Art Conversations

Join the High for conversations that will ignite your curiosity, encourage discussion, and invite thoughtful questioning. Museum members receive free admission to all art conversations. Reservations are required.


Hear from distinguished guests and distinctive voices. Each year we invite artists and scholars to speak alongside works of art in our and collection and special exhibitions.  

Modern and Contemporary art curator, Michael Rooks talks with artist, Julie Mehretu.

The first Tuesday of each month

Conversation Pieces

Look closely and see more: one artwork, thirty minutes, new discoveries. No art experience necessary, and all curious learners are welcome! Conversation Pieces meets virtually and in person on the first Tuesday of each month.  Assistive-listening devices and folding stools are provided.

older woman with brown skin and grey hair points both hands at a painting as she explains to a group how it makes her feel.

Art Context Courses

Expand your appreciation and knowledge of art and art history through these multiweek classes, led by art historians and other Atlanta creatives. Through a combination of classroom lectures, in-gallery discussion, and supplemental readings, dive deep into artists, themes, and movements on view in the High’s collection and special exhibitions while gaining a greater appreciation for the historical and cultural contexts that shaped them.

Woman with glasses in a dark suit discusses a terra cotta sculpture in our European Galleries.

Inquiring Minds

Interested in talking about art with new friends? Curious about new exhibitions at the High? Explore artworks and themes in our exhibitions through a ninety-minute, small-group conversation. Connect with yourself and others as we share observations, opinions, and questions. Inquiring Minds occurs throughout the year in connection to special exhibitions on view at the Museum. Assistive-listening devices and folding stools are provided.

A group of older women discuss an artwork in the High Museum of Art.


The High offers daily 1 p.m. HIGHlights tours, weekend family tours, toddler tours, and seasonal walking tours.

If you are visiting with a group, you can also schedule a special group tour. Please check out our Group Visits page or contact group sales (404-733-4550) for more information.

A woman smiles and gestures toward a large framed photograph