Museum launches expanded programming for adults including Access for All monthly free admission days, generously supported by Art Bridges Foundation
First Access for All day is January 17
ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2024 — On Jan. 17, the High Museum of Art will launch a new free admission day on the third Wednesday of each month, generously supported by the Art Bridges Foundation’s Access for All program. Access for All will be a cornerstone program of the High’s Culture Collective initiative, featuring events and classes designed for curious adults to explore art, exercise their creativity, learn new skills and make social connections.
“Through Culture Collective, we aim to foster lifelong learning and growth, celebrate the wonderful diversity of our remarkable city, and embrace accessibility in new and important ways,” said Rand Suffolk, the High’s director. “We are grateful to the Art Bridges Foundation for this strategic and vital investment, and we look forward to welcoming all on these special days.”
Culture Collective offers a welcoming place for adults with a passion for learning to experience new sights, sounds and ways of seeing the world. Its classes and events are designed to broaden perspectives, stretch interests and bolster community through the shared lens of creative expression.
At the first Access for All day on Jan. 17, visitors can enjoy a sampling of dynamic programs:
- Art Classes:
- Open Studio: The High offers many studio workshops and classes. This drop-in program encourages adults of all ages to explore different materials and techniques with guidance from High Museum of Art teaching artists.
- Gallery Conversations and Tours:
- Through Lines: During these 30-minute gallery conversations, the High’s educators will explore two different pieces to connect art across time, geography, identity and belief.
- Jazz: Performers from the High’s popular Friday Jazz series will layer notes and improvise melodies for a special daytime experience.
The Art Bridges Foundation’s support will fund Access for All through January 2027.
For a full list of the robust programming offerings, and to reserve tickets, visit www.high.org/event/access-for-all/.
About the High Museum of Art
Located in the heart of Atlanta, the High Museum of Art connects with audiences from across the Southeast and around the world through its distinguished collection, dynamic schedule of special exhibitions and engaging community-focused programs. Housed within facilities designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Richard Meier and Renzo Piano, the High features a collection of more than 19,000 works of art, including an extensive anthology of 19th- and 20th-century American fine and decorative arts; major holdings of photography and folk and self-taught work, especially that of artists from the American South; burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, including paintings, sculpture, new media and design; a growing collection of African art, with work dating from prehistory through the present; and significant holdings of European paintings and works on paper. The High is dedicated to reflecting the diversity of its communities and offering a variety of exhibitions and educational programs that engage visitors with the world of art, the lives of artists and the creative process. For more information about the High, visit www.high.org.
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