Thursday, March 26, 2009

Events at the High, Mar 29 - Apr 5

Extended Hours/Special Offers:
Thursday, April 2: Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
SPECIAL OPENING! Monday, April 6: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday Seminar: A Taste for the Exotic
Saturday, April 4, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., (9 a.m. check-in); Hill Auditorium
Join noted art historian Stacey Sloboda as she explores the visual language of Chinoiserie and its impact on taste in eighteenth century Britain. Curator David Beevers will examine England’s fascination with China —fantasies, misconceptions, and appropriation of Oriental symbols and ornamentation — illustrated by treasures in the Royal Pavilion collections. Lastly, curator Thomas Michie will discuss the China Trade in pre- and post Revolutionary America, and its 19th century legacy through ceramics, furniture, portraits and architecture. Conversation, coffee, and pastries provided. Generous support for this program is provided in memory of Virginia Campbell Courts and Nancy Fraser Parker, longtime patrons of the High Museum of Art.
$15 members, $20 non-members; Pre-registration required

Studio Spring Break
April 4 - 11, 1 to 4 p.m.; Greene Family Education Center
Join the Terracotta Warrior Workshop - Fashion a general with your fingers, make your archer battle-ready with armor, and rank your warrior among the elite with highly styled hair.
Free with museum admission and free to members

Fulton County Free Saturday
Saturday, April 4
On the first Saturday of every month, the High Museum of Art welcomes Fulton County residents to the Museum for free. Fulton County residents who show proof of residency may view our current exhibitions as well as the Permanent Collection. Admission is free for Fulton County residents with I.D. on the first Saturday of each month. Students attending college or university in Fulton Country will also be admitted free with a valid college ID. Fulton Free Saturdays are sponsored by the Fulton County Arts Council. Major funding for this organization is provided by the Fulton County Commissioners under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council. Please note that Admission to “The First Emperor” is subject to availability.


Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Greene Family Education Center

April 2: Painted Wood Sculpture

Experience this popular preschool art education program! Parents and their children age’s two to four are encouraged to look at works of art within the Museum’s special exhibitions and permanent collections, as well as to create a masterpiece to take home. Drop by any time and stay as long as you like. A treat for parents and toddlers alike! Sponsored by Carters/ OshKosh.
No registration required. Free with Museum admission and free to members.


Mondays CLOSED
Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon to 5 p.m.
* Friday Jazz (3rd Friday of every month) 5 to 10 p.m.
Check for special extended hours during special exhibitions and events.
Closed January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and December 25.

$18 Adult
$15 Senior citizens and college students with I.D.
$11 Children ages 6 to 17
Free Children under age 6 and members

Tickets are available online at Tickets may also be purchased at the High Museum admission desk, Woodruff Arts Center Box Office or by phone at 404-733-5000 (404-733-5386 TDD). All ticket orders placed by phone will incur a $3-per-ticket service charge.

Audio Guides
An audio guide including both “The First Emperor” and “The Louvre and the Masterpiece” will be available for purchase for $5 for general public, and $3 for members, complete group bookings and children age 17 and under. The audio guide will be included for school group admission.

CityPass TicketsIncludes admission to six Atlanta attractions. $69 for adults (a $119 value) and $49 for children ages 3–12 (an $89 value). For more information on CityPass, please visit

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