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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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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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