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Collectors Evening

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Couple Enjoying Collectors Evening

Collectors Evening took place on Thursday, October 26, 2017. We were thrilled to welcome over 200 guests to the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, for an evening of elegance, art, and entertainment. By supporting this event and casting your vote for your favorite work of art, you made a difference in the High Museum’s collection.

Look out for information about the next Collectors Evening as the event approaches.

For more information, call 404-733-5389 or email eventrsvp@high.org.

People bidding at Collectors Evening

  • Thanks to your generous support, we raised a record amount of funds and acquired three incredible objects for the Museum’s permanent collection:

    African Art

    Nandipha Mntambo
    South African, born 1982
    Minotaurus, 2015
    Cast bronze on sandstone base
    99 5/8 x 55 1/8 x 37 3/8 inches
    Proposed purchase through funds provided by patrons of the Seventh Annual Collectors Evening, 2017

    VIDEO: Carol Thompson presents Minotaurus

    Minotaurus by Nandipha Mntambo


    Folk and Self-Taught Art

    Unidentified Artist
    Group of 24 Quilts, early twentieth century
    Various textiles
    Various dimensions
    Proposed purchase through funds provided by patrons of the Seventh Annual Collectors Evening, 2017

    VIDEO: Katherine Jentleson presents Group of 24 Quilts

    photo of a quilt


    Modern and Contemporary Art

    Donald Locke
    American, born British Guyana, 1930
    Conspiracy of Icons #1, 1991
    Acrylic on canvas with found objects
    72 x 84 inches
    Proposed purchase through funds provided by patrons of the Seventh Annual Collectors Evening, 2017

    VIDEO: Michael Rooks presents Conspiracy of Icons #1

    Conspiracy of Icons #1 by Donald Locke

  • Collectors Evening took place on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Look out for information about the next Collectors Evening as the event approaches.