High Museum of Art
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The High Museum of Art has more than 12,000 works of art in its 312,000 square feet of space, including an extensive anthology of 19th and 20th century American art. The museum also offers European and African-American art as well as modern and contemporary pieces. The High Musuem also has a curatorial department devoted to folk art. The museum holds an annual film series and several special events throughout the year, including jazz nights on Fridays. The museum was founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association. The museum's first permanent home came in 1926, when Mrs. Joseph M. High donated her residence on Peachtree Road.
1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
- Fax: 404-733-4529
- Accessibility Details: Elevators from parking deck and inside the museum, ramps and free wheelchairs for museum visit.
- Hours: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, 10am - 5pm; Thu, 10am - 8pm; Sun, noon - 5pm; Mon, closed
- Accessible: yes