The High Museum of Art announced its reopening dates earlier this week, setting Saturday, July 18 as the first official day the museum will reopen to the general public.
Museum members and frontline workers with valid ID will be given first access to the galleries from Tuesday, July 7 to Friday, July 17.
Only summer campers will have access to the museum in the month of June. Further details on sessions in June and July, registration details, and more information can be found here.
The Museum will release further details on safety measures and social distancing later in June.
High Museum of Art @ Home
While the Museum may not reopen for another month, it has plenty of virtual programs you can enjoy from the comfort of your home!
- Live Lab Atlanta: A Conversation
- Join the Museum for a Zoom panel conversation with Magnum Live Lab photographers Carolyn Drake, Mikhael Subotzky, and Lindokuhle Sobekwa as they share their experiences making pictures during the current pandemic. Gregory Harris, the High’s Associate Curator of Photography, will lead the discussion.
- Thursday, June 18 | 12 noon–12:30 p.m.
- Learn more here.
- Live Lab Artist: Carolyn Drake
- California-based Carolyn Drake is known for pursuing long-term photo-based projects that focus on places and how individuals live and interact within inherent physical or societal boundaries. Recently, she is exploring Atlanta through the lens of James Baldwin’s writing on the Atlanta child murders. Researching, photographing, finding archival materials, and stitching the pieces together—see what’s happening in Carolyn’s studio.
- Learn more here.
- Artist Feature Video: Mattie Lou O’Kelley
- Mattie Lou O’Kelley used bright, vivid colors to create landscape paintings of her early life in rural Georgia. In the work Yard Sale, she includes a wealth of detail to depict memories of a local yard sale.
- Watch the video here.