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COVID-related visitor policy: In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are optional for individuals who are fully vaccinated. While the High does not check for vaccination cards, the museum asks that visitors take their individual health and the health of other guests seriously by complying with all updated restrictions. Children who are not eligible for the vaccine and adults who have yet to receive the vaccine should still continue to wear masks. High Museum's COVID Update here

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Call: (404) 733-4400 or visit www.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.

Smartphone Photography Class

Wednesday November 3, 2021 10:30 am EDT
Offered in conjunction with Picturing the South: 25 Years, this online class will prompt participants to make their own distinctive smartphone photographs that speak to their personal engagement with the American South. Led by Nydia Blas, we will explore the way we view images on a screen, the oppor...
Cost: $200-$250

High Museum November 2021 Exhibits – Friday Events

Friday November 5, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum November 2021 Exhibits – Saturday Events

Saturday November 6, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum November 2021 Exhibits – Sunday Events

Sunday November 7, 2021 12:00 pm EST
The Museum is open Sundays at noon and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum November 2021 Exhibits – Tuesday Events

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

Inquiring Minds: Picturing the South

Tuesday November 9, 2021 01:00 pm EST
In 1996, the High began commissioning photographers from around the globe to engage with and explore the American South’s rich social and geographical landscape. Twenty-five years later, Picturing the South: 25 Years brings together all sixteen artists in one major exhibition. Taken as a whole, the ...
Cost: $14-$18

High Museum November 2021 Exhibits – Wednesday Events

Wednesday November 10, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The Museum is open normal times the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information.  Here's what is currently ...
Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum November 2021 Exhibits – Thursday Events

Thursday November 11, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Tuesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. Thanksgiving Day the Museum will be closed. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Tuesday

Tuesday November 30, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Tuesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Wednesday

Wednesday December 1, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Thursday

Thursday December 2, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Friday Events

Friday December 3, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Saturday Events

Saturday December 4, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Sunday Events

Sunday December 5, 2021 12:00 pm EST
The Museum is open Sundays at noon and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Tuesday Events

Tuesday December 7, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Tuesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Wednesday Events

Wednesday December 8, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum December 2021 Exhibits – Thursday Events

Thursday December 9, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Holiday 2021 Exhibits – Friday Events

Friday December 10, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Holiday 2021 Exhibits – Saturday Events

Saturday December 11, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Holiday 2021 Exhibits – Sunday Events

Sunday December 12, 2021 12:00 pm EST
The Museum is open Sundays at noon and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Holiday 2021 Exhibits – Tuesday Events

Tuesday December 14, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Tuesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Holiday 2021 Exhibits – Wednesday Events

Wednesday December 15, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The Museum will be open Christmas Eve for regular hours. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Holiday 2021 Exhibits – Thursday Events

Thursday December 16, 2021 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The museum will be closed for Christmas. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Winter 2021 Exhibits – Saturday Events

Saturday January 1, 2022 10:00 am EST
The Museum is open New Years Day and Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

Exploring Folk and Self-Taught Art at the High

Thursday October 14, 2021 01:00 pm EDT
This multiweek course, led by Katherine Jentleson, Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art, will explore the High’s Folk and Self-Taught Art collection as well as two major exhibitions, Gatecrashers: The Rise of the Self-Taught Artist in America and Really Free: The Radical Art of N...
Cost: $200-$250

Art and About Walking Tour: Downtown Central Business District

Wednesday October 13, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
This walking tour will span a few blocks of Downtown’s Fairlie-Poplar Historic District, which was Atlanta’s central business district at the turn of the century. Many of the buildings are more than a hundred years old, but a few newer and more contemporary construction projects are now juxtaposed a...
Cost: $14-$18

Art and About Walking Tour: Downtown Central Business District

Wednesday October 13, 2021 02:00 pm EDT
This walking tour will span a few blocks of Downtown’s Fairlie-Poplar Historic District, which was Atlanta’s central business district at the turn of the century. Many of the buildings are more than a hundred years old, but a few newer and more contemporary construction projects are now juxtaposed a...
Cost: $14-$18

Inquiring Minds: Really Free

Tuesday October 12, 2021 01:00 pm EDT
Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe is the first major exhibition of Nellie Mae Rowe’s work in more than twenty years and the first to consider her practice as a radical act of self-expression and liberation in the post-civil-rights-era South. After the death of Rowe’s second husband and...
Cost: $14-$18

Art and About Walking Tour: Midtown Arts District

Wednesday October 6, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Event Description This walking tour will observe museums, art installations, religious architecture, and expansive office and shopping buildings located along Peachtree Street in the northern end of the Midtown Arts District. We will also discuss the quiet historic neighborhood of Ansley Park down t...
Cost: $14-$18

Art and About Walking Tour: Midtown Arts District

Wednesday October 6, 2021 02:00 pm EDT
This walking tour will observe museums, art installations, religious architecture, and expansive office and shopping buildings located along Peachtree Street in the northern end of the Midtown Arts District. We will also discuss the quiet historic neighborhood of Ansley Park down the hill, as well a...
Cost: $14-$18

High Museum Fall 2021 Exhibits – Sunday Events

Sunday October 3, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
The Museum is open Sundays at noon and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Fall 2021 Exhibits – Saturday Events

Saturday October 2, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Fall 2021 Exhibits – Friday Events

Friday October 1, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Fall 2021 Exhibits – Thursday Events

Thursday September 30, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Tuesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Fall 2021 Exhibits – Wednesday Events

Wednesday September 29, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Fall 2021 Exhibits – Tuesday Events

Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information.

In addition to the traveling exhibitions, the High has two permanent exhibitions showing:

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Sunday Events

Sunday September 26, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
The Museum is open Sundays at noon and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Saturday Events

Saturday September 25, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Friday Events

Friday September 24, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

Talk: The Power of the

Thursday September 23, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Website: Nellie Mae Rowe
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Thursday Events

Thursday September 23, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Wednesday Events

Wednesday September 22, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Tuesday Events

Tuesday September 21, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Tuesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Sunday

Sunday September 19, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
The Museum is open Sundays at noon and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum Party on the Piazza

Saturday September 18, 2021 04:00 pm EDT
Website: Save the date for a festive fall celebration as a
Cost: Members Free, Sign up to be a member to attend.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Saturday

Saturday September 18, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Friday

Friday September 17, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Thursday

Thursday September 16, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

High Museum September 2021 Exhibits – Wednesday

Wednesday September 15, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to closing. Current COVID restrictions require masks but check the High website for the latest information. 

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Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.

Virtual Talk: Pepe Karmel on Pablo Picasso

Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Website: Don
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50

Virtual Curator Conversation: Sarah Schleuning and Cindi Strauss

Thursday August 26, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Website: Tune in and learn about Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting. Exhibition co-curators Cindi Strauss and Sarah Schleuning will discuss the ideas, planning, and designers that are included in the show. This conversation will be moderated by Monica Obniski, Curator of Decorative Arts and ...
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50

August Friday Jazz at the High

Friday August 20, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Website: This is not your typical Friday Jazz. Curated by Joe Gransden, the event will feature two musical areas where musicians will play throughout the evening, layering notes, improvising melodies, and drawing on inspiration from jazz history.
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50

Virtual Curatorial Exhibition Introduction: Gatecrashers and Nellie Mae Rowe

Thursday August 19, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Website: Join Katherine Jentleson as she introduces the High
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50

August HIGH Frequency Friday

Friday August 6, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Website: Atlanta
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50

Virtual Talk: Jed Perl on Alexander Calder

Thursday August 5, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Website: Hear from art critic and author Jed Perl as he discusses his recently released book, Calder: The Conquest of Space. This is the concluding volume in the first biography of one of the most important, influential, and beloved sculptors of the twentieth century, Alexander Calder.
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50 - Registration Required

Conversation Pieces at the High

Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Website: Join the conversation, only at the High. Join professional museum educators in looking closely at artworks in the Museum
Cost: Members Free, Cost included in General Admission $16.50

Outside the Lines

Friday July 23, 2021 12:00 am EDT
This summer, the High will debut Outside the Lines, an immersive maze of accessible, sensory environments by award-winning design and research practice Bryony Roberts Studio, as its seventh site-specific installation on The Woodruff Arts Center’s Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza.
Cost: $16.50

Virtual Talk: Philip Auslander on Ragnar Kjartansson

Wednesday April 21, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Please join us as we delve into Ragnar Kjartansson’s "The Visitors" with Georgia Tech professor Dr. Philip Auslander. "The Visitors" is a mesmerizing nine-channel sound and video recording featuring performers and musicians playing a composition by Kjartansson and Davíð Þór Jónsson with lyrics from ...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Underexposed: Women Photographers from the Collection

Saturday April 17, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Conceived in conjunction with the centennial of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted suffrage for some women, this exhibition showcases more than 100  photographs from the High’s collection, many of them never before on view, and charts the medium’s history from the dawn of the mod...
Cost: Museum admission

April High Frequency Friday: Sound Table Pop Up

Friday April 2, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Join us for the April installment of HIGH Frequency Friday, our sellout night of art and music curated by the Sound Table’s Karl Injex. Dance your way through the Museum as you visit exhibitions, including Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors, a mesmerizing nine-channel sound and video installation, B...
Cost: Free-$20

Frame It Up

Thursday March 18, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
When you’re looking at a work of art, do you ever wonder about its frame? Join us for an evening devoted to American frames and their fascinating history. This virtual event will explore the changing styles of frame fashion from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. This special focus co...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Toddler Thursday

Thursday March 11, 2021 10:30 am EST
Designed for children ages fifteen months through three years and their caregivers, Toddler Thursdays engage children’s creativity and incorporate weekly topics with related artwork, art-making activities, stories, and tours.

Explore, learn, and create every Thursday!

Three sessions each Thursda...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors

Saturday March 6, 2021 10:00 am EST
The High presents this acclaimed video installation by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson, who is celebrated internationally for his work combining musical, theatrical, and cinematic elements. "The Visitors" is a mesmerizing nine-channel sound and video recording featuring performers and musicians ...
Cost: Museum admission

Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors special preview during High Frequency Friday

Friday March 5, 2021 06:00 pm EST
The High presents this acclaimed video installation by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson, who is celebrated internationally for his work combining musical, theatrical, and cinematic elements. The Visitors is a mesmerizing nine-channel sound and video recording featuring performers and musicians ...
Cost: Free-$20

Masterworks & Mindfulness

Wednesday March 3, 2021 12:30 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness, Museum Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. These interactive sessions employ such techniques as close looking and conscious breathing to facilitate engagement and help you become more at...
Cost: $12-$16

Masterworks & Mindfulness

Wednesday March 3, 2021 12:30 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness, Museum Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. These interactive sessions employ such techniques as close looking and conscious breathing to facilitate engagement and help you become more at...
Cost: $12-$16

Masterworks & Mindfulness

Wednesday February 24, 2021 12:30 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness, Museum Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. These interactive sessions employ such techniques as close looking and conscious breathing to facilitate engagement and help you become more at...
Cost: $12-$16

February Friday Jazz

Friday February 19, 2021 06:00 pm EST
This is not your typical Friday Jazz. Curated by jazz artist Milkshake Mayfield, the event will feature two musical areas, both inside and outside of the Museum, where duos and trios will play throughout the evening, layering notes, improvising melodies, and drawing on inspiration from jazz history....
Cost: Free-$25

Masterworks & Mindfulness

Wednesday February 17, 2021 12:30 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness, Museum Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. These interactive sessions employ such techniques as close looking and conscious breathing to facilitate engagement and help you become more at...
Cost: $12-$16

Toddler Thursday

Thursday February 11, 2021 10:30 am EST
Designed for children ages fifteen months through three years and their caregivers, Toddler Thursdays engage children’s creativity and incorporate weekly topics with related artwork, art-making activities, stories, and tours.

Explore, learn, and create every Thursday!

Three sessions each Thursda...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Masterworks & Mindfulness

Wednesday February 10, 2021 12:30 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness, Museum Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. These interactive sessions employ such techniques as close looking and conscious breathing to facilitate engagement and help you become more at...
Cost: $12-$16

David Driskell: Icons of Nature and History

Saturday February 6, 2021 10:00 am EST
The exhibition surveys seven decades of David Driskell's painterly practice from the 1950s to the 2000s, featuring works from museums and private collections and the artist’s estate. Select works establish the evolution of his use of collage as a medium, while others exemplify his signature incorpor...
Cost: Museum admission

February High Frequency Friday: Sound Table Pop Up

Friday February 5, 2021 06:00 pm EST
These unprecedented times have changed many things. At the High, we want to bring you a moment of respite and fun in our galleries. For this HIGH Frequency Friday, we are partnering with the Sound Table to bring you a soundtrack to enhance your art experience on the first Friday of each month. Thi...
Cost: Free-$20

Conversation Pieces

Tuesday January 26, 2021 12:00 pm EST
Join professional museum educators each week 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! Mid Twentieth Century Basket by Tutsi Artist (from Rwanda or Burundi) with Yema Thomas, ...
Cost: Free-$14.50

Conversation Pieces

Tuesday January 19, 2021 12:00 pm EST
Join professional museum educators each week 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!

Alison Saar’s Tobacco Demon, 1993 with Laurel Humble, Head of Creative Aging.

Cost: Free-$14.50

January Friday Jazz

Friday January 15, 2021 06:00 pm EST
Friday Jazz in January will take cues from the remarkable works of painter Julie Mehretu, whose large-scale abstractions are evocative of the spontaneous nature of jazz music. Layering, improvisation, and historical references are rooted in Mehretu’s work, providing the perfect complement to this ex...
Cost: Free-$25

January High Frequency Friday

Friday January 8, 2021 06:00 pm EST
These unprecedented times have changed many things. At the High, we want to bring you a moment of respite and fun in our galleries. For HIGH Frequency Friday in January, we are partnering with the Sound Table to bring you a soundtrack to enhance your art experience on the first Friday of each month....
Cost: Free-$20

High Museum 2020 Event - December Friday Jazz

Friday December 18, 2020 06:00 pm EST
Friday Jazz in December and January will take cues from the remarkable works of painter Julie Mehretu, whose large-scale abstractions are evocative of the spontaneous nature of jazz music. Layering, improvisation, and historical references are rooted in Mehretu’s work, providing the perfect compleme...
Cost: Free-$25

High Museum 2020 Event - Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands

Saturday December 12, 2020 10:00 am EST
This exhibition celebrates the rich artistic traditions of Persian civilization through the significant private collection of Hossein Afshar, with works from the sixth to the nineteenth century
Cost: Museum admission

High Museum 2020 Event - Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands

Saturday December 12, 2020 12:00 am EST
This exhibition celebrates the rich artistic traditions of Persian civilization through the significant private collection of Hossein Afshar, with works from the sixth to the nineteenth century
Cost: Museum admission

High Museum 2020 Event - Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands

Saturday December 12, 2020 12:00 am EST
This exhibition celebrates the rich artistic traditions of Persian civilization through the significant private collection of Hossein Afshar, with works from the sixth to the nineteenth century
Cost: Museum admission

High Museum 2020 Event - Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands

Saturday December 12, 2020 12:00 am EST
This exhibition celebrates the rich artistic traditions of Persian civilization through the significant private collection of Hossein Afshar, with works from the sixth to the nineteenth century
Cost: Museum admission

High Museum 2020 Event - Masterworks & Mindfulness

Monday November 23, 2020 03:00 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High Museum’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. Led by mindfulness practitioner Charisse M. Williams, you will learn to quiet your mind, relax your body, and see works of art with new eyes. Ea...
Cost: $15-$20

High Museum 2020 Event - Masterworks & Mindfulness

Monday November 23, 2020 03:00 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High Museum’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. Led by mindfulness practitioner Charisse M. Williams, you will learn to quiet your mind, relax your body, and see works of art with new eyes. Ea...
Cost: $15-$20

High Museum 2020 Event - Dawoud Bey: An American Project

Sunday November 22, 2020 12:00 am EST
"Dawoud Bey: An American Project" traces lines through 45 years of Bey’s career and his profound engagement with the young Black subject and African American history. The title intentionally inserts his photographs into a long-running conversation about what it means to represent America with a came...
Cost: Museum admission

High Museum 2020 Event - Drawing from Experience

Saturday November 21, 2020 01:00 pm EST
Join us for outdoor drawing sessions that take inspiration from the High Museum’s campus, collection, and special exhibitions. Led by artist Larkin Ford, each session focuses on a different way of seeing and capturing the world around us while allowing participants to explore their own personal expr...
Cost: $25-$40

High Museum 2020 Event - Drawing from Experience

Wednesday November 18, 2020 11:00 am EST
Join us for outdoor drawing sessions that take inspiration from the High Museum’s campus, collection, and special exhibitions. Led by artist Larkin Ford, each session focuses on a different way of seeing and capturing the world around us while allowing participants to explore their own personal expr...
Cost: $25-$40

High Museum 2020 Event - Drawing from Experience

Wednesday November 18, 2020 11:00 am EST
Join us for outdoor drawing sessions that take inspiration from the High Museum’s campus, collection, and special exhibitions. Led by artist Larkin Ford, each session focuses on a different way of seeing and capturing the world around us while allowing participants to explore their own personal expr...
Cost: $25-$40

High Museum 2020 Event - Masterworks & Mindfulness

Monday November 16, 2020 03:00 pm EST
Categories: Mindfulness Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High Museum’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. Led by mindfulness practitioner Charisse M. Williams, you will learn to quiet your mind, relax your body, and see works of art with new eyes. Ea...
Cost: $15-$20

High Museum 2020 Event - Drawing from Experience

Saturday November 14, 2020 01:00 pm EST
Join us for outdoor drawing sessions that take inspiration from the High Museum’s campus, collection, and special exhibitions. Led by artist Larkin Ford, each session focuses on a different way of seeing and capturing the world around us while allowing participants to explore their own personal expr...
Cost: $25-$40

High Museum 2020 Event - Masterworks & Mindfulness

Monday November 9, 2020 03:00 pm EST
Masterworks & Mindfulness takes place on Zoom on Mondays (October 12–November 23, 2020) from 3 to 4 p.m. Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High Museum’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. Led by mindfulness practitioner Charisse M. Williams, you wil...
Cost: $15-$120

High Museum 2020 Event - Masterworks & Mindfulness

Monday November 2, 2020 03:00 pm EST
Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High Museum’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. Led by mindfulness practitioner Charisse M. Williams, you will learn to quiet your mind, relax your body, and see works of art with new eyes. Each week we will focus on...
Cost: $15-$20

High Museum 2020 Event - MURMURATION

Thursday October 29, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The High Museum of Art has been engaging visitors of all ages in participatory art experiences on the Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza since 2014. This year’s site-specific commission Murmuration was designed by the architectural firm SO – IL. Inspired by Atlanta’s reputation as the “city in a forest” an...
Cost: Free with Museum Admission

High Museum 2020 Event - JULIE MEHRETU

Thursday October 29, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Julie Mehretu, co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Whitney Museum of American Art, is the artist’s first comprehensive survey exhibition featuring her meticulously crafted paintings, drawings, and prints. Including early work influenced by the notion of cities as soc...
Cost: Free with Museum Admission

High Museum 2020 Event - PICTURE THE DREAM: THE STORY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT THROUGH CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Thursday October 29, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Picture the Dream is the first exhibition of its kind to delve into the events, people, and themes of the civil rights movement through the children’s picture book. Picture books are one of the most compelling forms of visual expression, and this exhibition showcases them as an effective bridge betw...
Cost: Free with Museum Admission

High Museum 2020 Event - Masterworks & Mindfulness

Monday October 26, 2020 03:00 pm EDT
Masterworks & Mindfulness takes place on Zoom on Mondays (October 12–November 23, 2020) from 3 to 4 p.m. Explore mindfulness practices and artworks from the High Museum’s collection and special exhibitions from the comfort of your home. Led by mindfulness practitioner Charisse M. Williams, you wil...
Cost: $15-$120

High Museum 2020 Event - Julie Mehretu

Friday October 23, 2020 10:00 am EDT
"Julie Mehretu", co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Whitney Museum of American Art, is the artist’s first comprehensive survey exhibition featuring her meticulously crafted paintings, drawings, and prints. Including early work influenced by the notion of cities as s...
Cost: Free-$14.50

H+K965igh Museum 2020 Event - Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Julie Mehretu

Thursday October 22, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
The group will discuss the first-ever comprehensive retrospective of Mehretu’s career, which covers over two decades of her examination of history, colonialism, capitalism, geopolitics, war, global uprising, diaspora, and displacement through abstraction, architecture, landscape, movement, and most ...
Cost: $20

High Museum 2020 Event - "Picture the Dream; The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children's Books"

Saturday August 15, 2020 12:00 am EDT
"Picture the Dream" is the first exhibition of its kind to delve into the events, people, and themes of the civil rights movement through the children’s picture book. Picture books are one of the most compelling forms of visual expression, and this exhibition showcases them as an effective bridge be...
Cost: Free-$14.50

High Museum 2020 Event - "Murmuration"

Friday July 17, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Inspired by Atlanta’s reputation as the “city in a forest” and by the High’s proximity to the city’s abundant greenspace Piedmont Park, SO – IL has designed a 2,350-square-foot mesh canopy that evokes the environment of neighboring trees. This sculptural pavilion, complete with feeding stations and ...
Cost: Free

High Museum 2020 Event - CANCELED: speechless: different by design

Saturday April 25, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Editor's Note: This event has been canceled amid growing concern over the coronavirus. 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 ne...
Cost: Museum admission

High Museum 2020 Event - CANCELED: Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Saturday April 4, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Editor's Note: This event has been canceled amid growing concern over the coronavirus.

Less than 10% of Wikipedia's editors are women. Less than 17% of Wikipedia's biographies are about women. Let's change that!

-Take a tour and learn about women artists at the High

-Learn how Wikipedia works wi...
Cost: $14.50

High Museum 2020 Event - CANCELED: Live Lab: Photography Residency and Exhibition

Monday March 16, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Editor's Note: This event has been canceled amid growing concern over the coronavirus. Organized by the High in collaboration with the international photographic cooperative Magnum, the Live Lab is a residency and related exhibition that will address contemporary life in Atlanta by involving the c...
Cost: $14.50

High Museum 2020 Event - 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

High Museum 2020 Event - The Plot Thickens

Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00 am EST
Long before comics and graphic novels, artists used pictures to tell stories. This exhibition presents six series of etchings, lithographs, and woodcuts that do just that.
Cost: $14.50

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - “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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - “‘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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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)

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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)

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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

High Museum 2019 Event - 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
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