High Museum of Art
The High Museum is one of the nation's leading art museums in the southeast. Founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association, the High Museum of Art was first housed in the family residence of Mrs. Joseph M. High along Peachtree Street. Today, the Atlanta High Museum in Atlanta is comprised of two separate buildings and features the majority of its pieces in the midtown building designed by Richard Meir and its folk art and photography in the Georgia-Pacific Center. The Atlanta High Museum prides itself on its well-versed collection of 11,000 pieces comprised of American art, European art, African art, decorative art, folk art, photography and more contemporary works. And, since the High Museum is continually expanding its collection, another building will be joining the Museum on the Woodruff Arts Center campus this spring!
In addition to its main collection featuring Monet, Tournier, Tiepolo and Ernst amongst others, the High Museum of Art welcomes several visiting exhibitions throughout the year. For a more interactive experience, the Atlanta High Museum features jazz music on Friday nights and family and youth programs on Thursdays in addition to its other educational programs and guest lecturers. Don't forget about the Museum Gift Shop which features hundreds of unique items including prints of your favorite Van Gogh pieces, jewelry, posters and much more.
Atlanta High Museum Contact Information:
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
404-733-4400 or 404-733-HIGH
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