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Family Programs Monthly Themes

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The whole family is welcome at the High Museum of Art. No matter what day you visit, we always have something going on—from activities for the very young to programs for the young at heart. Each month, we organize our programming around a theme. Check out what we have planned for the upcoming months.

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    October Family Programs

    Family Pride

    What does your family look like? Celebrate families of all backgrounds and dynamics at the High. Explore themes of lineage, ancestry, generations, and kinship through artists and artwork featured at the Museum.

    October Events
    October 14: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday

     

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    October: Family Pride
    What does your family look like? Celebrate families of all backgrounds and dynamics at the High. Explore themes of lineage, ancestry, generations, and kinship through artists and artwork featured at the Museum.

    October Events
    October 14: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday



    Photo of people walking down a ramp in front of the High Museum's exterior with midtown buildings in the background.
    November: Meet the New High
    After a major reinstallation of the Museum’s permanent collection, our galleries are open for exploration! Find some of your old favorites and meet some new friends.

    November Events
    November 11: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday



    Photo of a Toddler listening and smiling surrounded by other people in the galleries.
    December: The Art of Giving Back
    What is your family’s favorite way to give back? December is a month of giving at the High.

    December Events
    December 9: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday



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    January: Take a Stand
    Do you have a particular cause or belief that you hold firmly in your heart? To stand for something means you give it your full, unwavering support. Unite with us as we examine themes of social justice in the High’s collection.

    January Events
    January 13: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday



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    February: Pitter Patterns
    Color, shape, design, REPEAT! Join us as we examine patterns in the galleries.

    February Events
    February 10: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday



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    March: Full STEAM Ahead
    What do science, technology, engineering, and math have to do with making art? This month, we will discover how art connects with these subjects as we explore the creative process.March Events
    March 10: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday



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    April: Spring Fever
    The High’s got the cure for your spring fever! Come along as we wander through landscapes and enjoy this season bursting with beginnings.April Events
    April 14: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday



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    May: Face to Face
    Make a face—now hold it! Bring your favorite face to the High and examine portraiture in the collection.May Events
    May 14: Second Sunday (FREE)
    Every Thursday: Toddler Thursday