. Guests are invited to see America's story through contemporary Western artwork, presidential portraits and letters, Civil War art, more than 200 Native American artifacts, and much more. Open since August 2003, the Booth Museum is the second largest art museum in Georgia and houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country. Sagebrush Ranch is an interactive gallery where children of all ages can learn about art and Western America. The museum's special and temporary exhibit galleries host three to five temporary exhibits per year. The Booth Western Art Museum is a great place to take the family to learn about America’s story.