High Museum of Art 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA30309 The High Museum of Art has more than 12,000 works of art in its 312,000 square feet of space, including an extensive…More 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.
The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) 1315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA30309 The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), across the street from the High Museum of Art in the Midtown Arts Corridor,…More showcases the design work of emerging and well-known designers, and serves as a place for education, inspiration and more. All manner of design work is shown here, from skateboard art to graphic and furniture design, from vehicles to fashion. Various programs, demos and workshops are available for kids, teens and adults.