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January Second Sunday
Tickets
Event Details
January 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Price
Free
Location
High Museum of Art

On the second Sunday of each month we offer free admission for all visitors and special family-friendly programming from 1 to 4 p.m.

To help ensure your family has a great experience at the High Museum, check out our Second Sunday Social Story (información en español). This will give you a sense of what to expect during your visit.

Please note: Admission is free from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Programming takes place from 1 to 4 p.m.


January 2018: All About Atlanta

How much do you really know about Atlanta? To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the eighty-ninth anniversary of his birth, we’ll explore the permanent collection and learn about the history of the city we call home.

Civil Rights Story Time with Dr. Doris Derby
3 p.m.

Location: Robinson Atrium, Stent Family Wing
Inspired by “A Fire That No Water Could Put Out”: Civil Rights Photography, experience a special children’s book reading exploring civil rights with artist and activist Dr. Doris Derby.

All About Atlanta Collection Display from Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
1-4 p.m.
Location: Robinson Atrium, Stent Family Wing
View documents, photos, and books from Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library and connect with Atlanta’s history.

Art-Making Workshops
1–4 p.m.

Location: Greene Family Education Center, Lower Level, Stent Family Wing
Work with High Museum teaching artists to create your own masterpiece!

Ashley Bryan Stories and Poems
1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.

Location: Lower Level, Wieland Pavilion
Join the fun through an interactive children’s book experience inspired by the poems and stories in Ashley Bryan’s books.

Freedom Over Me Presentations
1:15 and 2:15 p.m.
Written by the Alliance Theatre’s Mellon playwright-in-residence Pearl Cleage, this short, powerful piece provides context for appreciating Ashley Bryan’s latest Newbery Honor Book, Freedom Over Me. The intention of the performance is to give young viewers a lens through which to view that portion of the exhibition by providing a brief working definition of slavery and its impact on humanity.

Building Visual Literacy: at Home and at School
1:15 and 2:15 p.m.
Location: Greene Family Education Center, Lower Level, Stent Family Wing
Come view educator materials and learn creative family activities that weave the High Museum’s Civil Rights Movement Photography collection into your own family’s history. This session will be led by Kimberly Thorpe, a consultant with Artifacts & Solutions.

Art Movers (best for ages 5+)
2:45 p.m.
Location: Meet in the Wieland Pavilion, Skyway Level
In this program, families will get moving in the galleries! For 20 minutes, we’ll look at an artwork and make connections with movement.

Toddler Tours (best for ages 15 months–3 years)
1:15 and 2 p.m.
This workshop is a physically interactive experience for toddlers to engage with art. Building on budding imaginations, we’ll use dance and drama to interpret works of art and learn about museums.

Baby Steps: Infant Tour (best for 15 months and younger with a caregiver; 20 minutes)
3:30 p.m.
The earliest encounters with art are about interacting with the visual world and encouraging babies to respond to their environment. Baby Steps is about having a one-on-one conversation with your baby.