Atlantans get a kick out of The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibit at The High

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(Photo Credit: Lanre Giwa of “Sikira T Photography” for Steed Media Service)

The Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture opening party at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art was intriguing. People from all over came to check out cool kicks ranging from new releases to awesome classics from decades ago, and learn about the evolution of sneaker culture. Some of the brands featured were Nike, Puma, Reebok, Adidas, Prada, and Converse. This family-friendly exhibit features approximately 150 pairs of sneakers and is open June 11 through August 14, 2016.

Below, find 5 reasons to go see The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibit at the High Museum. –lanre giwa

1) The evolution of sneakers. Learn about the history of some of your favorite kicks, while being surrounded by other shoe enthusiasts.

2) Be on the up-and-up about new and old fashion. There are fun facts around the museum about the different shoes, their owners and creators, and the event.

3) A family-friendly event: the event is open to the public and people of all cultures and ages came out to the opening party and had a great time.

4) The High Museum of Art is located in the beautiful Midtown, Atlanta. Whether you are an Atlanta native or out-of-towner looking for something to do, you will enjoy your time in this part of town.

5) You love sneakers.

Check out some of the cool kicks below, and see if you can find yourself in the photos.


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