Smithsonian Museum Day at the High | Arts & Culture
On Saturday, September 25, 2010, the High Museum of Art will participate in Smithsonian Museum Day. The High will join participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide in opening their doors free of charge to all visitors who download the Museum Day Ticket from www.smithsonian.com. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address.
The High Museum of Art was founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association. This museum is the leading art museum in the southeastern United States. With more than 12,000 works of art in its permanent collection, the High Museum of Art has an extensive anthology of 19th- and 20th-century American and decorative art; significant holdings of European paintings; a growing collection of African American art; and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, photography and African art.
Visitors to the High can view “Salvador Dali: The Late Work,” “Signs of Life: Photographs by Peter Sekaer” and the museum’s permanent collection.