Things to know about Atlanta's High Museum of Art

Get into the holiday spirit at Atlanta’s High museum

The holidays have officially arrived at the High.

The Atlanta art museum will celebrate the holiday season with a day chock full of special programming.

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“Holidays at the High” is taking place 3-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 at the museum. The event is exclusively for members, so if you’re intrigued you can join the museum here. Memberships range from $45 for students to $110 for family memberships.

During the museum’s holiday festivities, attendees will have a chance to partake in activities like singing carols, a scavenger hunt in the galleries, docent-led tours and more.

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The event kicks off at 3 p.m. with family friendly programming, including holiday storytelling and music from local pianist Philip Adair.

At 6 p.m., programming aimed at adults begins. There will be live music by Black Box disco, a photo booth with CatMax Photography and a 12 Days of Christmas-inspired scavenger hunt.

Attendees will also receive 20% off in the museum gift shop.

If you’re exploring the museum for the first time in a while, here’s a look at what’s currently on view:

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
On view through Feb. 2, 2020
The exhibit features the work of one of the South’s most celebrated photographers. It examine’s Mann’s relationship with the region.

“Something Over Something Else:” Romare Bearden’s Profile Series
On view through Feb. 2, 2020
The collection brings together pieces of Bearden’s “Profile” series for the first time since it debuted almost 40 years ago.

Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”
On view through March 8, 2020
The exhibit highlights the work of the Chicago-based artist and designer. It’s already attracted some high-profile visitors to stop by, like Jermaine Dupri.

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Attendees will also receive 20% off in the museum gift shop. For more information, contact guest services at 404-733-4575 or visit

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