Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden's Profile Series,
Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden's Profile Series
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings,
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
Virgil Abloh: "Figures of Speech",
Virgil Abloh: "Figures of Speech"
Our Strange New Land: Photographs by Alex Harris,
Our Strange New Land: Photographs by Alex Harris
This major exhibition of the celebrated photographer’s work investigates how her relationship with the South—as place and source of identity, with a rich literary and artistic tradition and a troubled history—has shaped her art.
Organized by the High, this touring exhibition will be the first to bring dozens of works from Romare Bearden’s eminent “Profile” series together since its debut nearly 40 years ago.
This fall, the High presents the first museum exhibition devoted to the work of Virgil Abloh, the modern, genre-bending artist and designer who became creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear in 2018.
Fine Lines celebrates a recent gift to the High of 50 late nineteenth-century drawings from Atlanta collector Paul Stein that will be on view at the Museum for the first time. In addition, the exhibition features a suite of watercolors on loan from Stein.
This latest chapter in the High’s “Picturing the South” commission series features new work made by North Carolina-based photographer Alex Harris on independent film sets throughout the South to explore how the region is seen, imagined and created by contemporary visual storytellers.
The Doris and Shouky Shaheen Collection focuses on French art of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Relying on traditional techniques and materials, Paa Joe crafts architectural coffins to represent vessels ferrying the dead into the afterlife that speak to spirits separated from bodies in trauma.
Organized by the High in collaboration with the international photographic cooperative Magnum, the Live Lab is a residency and related exhibition that will address contemporary life in Atlanta by involving the community in the realization of a new body of photographs.
speechless: different by design merges research, aesthetics, and innovative new design to explore the vast spectrum of sensory experiences and new approaches to accessibility and modes of communication in the museum setting.
Dubbed the “Father of American Surrealism,” Clarence John Laughlin (1905–1985) was the most important Southern photographer of his time and a singular figure in the development of the American school of photography.
Experience a new High—Refreshed. Reimagined. Revealed. With old favorites, new acquisitions, and previously stored artworks now on view, the redesigned collections embrace growth and diversity while creating dynamic experiences for our visitors.
Of Origins and Belonging is the third in a series of exhibitions at the High focused on work by Atlanta-based artists. The exhibition features six artists who address issues related to place, belonging and heritage in their work
Explore the exhibition's immersive panorama of Maira Kalman’s picture book career spanning three decades. The more than 100 works on view will include original drawings and paintings from her award-winning books, along with manuscripts, dummy books, and other ephemera.
The High Museum of Art has commissioned its first choreographer as artist in residence, glo founder Lauri Stallings, to create this new suite of live art designed for the Museum's galleries.
This exhibition focuses on a selection of masterworks from the High’s holdings of 19th century Southern decorative arts, examining the great achievements in traditional, rural forms of quilts, ceramics, basketry and furniture.
This exhibition will present a selection of the most iconic paintings and sculptures from The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art, which opened in 1921 in Washington, D.C.
In the early 1980s, poet Jonathan Williams invited photographers Guy Mendes and Roger Manley to hit the road “to document what tickled us, what moved us, and what (sometimes) appalled us in the Southeastern United States.” This exhibition brings to life their resulting encounters with self-taught artists who “make up beauty out of the air and out of nowhere.”
This exhibition will explore the photography's layered history and its ever-evolving present by delving into the myriad ways a photograph can be a conduit for ideas, information and emotion.
A pioneer of color photography, William Christenberry dedicated his career to articulating the unique character of his native Hale County, Alabama.
The High is proud to present the most significant North American exhibition in twenty years of work by Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, born 1929), one of the twentieth century’s most influential artists.
A half-century before NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee, gold medal sprinter Tommie Smith raised a fist at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico to protest abuse of human rights around the world and in response to the struggle for civil rights in the United States.
Presented on the High’s outdoor Sifly Piazza, this installation by internationally renowned designer Yuri Suzuki features ingenious, colorful sculptures that modify and transmit sound in unusual, engaging and playful ways.
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