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Yema Thomas is a museum educator, visual performing artist and blossoming art historian. She currently serves as the coordinator of public programs at the High Museum of Art in Midtown Atlanta, where she creates educational programs and events around its exhibitions. Thomas’ latest project has been working on culturally enriching activities around Ghanaian artist Paa…

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Google is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day with a special doodle and a homepage promotion of a curated collection of Civil Rights photography from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Today’s, January 16, 2017, doodle was illustrated by African American artist Keith Mallett, who’s created various prominent works including the official limited edition…

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The High Museum of Art announced on Wednesday, Oct. 29 that Michael E. Shapiro, the Museum’s Nancy and Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Director since 2000, will leave the position next year, after 15 years as director. Shapiro has been part of the High’s leadership team for two decades, during which he oversaw unprecedented growth of…

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To increase the love and appreciation for the arts, Bank of America’s Museums on Us campaign is offering free admission to limited museums throughout the U.S. on July 6 and July 7 and the first weekend of each month in 2013. To be eligible for free admission to participating museums, individuals must be Bank of America or Merrill Lynch…

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It’s the weekend Atlanta! The biggest event in the city this weekend is V-103’s Car and Bike Show showcasing the alley of hundreds of cars and motorcycles, live performances and meeting celebs while getting their autographs. Boyz II Men is also in town for their 2013 tour with 98 degrees and New Kids on the…

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  On Saturday, March 9, 2013, the High Museum of Art hosted a fiesta to celebrate the opening of “Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting.” Culture Shock : Fiesta para Frida guests attended in costumes to represent their favorite artists and revolutionary style. Attendees partied on the piazza and staged their own Frida photo at custom photo…

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Did you know that you can get free general admission to museums, zoos, science centers, botanical gardens, and aquariums the first weekend of every month with your Bank of America credit or debit card? That’s right. More than 150 cultural institutions participate in this monthly opportunity to inspire cardholders. Now in its 15th season, Museums…

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Few artists achieve the level of recognition and acclaim so early in their career as the Atlanta-based artist Radcliffe Bailey. The artist-in-residence’s fine-tuned sensibilities to tapestry and color are often noted as the quintessential ear markings of African American art forms. Bailey, who is often compared to other acclaimed African American artists, including the world…

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Sometimes, not often, but sometimes we have to say, “It just doesn’t get better than this.” One of those times is on the third Friday of the month at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta where the well-bred and the high-heeled meet and mingle with music, mojitos and Matisse. The monthly music at the…

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