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Eric Carle:
I See a Story

Eric CarleApril 2, 2016–
Feb 12, 2017

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Brown Bear, and other beloved friends await you in this retrospective of more than 80 of Eric Carle’s original collages from 15 of his most popular books. See oversized works rarely on view as well as the artist’s painting clothes, tools, and materials.

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Arbus, Avedon, and Winogrand:
Photographs from the Collection

ArbusSeptember 24, 2016–
February 26, 2017

Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, and Garry Winogrand—innovative photographers of the American social scene in the 1960s and ‘70s—built a legacy that changed the course of modern photography. These iconic prints represent a selection of the more than 6,000 photographs in the High’s permanent collection.

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A Conspiracy of Icons:
The Art of Donald Locke

Donald LockeNovember 19, 2016–
April 23, 2017

This exhibition examines Donald Locke’s multicultural exploration through a selection of paintings and sculptures.

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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through March 12, 2017
To commemorate what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s eighty-eighth birthday, a selection of images that document his remarkable life will be on view.

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Hale Woodruff’s Talladega Murals

Hale Woodruff’s Talladega Murals January 21–May 7, 2017
Atlanta-based artist Hale Woodruff (American, 1900–1980) painted a series of murals that remain symbols of the centuries-long struggle for civil rights.

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Cross Country:
The Power of Place in American Art, 1915–1950

WyethFebruary 12–
May 7, 2017

This exhibition reveals how American artists canvassed the country, seeking inspiration from wide-open spaces and small-town culture across the United States.

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Daniel Arsham: Hourglass

Daniel Arsham: Hourglass March 4–May 21, 2017
This exhibition continues artist Daniel Arsham’s ongoing project Fictional Archaeologies, in which he creates replicas of everyday objects—such as basketballs and cameras—in precious and semi-precious stones.

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The Spirit of the Place: Photographs by Jack Leigh

The Spirit of the Place: Photographs by Jack Leigh March 4–June 11, 2017
The Spirit of the Place: Photographs by Jack Leigh showcases the lyrical work of celebrated Savannah photographer Jack Leigh (American, 1948–2004).

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Painter and Poet:
The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan

Ashley BryanApril 1, 2017–
January 21, 2018

Continuing the High Museum’s series of picture-book art exhibitions, this show examines the decades-long career of author and illustrator Ashley Bryan.

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Howard Finster: Paradise Garden

 Howard Finster: Paradise GardenOngoing
Howard Finster bought a parcel of swampy Georgia land and transformed it into a sprawling outdoor museum celebrating the inventions of mankind and dedicated to the glory of God. Celebrate Finster’s 100th birthday with a visit to the largest collection of his eclectic paintings and sculptures outside of Paradise Garden.

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African Art:
Building the Collection

African Art: Building the CollectionOngoing
This installation celebrates a greater than 60-percent increase in our dedicated space for African art, including enormous performance masks, textiles, sculptures, and a 400-year-old Qur’an.

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Molly Hatch: Physic Garden

Molly Hatch: Physic GardenOngoing
This two-story-high “plate painting,” composed of 456 hand-painted dinner plates based on a pair of 1756 Chelsea Factory designs in the Museum’s Frances and Emory Cocke Collection of English Ceramics, covers one wall of the Museum’s Margaretta Taylor Lobby.

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