High Museum of Art


1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 404-733-4444
Phone: 404-733-4400

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Tue-Wed, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm; Thu 10am-8pm; Sun Noon-5pm

Admission:
Tickets Adult $18; Senior (65+) $15; Student $15; Military Free; Child (6-17) $11; Child (5 and under) Free

Type:
Art Museums, Museums

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    High Museum of Art

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    High Museum of Art in Atlanta

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    High Museum of Art

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    "Lion with Serpent", Antoine-Louis Barye. 1832-1833. Bronze, 53 1/4 x 70 1/8 x 37 7/8 inches.

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    Tomb Excavation Site

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    Seated musician, Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) Terracotta, 35 inches. Museum of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, Lintong. © The Trustees of The British Museum with the kind permission of the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Center.

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    Armored General, Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). Terracotta with pigment, 49-1/2 x 29 x 24-1/2 inches. Museum of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, Lintong. © The Trustees of The British Museum with the kind permission of the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Center.

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    "Carrying the Cross", Lorenzo Lotto, 1526. Oil on canvas, 26 x 23 5/8 inches


10BEST Says

Museums: The High Museum of Art is a fine arts museum that has exhibits displaying artwork from some of the greats. Learn about some of the most influential artists in the world through the High's lectures and events. Children will enjoy the Greene Family Learning Center, with hands on exhibits, Discovery Backpacks and more. Members relish special member-only preview days as well as discounts to shows at Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. If you get hungry while art-gazing, find Table 1280 near the front entrance of the museum. Chow down on burgers, steak and other American dishes, or bring a picnic to enjoy on Sifly Piazza.

Best Attractions & Activities: The High Museum of Art is one of the top art museums in the Southeast. Located in Midtown, the High has more than 12,000 pieces of art in its permanent collection. The Museum has an extensive collection of 19th and 20th-century American art as well as a significant amount of European artwork on display. There is a growing collection of African American art and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art. The High is also dedicated to supporting and collecting works by Southern artists and is distinguished as the only major museum in North America to have a department specifically devoted to the field of folk and self-taught art.


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Local Expert Says:

Museums: "High Museum offers myriad events for everyone. From FREE Second Sunday Fundays for the family to Friday Night Events that include half-price bottles of wine, gallery talks and live music with half-price admission."

Best for Museums Because: High Museum is known as the the leading art museum in the southeastern US. Enjoy spectacular art, inspiring programing, and educational opportunities en masse.

Local Expert Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "View the calendar for special social events, classes and lectures."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: See famed works from art legends in a wide range of genres at this modern Midtown museum.

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Museums: The High Museum of Art is a fine arts museum that has exhibits displaying artwork from some of the greats. Learn about some of the most influential artists in the world through the High's lectures and events. Children will enjoy the Greene Family Learning Center, with hands on exhibits, Discovery Backpacks and more. Members relish special member-only preview days as well as discounts to shows at Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. If you get hungry while art-gazing, find Table 1280 near the front entrance of the museum. Chow down on burgers, steak and other American dishes, or bring a picnic to enjoy on Sifly Piazza.

Best Attractions & Activities: The High Museum of Art is one of the top art museums in the Southeast. Located in Midtown, the High has more than 12,000 pieces of art in its permanent collection. The Museum has an extensive collection of 19th and 20th-century American art as well as a significant amount of European artwork on display. There is a growing collection of African American art and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art. The High is also dedicated to supporting and collecting works by Southern artists and is distinguished as the only major museum in North America to have a department specifically devoted to the field of folk and self-taught art.

10Best List photo Insider Tips

Local Expert Kelly Skinner Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "View the calendar for special social events, classes and lectures."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: See famed works from art legends in a wide range of genres at this modern Midtown museum.

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