The High Museum of Art is a chance to explore art through the ages in Atlanta. The permanent collection has more than 11,000 pieces and spans both the 19th and 20th centuries of American art, as well as a variety of significant European artworks. Featured are modern and contemporary art, photography, folk art, decorative art, and African art. Educational opportunities at the museum are plentiful, and designed to suit children and adults of all ages. There are workshops, seminars, and activities, allowing visitors to explore the world of art. The cost of most programs are included in the museum admission fee.
Group tours of the museum are available. Whether you are in search of a way to educated school groups about art, or you are looking for professional or social organization activities, a tour of the museum will do the trick. Groups enjoy special discounts and benefits, as well as reduced prices at the museum gift shop. The shop features a variety of art recreations, handicrafts, and museum memorabilia. Tours are available for adults, students, and Art Access, which is an all-inclusive field trip program. Groups are asked to make advanced reservations.
Museum admission is timed so everyone in attendance will have time to explore the exhibits and get in line for the special programs with plenty of time to spare. Tickets can be ordered by phone for an additional charge or you can purchase your tickets at the admissions desk or the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office. Ticket prices range from $15 to $18.Field trips are asked to visit in the morning, and adults are encouraged to plan their visit for the afternoon. The museum gets crowded during the week during special events. There are extended museum hours on certain Thursdays and Fridays during the month. Friday's feature the special Friday Jazz program until 10 pm.
After a long afternoon at the museum, you may have worked up an appetite. There are three options for dining at the museum. Museum members receive a 10% discount at each of the restaurants. Table 1280 is a restaurant and tapas lounge that allows guests to relax and dine with views of the Sifly Piazza. Many Atlanta residents dine here even when not visiting the museum. Diners can enjoy American brasserie-style dishes, or small plate dining made with delicious, seasonal ingredients.
The High Cafy features light lunch options, as well as delicious snacks for kids and grown-ups. The cafy is located on the lower level of the Stent Family Wing. You can choose from salads, soups, sandwiches, and a variety of children's choices. CJ's Coffee Cart is great for a quick bite, cup of Joe, or delicious beverage. The coffee cart is open when the museum is open.
Before to stop by the museum gift shop before heading home. This is a favorite shopping locale in Atlanta because the items are so unique. You can choose from jewelry, textiles, home accessories, and other art related items. You can also choose a souvenir to remind you of your visit like a poster, books, or postcard. To experience art in an interesting, educational environment, plan a visit to the High Museum in Atlanta.