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High Museum of Art

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Call: (404) 733-4400 or visit high.org
Located in the heart of Atlanta, Ga., the High Museum of Art connects with audiences from across the Southeast and around the world through its distinguished collection, dynamic schedule of special exhibitions and engaging community-focused programs. Housed within facilities designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architects Richard Meier and Renzo Piano, the High features a collection of more than 16,000 works of art, including an extensive anthology of 19th- and 20th-century American fine and decorative arts; major holdings of photography and folk and self-taught work, especially that of artists from the American South; burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, including paintings, sculpture, new media and design; a growing collection of African art, with work dating from pre-history through the present; and significant holdings of European paintings and works on paper. The High is dedicated to reflecting the diversity of its communities and offering a variety of exhibitions and educational programs that engage visitors with the world of art, the lives of artists and the creative process.

Teen Friday Night Kickback: Winter Solstice

Friday December 13, 2019 06:00 pm EST
Join us for Teen Friday Night Kickback, a night of art making, music, and mingling on the second Friday of every month. Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and fun surprises, all programmed for teens by teens. In the galleries, join the Teen Team for Art Talks Back, a lively in-gallery discussion that fo...
Cost: Free-$5

Sights and Sounds: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series

Sunday December 15, 2019 04:00 pm EST
Take a musical journey through this exhibition with your guides Dwight Andrews and Robert G. O’Meally as they explore how Bearden’s Profile series has inspired other artists across many different media. Composer, musician, educator, and minister Dwight Andrews joined the Emory College faculty in 1...
Cost: $14.50

Paa Joe: Gates of No Return

Saturday February 29, 2020 12:00 am EST
Artist and master craftsman Joseph Tetteh Ashong (Ghanian, b. 1947), also known as Paa Joe, is the most celebrated figurative coffin maker of his generation. In the tradition of figurative coffins—or abeduu adekai (which means “proverb boxes”)—the structures represent the unique lives of the dead. ...
Cost: Museum admission

speechless: different by design

Saturday April 25, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Organized by the High Museum of Art and the Dallas Museum of Art, speechless: different by design merges research, aesthetics, and innovative new design to explore the vast spectrum of sensory experiences and new approaches to accessibility and modes of communication in the museum setting.
Cost: Museum admission

Talk: Alvin Hall and Jonathan Calm

Saturday December 7, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Join journalist Alvin Hall and photographer Jonathan Calm for a discussion of their 2016 BBC Radio 4 documentary project The Green Book. A guide published annually between 1936 and 1967, The Negro Motorist Green-Book helped black travelers find safe and welcoming businesses during an era of virulent...
Cost: $15

Holiday Artisan Market

Friday November 29, 2019 11:00 am EST
Meet local artisans, and shop for handmade gifts including jewelry, textiles, home goods, accessories, and more. You’ll be sure to find the best gifts for your holiday list! The Holiday Artisan Market at the High Museum of Art is a two-day event that brings together 20 of Atlanta’s top artists, crea...
Cost: Free with museum admission

Holiday Artisan Market

Friday November 29, 2019 11:00 am EST
Meet local artisans, and shop for handmade gifts including jewelry, textiles, home goods, accessories, and more. You’ll be sure to find the best gifts for your holiday list! The Holiday Artisan Market at the High Museum of Art is a two-day event that brings together 20 of Atlanta’s top artists, crea...
Cost: Free with museum admission

Virgil Abloh: “‘Figures of Speech’”

Tuesday November 12, 2019 12:00 am EST
This fall, the High presents the first museum exhibition devoted to the work of Virgil Abloh, the modern, genre-bending artist and designer who became creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear line in 2018. "Figures of Speech" focuses on Abloh’s creative process, collaborative work and pioneerin...
Cost: Museum admission

Fine Lines; American Works on Paper

Saturday October 26, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Fine Lines celebrates a recent gift to the High of 50 late nineteenth-century drawings from Atlanta collector Paul Stein that will be on view at the Museum for the first time. In addition, the exhibition features a suite of watercolors on loan from Stein. Together, these works highlight the diversit...
Cost: Museum admission

“Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

Saturday October 19, 2019 12:00 am EDT
For more than 40 years, Sally Mann has made experimental, elegiac and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature’s indifference to human endeavor. "A Thousand Crossings" features more than 100 figure studi...
Cost: Museum admission

OneBeat

Friday October 4, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
A series of immersive and roving performances at the High Museum of Art, hosted by OneBeat.
Cost: $14.50

“‘Something Over Something Else’”: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series

Saturday September 14, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Organized by the High Museum of Art, this touring exhibition is the first to bring dozens of works from Romare Bearden’s eminent “Profile” series together since its debut nearly 40 years ago. Inspired by the High’s recent acquisition of a key work from the series, “Something Over Something Else” is ...
Cost: Museum admission

Evening for Educators

Saturday August 17, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
Welcome Back to School!

This event is FREE for teachers, school administrators, and community educators and up to five guests each. Join us for a special evening in partnership with the Alliance Theatre!

Cost: Free for educators

Illuminated Whimsy: Picture Books, Childhood, and the Work of Maira Kalman

Thursday August 8, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Dr. Paige Gray will discuss the history and influence of picture books and children’s literature, as well as the ways in which these texts both reflect and shape our ideas about childhood and how Maira Kalman’s work figures into this trajectory. Gray is a professor of liberal arts at the Atlanta cam...
Cost: Free (for members and with museum admissions)

Conversation Pieces

Tuesday August 6, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Join professional museum educators each month in looking closely at artworks in the Museum’s collection: one work, thirty minutes, deep conversations and discoveries. All curious and eager learners are welcome!
Cost: Free with admission

Supple Means of Connection

Saturday August 3, 2019 12:00 am EDT
The High Museum of Art has commissioned its first choreographer as artist in residence, glo founder Lauri Stallings, to create this new suite of live art designed for the Museum’s galleries. The choreography activates the Cousins galleries on the second level of the High’s Wieland Pavilion—relating ...
Cost: Free with museum admission

August Frequency Friday: 80s Night

Friday August 2, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
We’re hitting rewind at Frequency Friday! Dust off your acid-washed jeans because we’re throwing it back to the 1980s on August 2! Enjoy a Millionaire cocktail inspired by Max Makes a Million while grooving to the sounds of DJ Ree de la Vega at our after-work art party.
Cost: Free (for members and with museum admission)

July Friday Jazz

Friday July 19, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Mark your calendar for live jazz at the High, hosted by Jamal Ahmad from Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta’s jazz station! On the third Friday of every month, you’ll enjoy music, drinks, and art. Each month will feature a different style of jazz, from straight ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and more. T...
Cost: Free with admission

July Second Sunday

Sunday July 14, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
On the second Sunday of each month the High offers FREE admission for all visitors and special family-friendly programming! Enjoy art-making activities, tours, performances, and the High’s permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Cost: Free

Curatorial Conversation: Heather Pesanti and Michael Rooks

Saturday July 13, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Join the High for a discussion about curatorial practices and ideas between Heather Pesanti, Chief Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs at The Contemporary Austin, and Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the High Museum.
Cost: Included in admssion

Patron Member Exclusive: Closing Cocktails Celebrating European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection

Thursday July 11, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Help us toast this remarkable exhibition before it returns to Washington, D.C.! Join fellow Donor Patron and Sustaining Patron members on Thursday, July 11 for this exclusive celebration. Explore the exhibition with Claudia Einecke, the Frances B. Bunzl Family Curator of European Art, and enjoy on...
Cost: An exclusive benefit for Donor Patron and Sustaining Patron Members

July Frequency Friday

Friday July 5, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Beat the heat at Frequency Friday! Escape to Europe through the eyes of van Gogh, Monet, Degas, and other legendary artists in European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection as the Summer Series continues. Dance to soulful sounds and enjoy a glass of Picasso Punch sangria at our after-work art party.
Cost: Free with admission

Music and Masterworks

Saturday June 29, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Spend an afternoon indulging your eyes and ears. We begin the afternoon with an organ concert at First Presbyterian Church played by Director of Worship and the Arts and Organist, Jens Korndorfer. The musical pieces chosen are inspired by European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection.
Cost: Included in admission

“The Pursuit of Everything: Maira Kalman’s Books for Children”

Saturday June 22, 2019 12:00 am EDT
The High Museum of Art premieres this colorful exhibition exploring the extensive catalog of Maira Kalman’s imaginative stories and illustrations, which have delighted readers of all ages for more than 30 years. The Pursuit of Everything provides an immersive panorama of Kalman’s picture book career...
Cost: Museum admission

June Friday Jazz

Friday June 21, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Mark your calendar for live jazz at the High, hosted by Jamal Ahmad from Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta’s jazz station! On the third Friday of every month, you’ll enjoy music, drinks, and art. Each month will feature a different style of jazz, from straight ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and more.
Cost: Included in admission

Member Preview Day: Maira Kalman's Books For Children

Friday June 21, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Members, be the first to experience this colorful exhibition exploring the extensive catalog of Maira Kalman’s imaginative stories and illustrations, which have delighted readers of all ages for more than 30 years. Members will have exclusive access to The Pursuit of Everything: Maira Kalman’s Boo...
Cost: Free-$5

June Second Sunday

Sunday June 9, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
On the second Sunday of each month, the High offers FREE admission for all visitors and special family-friendly programming! Enjoy art-making activities, tours, performances, and the High's permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Cost: Free

June Frequency Friday

Friday June 7, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
This way for rosé! Escape to the nightlife of Paris with Monet, Degas, Cézanne, and other iconic artists in European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection at our after-work art party. Enjoy Parisian-inspired dance music with a glass of rosé to kick off our Summer Series at the High.
Cost: Included in admission

Conversation Pieces

Tuesday June 4, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Meet Margaret Wilkerson, Coordinator of Education Volunteers, as she examines today’s artwork.

June’s conversation will feature Jean-Michel Basquiat’s, Untitled (Cadmium).

Cost: Included in admission

“Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta”

Saturday June 1, 2019 12:00 am EDT
This summer, the High Museum of Art presents “Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta”, an exhibition featuring six Atlanta-based artists who address issues related to place, belonging and heritage in their work: Jessica Caldas, Yehimi Cambrón, Xie Caomin, Wihro Kim, Dianna Settles and Cosmo Wh...
Cost: Museum admission

More for Members: Docent-Led Tour of Strange Light

Saturday May 25, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Dubbed the “Father of American Surrealism,” Clarence John Laughlin (1905–1985) was the most important Southern photographer of his time. Explore an impressive collection of his signature photographs during this members-only tour on May 25. Known primarily for his atmospheric depictions of the deca...
Cost: Free - $14.50

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: The High Museum

Wednesday May 22, 2019 10:15 am EDT
Join The Breman Museum for a special guided tour of Atlanta's High Museum. This tour will focus on works of art that depict Jewish themes from the Bible to today. Also, see how an artist's Jewish lens has influenced their contemporary art and its message.

Where

Meet at The High Museum, 1280 Peacht...
Cost: $15-$20

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: The High Museum

Wednesday May 22, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Experience History at its Source!

Join us for a special guided tour of Atlanta’s High Museum as we explore the works of art that depict Jewish themes from the Bible to today. Also, see how an artist’s Jewish lens has influenced their contemporary art and its message.

View the entire Fall 2018...
Cost: $15 - $20

Curator-Led Member Tour of European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection

Monday May 13, 2019 11:00 am EDT
A plethora of works from Cezanne, Degas, Monet, Rodin, van Gogh, Kandinsky, Matisse, and Picasso and an exclusive guided tour led by Claudia Einecke, the High's Frances B. Bunzl Family Curator of European Art.

Registration opens May 1.

Donor Patron and Sustaining Patron members enjoy priority re...
Cost: Free for Members at the contributing level and above

“Strange Light: The Photography of Clarence John Laughlin”

Saturday May 11, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Dubbed the “Father of American Surrealism,” Clarence John Laughlin (1905–1985) was the most important Southern photographer of his time and a singular figure in the development of the American school of photography. The High Museum of Art celebrates his legacy with the comprehensive exhibition “Stra...
Cost: Museum admission

Screening: Film Love Retrospective Series

Thursday May 9, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
High Museum of Art

Hill Auditorium

Event Description Don’t miss out as the High and Film Love kickoff a retrospective series with selections chosen by Film Love curator, Andy Ditzler, from the more than 150 programs he has shown over the past 16 years.

For almost two decades, Film Love has expan...
Cost: Free - $14.50

AJFF Selects: The Museum

Wednesday April 17, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival resumes its AJFF Selects series with a screening of The Museum. The film offers viewers an immersive exploration of Israel's most important cultural institution, the Israel Museum. Filmed over the course of 18 months during the museum's 50th-anniversary celebrations,...
Cost: $14-$18

Screening: Film Love Retrospective Series

Tuesday April 16, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
For almost two decades, Film Love has expanded the landscape of film culture in Atlanta, presenting rare and unusual cinema and highlighting the relationship between film and visual art through public screenings and events. The screenings will blend genres and methods of projection (from 16mm film t...
Cost: Free - $14.50

April Second Sunday

Sunday April 14, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
On the second Sunday of each month, we offer free admission for all visitors and special family-friendly programming from 1 to 4 p.m.

April’s Theme: Spring Fever

The High’s got the cure for your spring fever! Come along as we wander through landscapes and enjoy this season bursting with beginnings...
Cost: Free

Opening Weekend Talk: Dr. Susan Behrends Frank

Saturday April 6, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection opens at the High Museum of Art on April 6, 2019. Dr. Susan Behrends Frank, curator at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, will give the opening lecture for the exhibition. Established in Washington, DC, at the end of World War I by the young co...
Cost: Free - $14.50

High Museum of Art European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection

Saturday April 6, 2019 10:00 am EDT
An exhibition dedicated to the curation approach of art pioneer Duncan Phillips, who opened the first modern art museum in the United States in 1921. Phillips saw his museum as a sort of “experiment station,” where he championed diverse and independent artists in an attempt to earn European modernis...
Cost: Free- $14.50

Member Preview Evening celebrating European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection

Thursday April 4, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Members see it first! Enjoy exclusive access to European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection before it opens to the public. Join us on April 4 to explore this remarkable new exhibition while enjoying music by Black Box Disco, a live painting demonstration, and more. Van Gogh, Monet, and Picasso mig...
Cost: Free for Members

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Saturday March 30, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Wikipedia’s gender gap leaves us with an alarming lack of representation in the world’s most popular online research tool. Join us for the Art+Feminism Edit-a-Thon and be part of an international movement to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia.

Learn about women artists

Learn how W...
Cost: Free with pre-registration

High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction

Wednesday March 20, 2019 09:00 am EDT
The largest charity wine auction in the United States benefiting the arts, the Auction has raised more than $30 million over the past 26 years for the High Museum of Art. In addition to welcoming two James Beard Award Winners, Jordan MacKay and Rajat Parr, as the Auction’s special guests of honor, w...
Cost: TBA

Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads

Sunday March 17, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Inspired by “Walks to the Paradise Garden,” poet and publisher Jonathan Williams’ guide to Southern ‘backroads’ artists, Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads focuses on self-taught artists and their unique views on contemporary America. The High will be showcasing self-taught artists’ drawin...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads

Saturday March 16, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Inspired by “Walks to the Paradise Garden,” poet and publisher Jonathan Williams’ guide to Southern ‘backroads’ artists, Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads focuses on self-taught artists and their unique views on contemporary America. The High will be showcasing self-taught artists’ drawin...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads

Friday March 15, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Inspired by “Walks to the Paradise Garden,” poet and publisher Jonathan Williams’ guide to Southern ‘backroads’ artists, Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads focuses on self-taught artists and their unique views on contemporary America. The High will be showcasing self-taught artists’ drawin...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Screening: Film Love Retrospective Series

Thursday March 14, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Don’t miss out as the High and Film Love kickoff a retrospective series with selections chosen by Film Love curator, Andy Ditzler, from the more than 150 programs he has shown over the past 16 years. For almost two decades, Film Love has expanded the landscape of film culture in Atlanta, presentin...
Cost: $14.50

Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads

Thursday March 14, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Inspired by “Walks to the Paradise Garden,” poet and publisher Jonathan Williams’ guide to Southern ‘backroads’ artists, Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads focuses on self-taught artists and their unique views on contemporary America. The High will be showcasing self-taught artists’ drawin...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads

Wednesday March 13, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Inspired by “Walks to the Paradise Garden,” poet and publisher Jonathan Williams’ guide to Southern ‘backroads’ artists, Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads focuses on self-taught artists and their unique views on contemporary America. The High will be showcasing self-taught artists’ drawin...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads

Tuesday March 12, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Inspired by “Walks to the Paradise Garden,” poet and publisher Jonathan Williams’ guide to Southern ‘backroads’ artists, Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads focuses on self-taught artists and their unique views on contemporary America. The High will be showcasing self-taught artists’ drawin...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Member Event: Coffee with the Curators

Monday March 11, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Collaboratively organized by the museum’s renowned photography and folk and self-taught art departments, Way Out There celebrates the convergence of contemporary American photography, literature, and self-taught artists. On March 11, join fellow Museum members for coffee with the exhibition’s cura...
Cost: Free for Members

Conversation: Guy Mendes and Roger Manley

Saturday March 9, 2019 02:00 pm EST
The High’s newest exhibition, Way Out There, was inspired by an offbeat guidebook to Southern self-taught artists. Hear from the photographers whose colorful images brought this manuscript to life when Guy Mendes and Roger Manley join us to share anecdotes from their travels through colorful backroa...
Cost: Free - $14.50

Margaret and Terry Stent Distinguished Lecture in American Art: Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

Thursday March 7, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Don’t miss this special evening with Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College, as she discusses her new book, An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden.

Reserve your ticket today. Join us for a pre-lecture reception beginning at 6 p.m. in the High’s Robinson Atrium.

...
Cost: Free - $14.50

Kusama—Infinity: The Life and Art of Yayoi Kusama

Wednesday February 13, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Screening of Kusama - Infinity giving a glimpse into the life and art style of Yayoi Kusama. This program was partnered with The Japan-America Society of Georgia. Free for members. $14.50 for non-members.
Cost: free - $14.50

February Second Sunday

Sunday February 10, 2019 12:00 pm EST
Every Second Sunday of each month the High Museum of Art offers free admission for their visitors and special family programs 

Art Making 1–4 p.m. Greene Family Education Center

Story Times 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m. Museum Galleries

Family Tour 2 p.m. Meet in Taylor Lobby

Cost: Free

Teen FriHIGHday: American Road Trip

Friday February 8, 2019 06:00 pm EST
Partly funded by AT&T and held at the High Museum of Art, Teen FriHIGHday is a night for mingling, art making and music for teens by teens. $5 admission for teens.
Cost: $5 - $14.50

Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Amy Sherald and Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee

Wednesday February 6, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Join us for a special evening with artist Amy Sherald and art historian Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee. Amy Sherald is the 2018 David C. Driskell Prize winner. A Georgia native now based in Baltimore, Sherald is acclaimed for her profoundly creative and distinctive portraits of African American subje...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Amy Sherald and Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee

Wednesday February 6, 2019 07:00 pm EST
A joint collaboration of the High Museum of Art and the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art brings artist Amy Sherald and art historian and Director of the Spelman College Museum Dr. Andrea Barnell Brownlee together to celebrate their knowledge and skill in the industry. Admission is $14.50 and free ...
Cost: Free to $14.50

With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino & Tommie Smith

Sunday February 3, 2019 12:00 pm EST
A half century before NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee, gold medal sprinter Tommie Smith raised a fist at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico to protest abuse of human rights around the world and in response to the struggle for civil rights in the United States. His historic gesture,...
Cost: $14.50

February First Friday

Friday February 1, 2019 06:00 pm EST
Celebrate the first friday of February at the High Museum cluding live performances, drop-in art making, and drinks. Free with Museum admission and Free for Members.
Cost: Free to $14.50

With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith

Friday February 1, 2019 10:00 am EST
A half century before NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee, gold medal sprinter Tommie Smith raised a fist at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico to protest abuse of human rights around the world and in response to the struggle for civil rights in the United States. His historic gesture,...
Cost: $14.50

William Christenberry: Time & Texture

Sunday January 27, 2019 12:00 pm EST
A pioneer of color photography, William Christenberry dedicated his career to articulating the unique character of his native Hale County, Alabama. For four decades beginning in the 1960s, Christenberry photographed the vernacular architecture and rural landscape of central Alabama on an annual ba...
Cost: $14.50, Free for members

William Christenberry: Time & Texture

Saturday January 26, 2019 10:00 am EST
A pioneer of color photography, William Christenberry dedicated his career to articulating the unique character of his native Hale County, Alabama. For four decades beginning in the 1960s, Christenberry photographed the vernacular architecture and rural landscape of central Alabama on an annual ba...
Cost: $14.50, Free for members

William Christenberry: Time & Texture

Friday January 25, 2019 10:00 am EST
A pioneer of color photography, William Christenberry dedicated his career to articulating the unique character of his native Hale County, Alabama. For four decades beginning in the 1960s, Christenberry photographed the vernacular architecture and rural landscape of central Alabama on an annual ba...
Cost: $14.50, Free for members

William Christenberry: Time & Texture

Wednesday January 23, 2019 10:00 am EST
A pioneer of color photography, William Christenberry dedicated his career to articulating the unique character of his native Hale County, Alabama. For four decades beginning in the 1960s, Christenberry photographed the vernacular architecture and rural landscape of central Alabama on an annual ba...
Cost: $14.50, Free for members

William Christenberry: Time & Texture

Tuesday January 22, 2019 10:00 am EST
A pioneer of color photography, William Christenberry dedicated his career to articulating the unique character of his native Hale County, Alabama. For four decades beginning in the 1960s, Christenberry photographed the vernacular architecture and rural landscape of central Alabama on an annual ba...
Cost: $14.50, Free for members

Hand to Hand: Southern Craft of the 19th Century

Monday January 21, 2019 10:00 am EST
This exhibition focuses on a selection of masterworks from the High’s holdings of 19th century Southern decorative arts, examining the great achievements in traditional, rural forms of quilts, ceramics, basketry and furniture. The style, techniques and materials of each work reveal not only the tale...
Cost: $14.50, Free for members

Hand to Hand: Southern Craft of the 19th Century

Monday January 21, 2019 10:00 am EST
This exhibition focuses on a selection of masterworks from the High’s holdings of 19th century Southern decorative arts, examining the great achievements in traditional, rural forms of quilts, ceramics, basketry and furniture. The style, techniques and materials of each work reveal not only the tale...
Cost: $14.50, Free for members

Rapido! National Composition Contest National Finals

Sunday January 20, 2019 03:00 pm EST
Five National Finalists travel to Atlanta to have their original compositions premiered by the finest musicians of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. National judges include Robert Spano of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and award-winning composers Michael Gandolfi and Jennifer Higdon. These brand N...
Cost: $10-20

Learning to Look: Beyond the Polka Dot

Saturday January 19, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Categories: Educational Event Join us for a weekly class series every Saturday from January 19 through February 16. Don’t miss this special opportunity to explore the career of artist Yayoi Kusama from her childhood through today. The course will look at how Kusama has inspired others and drawn insp...
Cost: Members: $200 and Not-Yet-Members: $225 (Reservations Required)

Learning to Look: Beyond the Polka Dot

Saturday January 19, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Visit the High Museum of Art for the next month starting on January 19th until February 16th for a weekly class series celebrating the style of artist Yayoi Kusama.
Cost: $200 - $225

January Friday Jazz

Friday January 18, 2019 06:00 pm EST
Join Atlanta's own Jamal Ahmad from 91.9 WCLK for Friday Jazz with drinks and music among the art of the High Museum. Friday Jazz is FREE with Museum Admission and Free for Members.
Cost: Free to $14.50

Screening: Film Love Retrospective Series

Thursday January 17, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Sponsered by Film Love to commemorate and educate on classic cinema that may be new even to the film buffs. Free with Museum Admission and Free for members.
Cost: Free to $14.50

With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino & Tommie Smith

Sunday January 6, 2019 12:00 pm EST
A half century before NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee, gold medal sprinter Tommie Smith raised a fist at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico to protest abuse of human rights around the world and in response to the struggle for civil rights in the United States. His historic gesture,...
Cost: $14.50

January First Friday

Friday January 4, 2019 06:00 pm EST
Forget New Year’s resolutions and instead form a good habit in 2019. Whether it’s becoming a DJ, a dance floor master, or an art aficionado, you can try out new skills in our habit-forming mini lessons throughout the night. Enjoy art making, tarot card readings, DJ and dance lessons, and more!
Cost: Free-$14.50

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Wednesday December 12, 2018 10:00 am EST
Organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, this show will take visitors on an expansive journey across six decades of Kusama's creative output and will explore the development of the artist's Infinity Mirror Rooms, her iconic, kaleidoscopic environments. Note: Advance tickets for Infi...
Cost: $29

Weekend Family Tours - December 9, 2018

Sunday December 9, 2018 02:00 pm EST
Explore the High as a family on this interactive, docent-guided adventure in the galleries every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tours begin in the Taylor Lobby.
Cost: Free with museum admission
1280 Peachtree St N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 733-4400
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