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October Second Sunday
Event Details
October 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
High Museum of Art

On the second Sunday of each month, we offer free admission for all visitors and special family-friendly programming from 1 to 4 p.m.

To help ensure your family has a great experience at the High Museum, check out our Second Sunday Social Story (información en español). This will give you a sense of what to expect during your visit.

Exciting things are in the works at the High! Please note that there will be restricted access to certain galleries as we prepare for the reinstallation of our permanent collection this fall.

Please note: Admission is free from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Programming takes place from 1 to 4 p.m.

October 2018: Family Pride
What does your family look like? Celebrate families of all backgrounds and dynamics at the High. Explore themes of lineage, ancestry, generations, and kinship through artists and artworks featured at the Museum.

Performance excerpts of Name Day by Staibdance
1:15, 2:15, and 3:15 p.m.
Sifly Piazza
Rain Space: Orkin Terrace
Within the Armenian Gregorian tradition, almost every day of the calendar year is devoted to a saint or martyr in the Christian faith. If someone is named after one of those figures, that day is celebrated as his or her “name day.” Watch Staibdance dancers perform excerpts of Name Day, which traces the steps we take to become vital parts of our own cultures and families.

Art-Making Workshop: Family Portraits
1–4 p.m.
Greene Family Education Center, Lower Level, Stent Family Wing
Find inspiration in our galleries and then get creative in our family-friendly art workshops. High Museum teaching artists lead a drop-in workshop for families to create a work of art that celebrates family connections.

Logo in orange for The Big Draw Festival.Art-Making Workshop: The Big Draw
1–4 p.m.
Sifly Piazza
Founded in 2000, The Big Draw promotes visual literacy and the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression and invention. Every year, The Big Draw Festival takes place in over 25 countries worldwide. Experience the world’s biggest celebration of drawing right here at the High Museum!

Story Times
1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.
Greene Family Education Center, Lower Level, Stent Family Wing
Join the fun through an interactive children’s book experience inspired by our monthly theme.

Family Tour
2–2:30 p.m.
Taylor Lobby, Wieland Pavilion
Explore the High as a family on this interactive, docent-guided adventure in the galleries every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tours begin in the Taylor Lobby.

Family Guides
Pick up a guide by the elevators in the Taylor Lobby (Wieland Pavilion) or the Greene Family Education Center (Stent Family Wing)
Take a self-guided journey through our collection and special exhibitions with your family. Each month, our guides explore a new theme through four works of art, questions to prompt exploration, and opportunities to sketch in our galleries. Best for ages 5+.

Generous support for this program is provided by the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation.