High Museum of Art

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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

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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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    High Museum of Art in Atlanta

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    High Museum of Art

    Photo courtesy of used in book.

High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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

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

10BEST Says

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.

Museums: The High Museum of Art is a fine arts museum that has exhibits displaying artwork from some of the greats. It's a good museum to learn about some of the most influential artists in the world. The High Museum has lectures and events, so visitors can further explore the art and the artists. If you get hungry while art-gazing, you can find Table 1280 near the front entrance of the museum. Chow down on burgers, steak and other American dishes.

History Museums: The High Museum of Art is one of the top art museums in the southeast United States. 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:

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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Museums: "Buy the audio guides that are available for some of the tours."

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