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High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 View Map

The High Museum of Art, founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States.

Located in the heart of Atlanta, the High Museum of Art connects with audiences from across the Southeast region and around the world through its distinguished collection, dynamic schedule of special exhibitions, and engaging community-focused programs. The collection includes more than 16,000 artworks across seven collecting areas. The High is dedicated to reflecting the diversity of its communities and offering a variety of exhibitions and educational programs that engage visitors with the world of art, the lives of artists and the creative process.

TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 1908 traveler reviews

Atlanta's gem of a museum

The various collections are relative to the eras that they are portraying. The paintings and sculptures are delightful. The architecture is a descending spiral to access each floor. A nice afternoon... Read Full Review

Nice afternoon

My sisters and 9 year ago daughter spent a pleasant Saturday afternoon here starting with lunch at the restaurant. We enjoyed the Maira Kalman exhibit (I want to read all her books now) as well as... Read Full Review

Honestly, just ok.

I can't understand all the glowing reviews for the High Museum. The permanent collection is honestly, mediocre at best. Touring shows can be great, but that's not really the High Museum, that's... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 402 traveler reviews

Modern Chic Euro Inspired It's a place for all Atlanta fashion bloggers to migrate to and for kids to build crafty art goods. It's FREE every second... Read Full Review

Great art museum in Atlanta to go every once in awhile or to take your friends. The single entry fees are a bit steep but if you go on the second Sunday of... Read Full Review

The high museum of art is a true Atlanta gem! Although I think of it as a contemporary museum with fascinating visiting exhibits, the collection truly spans... Read Full Review

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