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High Museum of Art

High Museum of Art

Art Museum, Museum, and Art Gallery
Midtown, Atlanta
194 Tips and reviews
  • jazz music
  • fulton county residents
  • free admission
  • architecture
  • exhibits
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  • Val D.
    Val DouisSeptember 30, 2016
    The IMAX film on our planet was awesome. I will definitely go back for more movies. Live music prior with tapas , but the best thing was their encouraging us to bring our martini's into the theatre.
    Upvoted Aug 22
  • Rae
    RaeJanuary 3, 2015
    If you are going as a family, check out the family membership. Its a great value ... with a surprise discount it turned out to be the same price as one visit. Bonus we skipped the line for tickets!
  • Carl W.
    Carl WhiteApril 1, 2013
    My favorite way to relax is to spend an hour or two wandering around the High. Not only a great way to relax and unwind it is also inspiring if you have any creative juices flowing through your body.
  • MsTiffany_
    MsTiffany_December 28, 2014
    Perfect place for the art lover. They have offers for free admission as well. I love the variety of exhibitions they have throughout the year.
  • This Is My South
    This Is My SouthSeptember 6, 2014
    The South's best art museum has traveling exhibits like pieces from the Louvre as well as a permanent collection of American and European works from Neoclassical to modern. Read more
  • Get Local ATL
    Get Local ATLApril 5, 2012
    Parents: ever been a fine art museum that's also kid friendly? Now you have! Check out the High Museum's Toddler Thursdays for fun crafts that will bring out the inner artist in your little ones.
  • Hotel Indigo
    Hotel IndigoAugust 14, 2013
    The museum routinely hosts spectacular exhibits like the recent Picasso to Warhol event, and the superb permanent collection is filled with impressive gems like the folk art collection.
  • Jay C.
    Jay ChampionDecember 31, 2014
    The Tallis "Spem In Alium" recording is amazing. Forty speakers, each playing 40 individual singers in eight 5-part choirs. Listen just before it starts to hear the singers talking and warming up!
  • Jay W.
    Jay WillisFebruary 25, 2016
    The upper floors are always captivating. Good for casual tourist and deeper interests. Read the information throughout, for even more entertainment. Their art appreciation is easy to understand.
  • Ben T.
    Ben TinsleyJune 24, 2012
    A huge white building of modern architecture that houses some great permanent collections as well as some really worthwhile travelling collections. If you have time, you should check it out.
  • Beatrix B.
    Beatrix BaloghFebruary 14, 2017
    Definitely go to First Fridays! First Friday of every month and it's generally a themed event with great music, booze, and fun activities for adults and kiddos.
  • Alan P.
    Alan PriceOctober 23, 2013
    A nice museum. It has a lot of stuff and can get overwhelming. Remember to check and see if you have a membership to a museum with reciprocal agreements. It can save you $$$.
  • Intown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & Associates
    With its collections of classic and contemporary exhibits, the High consistently ranks as one of Atlanta's top must-sees.
  • Elizabeth
    ElizabethJune 23, 2015
    Came for Toddler Time on Thursday. Lots of fun activities and the galleries are quite child friendly.
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureMay 29, 2012
    Once a month, the High hosts Friday Jazz, with live music performances and costumed models for visiting artists to sketch (pads and drawing boards provided). Read more
  • Explore Georgia
    Explore GeorgiaJanuary 22, 2013
    Art lovers and soon-to-be mothers alike can visit the High Museum where the film adaptation of the best-selling book, "What to Expect When You're Expecting" was filmed.
  • Tricia B.
    Tricia BeanApril 2, 2017
    Friday night jazz program and visiting exhibitions are what shine here. Regular collection is solid but expected and uninteresting.
  • GeorgiaJazzAlliance GA
    GeorgiaJazzAlliance GAFebruary 15, 2011
    Friday Jazz is an evening of art & music every third Friday of the month, including extended hours with full gallery access and food and drink available for purchase.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonJanuary 11, 2016
    Fashion lovers should make their way to the Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion exhibit while at the High Museum of Art. This is the collection’s North American debut with over 45 pieces.
  • Focus Pointe Global
    Love the art, but have little ones? Try Toddler Thursdays to make the art a little more accessible to your kids. Want more tips? Check out Kid Friendly Summer Fun - Atlanta! Read more
  • Atlanta Meetings
    Atlanta MeetingsJuly 29, 2013
    The High Museum of Art offers a diverse selection of art including 19th-20th century American works, European paintings, African and African-American, modern and contemporary art.
  • DailyCandy
    DailyCandyFebruary 26, 2014
    This architectural stunner has a renowned collection of classic and contemporary art and an exhibit resume with highlights like Frida and Diego, Picasso to Warhol, and Salvador Dali: the Late Work.
  • Cellucor
    CellucorFebruary 1, 2013
    Amazing art exhibits; we recommend the special evening events like Friday Jazz! It adds to the overall museum experience!
  • Chris R.
    Chris R (thechristophe)December 28, 2015
    Good museum but some of it could be curated better. Lots to see though so check it out.
  • VeBox
    VeBoxMarch 23, 2013
    The High is a cultural icon of the Atlanta landscape. Stop by to experience its award-winning resident collections and special exhibitions.
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BleimesNovember 1, 2016
    Beautiful architecture with great holdings of contemporary art (find the Anish Kapoor!) and photography.
  • MARTAGuide.com
    MARTAGuide.comMarch 8, 2014
    Can't be any closer to the Arts Center MARTA station! Take the escalators/stairs/elevator all the way up to Arts Center Way, three levels up from the train platform. Read more
  • Meredith B.
    Meredith BlechmanApril 19, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Current Vik Muniz exhibition is a must see. take a tour to learn the intricacies of his process, and be prepared to be blown away.
  • Smithsonian Channel
    Smithsonian ChannelJune 23, 2011
    Well known for its catalog of 19th and 20th century masterpieces, the High also boasts the only full-time curator in North America dedicated solely to folk and outsider art. (From Aerial America) Read more
  • Aubrey Ramon L.
    Aubrey Ramon LewisDecember 1, 2015
    The best museum in Atlanta & connected to an awesome collection of arts & entertainment venues.
  • Dan
    DanSeptember 1, 2017
    Incredible museum. Wonderfully designed and excellent curation. Could have spent more time here.
  • Nikki D.
    Nikki DavisJune 7, 2013
    You've GOT to check out the gift shop before you leave. It has the most clever, unique stuff for the creative people in your life.
  • Max C.
    Max CollinsJanuary 1, 2016
    They have excellent traveling galleries. I saw an exhibit on the Habsburg Dynasty that was informative and fantastic.
  • Julie
    JulieApril 30, 2015
    If you have kids 5 and under, try toddler Thursday. Story time, crafts and play room among priceless art.
  • Stephanie
    StephanieAugust 20, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Admission to the High is free for Fulton County residents the first Saturday, and free for Bank of America card holders the first weekend of every month!
  • Daniel P.
    Daniel PhelpsMay 25, 2013
    Don't park in colony square even if you think it's convenient. It often has only one person working at night and you'll be stuck forever leaving a big event.
  • Kris W.
    Kris WhalleyOctober 21, 2016
    it's a fun museum good amount of art parking is easy
  • Chad K.
    Chad KagenJuly 26, 2013
    Like a thief in the night I stand in front of a masterpiece And I can't tell you why It hurts so much To be in love with a masterpiece
  • Arthur L.
    Arthur LamDecember 3, 2011
    Free admission for Fulton residents (with valid ID) every first saturday of the month.
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SullinsNovember 18, 2013
    Go during the live jazz concerts on Friday's once a month. Take in exhibits from the Louvre in France, and self taught southern artists.
  • Tiff S.
    Tiff StewartJune 6, 2015
    Came here for Gordon Parks exhibit but got to see some really exhibits along the way. And the staff is very nice :-)
  • Occupy My Family A.
    Occupy My Family AtlantaDecember 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the best things about the kids Learning Gallery is the abundance of seating for adults!
  • Mary C.
    Mary ConnellJune 29, 2013
    "The Girl With The Pearl Earring" exhibition is amazing!! Go during the week and you won't have to fight the crowds.
  • Jamal L.
    Jamal LiverpoolApril 30, 2016
    All of it especially Eric Carle's collection of books being exhibited.
  • K12 Inc
    K12 IncAugust 22, 2011
    Did you know? The High is the only major general museum in North America to have a curatorial department devoted specifically to folk and self-taught art. Read more
  • Julie
    JulieAugust 15, 2014
    Take advantage of traveling exhibits. Currently dream cars. Half price Friday evenings.
  • Occupy My Family ATL
    Occupy My Family ATLMarch 12, 2013
    Circle the block to look for inexpensive parking options before you settle for parking in the deck below the Arts Center.
  • Zaptravel I.
    Zaptravel IncAugust 30, 2013
    The High Museum of Art, founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonApril 7, 2017
    While visiting the High Museum of Art make sure to see the special exhibit “A Conspiracy of Icons: The Art of Donald Locke” through April 23.
  • Video_Bean
    Video_BeanJune 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome shows and great cultural events!! A must view anytime your in Atlanta.
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