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High Renovates to Create New VIP Member Lounge

ATLANTA, December 12, 2011 – The High Museum of Art has completed a renovation of its Stent family Wing conference room to become the museum’s new private VIP Member Lounge. The Member Lounge is open to members at the Patron level and above on Thursday evenings from 4 to 8 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays during regular museum hours. The space is also used for private member-only events and can be rented for private use by external groups.

The VIP Member Lounge has been generously redesigned and outfitted by Guy T. Gunter and Associates Appliances. The new Lounge features top-of-the-line Sub-Zero appliances, including a 648 ProG Refridgerator. The Roche Bobois furniture selection includes a Tangram Sectional, an Arlequim Coffee Table with Murano Glass, a Cento High Back Chair, a Stone Dining Table, Spider Buffet, two Stepple, six Goran Dining Chairs, a Shine Table, and a Red Bloom Lamp. The cabinets were designed by Design Galleria.

Guy T. Gunter and Associates Appliances
For more than five decades and three generations, Guy T. Gunter and Associates Appliances has been a purveyor of fine appliances and installer for Atlanta’s fashionable kitchens. We are the designer appliance store where people in Metro Atlanta go when they want upscale appliances for their home or business. Their clients include The Atlanta Braves, TBS, Ted Turner, Hank Aaron, Joseph E. Lowry, The American Cancer Society, Ernst & Young, and Invesco. Guy T. Gunter and Associates also helped set up the Olympic Village for the 1996 Olympic Games and helped with the remodel of the Georgia Dome. For more information, visit http://www.guytgunterappliances.com

High Museum of Art
The High Museum of Art, founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. With more than 12,000 works of art in its permanent collection, the High Museum of Art has an extensive anthology of 19th- and 20th-century American decorative arts; significant holdings of European paintings; a growing collection of African American art; and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, photography and African art. The High is also dedicated to supporting and collecting works by Southern artists and is distinguished as the only major museum in North America to have a curatorial department specifically devoted to the field of folk and self-taught art. The High’s media arts department produces acclaimed annual film series and festivals of foreign, independent and classic cinema. In November 2005 the High opened three new buildings designed by architect Renzo Piano that more than doubled the Museum’s size, creating a vibrant “village for the arts” at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown Atlanta. For more information about the High, please visit www.High.org.

The Woodruff Arts Center
The Woodruff Arts Center is ranked among the top four arts centers in the nation. The Woodruff is unique in that it combines four visual and performing arts divisions on one campus as one not-for-profit organization. Opened in 1968, the Woodruff Arts Center is home to the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the High Museum of Art and Young Audiences. To learn more about the Woodruff Arts Center, please visit www.woodruffcenter.org.