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Membership


Every member enjoys:

  • FREE unlimited admission to permanent collections and select special exhibitions
  • FREE entrance to programs (Friday Jazz, First Fridays, and more)
  • Invitations to members-only previews
  • 10% off in the Museum Shops and Café
  • Subscription to HighLife magazine, events calendar, and enews
  • $8 parking in the Woodruff Arts Center parking garage (during Museum hours, usually $15)
  • Special offers on gift membership purchases
  • Discounts on select tickets to the Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • $5 admission tickets for up to five guests per visit
  • PLUS, discounted tickets to Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors during our Member Ticket Pre-sale!

Be sure to join or renew by Friday, August 24 at 5 p.m. to ensure that your membership has been processed in time for our Member Pre-salePrefer to join or renew over the phone? Please call our Customer Service Center at 404-733-4575 (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.).

  • Student $45

    • Member benefits for one student

    Individual $75

    • Member benefits for one adult

    Senior Individual $55

    For ages 65 and older.

    • Member benefits for one senior

    Dual/Family $110

    • Member benefits for up to two adults, plus children or grandchildren age 17 and below
    • Four one-time-use guest passes

    Senior Dual/Family $100

    For ages 65 and older.

    • Dual/Family Member benefits for two seniors

    Contributing $170

    Dual/Family benefits +


    Contributing/Young Professionals $170

    For young members, ages 21–39
    Learn more about YP

    Contributing benefits +

    • Invitations to exclusive YP monthly gatherings making the High part of your social life

    Patron $350

    Contributing benefits +


    Donor Patron $600

    Patron benefits +


    Sustaining Patron $1,000

    Donor Patron benefits +

    • Two additional one-time-use guest passes (ten total)
    • Complimentary caregiver benefit
    • Opt-in invitations to Art Partners events
    • Opt-in invitations to Young Professionals events
    • Invitation to one Circles Preview Reception with special exhibition tour
  • Circle Salon $1,200

    For supporters ages 30–50

    • Invitations throughout the year to exclusive Circles Salon events, including visits to private collections, artists’ studios, and galleries
    • Ten guest passes
    • Opt-in invitations to Art Partners events
    • Opt-in invitations to Young Professionals events

    Plus the following Circle Member benefits:

    • Full membership privileges for 1 or 2 adults and their children or grandchildren, ages 17 and under
    • Invitation to the annual dinner honoring Circles Members
    • Invitations to Circles exhibition preview receptions with curator-led tours
    • One complimentary Caregiver Benefit (This individual may accompany you and/or your children to the Museum.)
    • Reciprocal membership benefits at more than 860 museums including the Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Here is a list of participating museums.
    • Complimentary membership in Art Partners, including free program admission
    • Additional 10% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop and online (20% total discount)

    Circle Member $1,850

    • Full membership privileges for 1 or 2 adults and children or grandchildren, 17 years and under
    • 12 one-time-use guest passes
    • Invitation to the Annual Dinner honoring Circles Members
    • Invitations to Circles exhibition preview receptions with curator-led tours
    • One complimentary Caregiver benefit (a caregiver can accompany you and/ or your children when visiting the museum)
    • One Dual/Family gift membership per year to give to a friend ($110 level)
    • Reciprocal membership benefits at more than 860 museums including the Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Here is a list of participating museums.
    • Complimentary membership to Art Partners, including free program admission
    • Additional 10% discount on Museum Shop and online purchases (20% total discount).
    • A direct Circles Phone Line for concierge assistance with special- requests and other VIP services

    Circle Supporter $3,000

    • All Circle Member benefits, plus:
    • Invitation to visit one of Atlanta’s premier private art collections with High Museum curator
    • One complimentary exhibition catalogue

    Circle Benefactor $5,000

    • All Circle Supporter benefits, plus:
    • Invitation to the Annual Benefactors Luncheon with key Museum leaders
    • Opportunity for a private exhibition or collection tour for you and up to eight guests

    Circle Premier $8,000

    • All Circle Benefactor benefits, plus:
    • Invitation to domestic travel opportunities with special access to private collections and guided tours
    • Two complimentary exhibition catalogues
    • 15 guest passes
  • Join the Director’s Circle of the High Museum of Art and enjoy insider access to the Museum’s renowned collections and exhibitions. The Director’s Circle brings together individuals who share an appreciation for the visual arts and a personal commitment to the High Museum. Your contribution as a Director’s Circle Member supports the Museum’s continuing standards of excellence, funds new initiatives, and increases the Museum’s status among major American art museums.


    Director’s Circle $12,500

    All Circle Member benefits:

    • Full membership privileges for 1 or 2 adults and children or grandchildren, 17 years and under
    • 12 one-time-use guest passes
    • Invitation to the Annual Dinner honoring Circles Members
    • Invitations to Circles exhibition preview receptions with curator-led tours
    • One complimentary Caregiver benefit (a caregiver can accompany you and/ or your children when visiting the museum)
    • One Dual/Family gift membership per year to give to a friend ($110 level)
    • Reciprocal membership benefits at more than 860 museums including the Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Here is a list of participating museums.
    • Complimentary membership to Art Partners, including free program admission
    • Additional 10% discount on Museum Shop and online purchases (20% total discount)
    • A direct Circles Phone Line for concierge assistance with special- requests and other VIP services

    Plus:

    • Invitations to opening celebrations for major exhibitions and private collection visits
    • Regional, national, and international travel opportunities, with special access to private collections and guided tours of the world’s great museums with the Museum’s director and curators
    • Opportunities to glimpse “behind-the-scenes” of the Museum, including visits to our Collections Care Facility and building tours
    • Ability to request exhibition tours for you and up to 10 guests*
    • Invitation to annual Director’s Circle Appreciation dinner
    • First access to pre-sale opportunities, invitations, and communication for annual Wine Auction and associated events
    • Complimentary copies of all major exhibition catalogues
    • Priority access to tickets and event invitations at Table 1280: Inspired Dining, such as wine dinners and seasonal chef’s tastings
    • Recognition in High Museum member publications

    Director’s Circle Forum $15,000

    All Director’s Circle Member benefits plus:

    • Invitation for cocktails on the Director’s Terrace with the Museum director
    • Access to the Delta SKY360° Club, including discounted rental fees for private event hosting*
    • VIP parking in the Woodruff Arts Center parking garage

    Director’s Circle Cabinet $25,000

    All Director’s Circle Member benefits plus:

    • Invitation to dinner with Museum Director
    • Private curator-led tour of exhibition of your choice*
    • Private lunch with Director or Chief Curator*
    • Ability to rent select Museum spaces for private events*

    All benefits are non-transferable. *Subject to availability; restrictions apply.

  • Get more from your membership by adding  enhancements! When you join or renew, simply add any of the following enhancements at checkout. If you are currently a museum member, please call our Visitor Services Center at 404-733-4575 to add enhancements to your membership.

    Add-On Benefits

    $25 Caregiver Benefit
    Enjoy free unlimited admission for one individual accompanying you and/or your children to the Museum. Available at all membership levels.

    $20 Smithsonian Affiliation
    Enjoy 12 issues of Smithsonian Magazine, discounts at participating affiliate museums and restaurants, and a 10% discount on all purchases from the Smithsonian mail-order catalogue, museum shops, and SmithsonianStore.com. Available at all membership levels.

    Enhancement Groups

    Young Professionals
    YPs bring together the city’s creative community through exclusive events, special exhibition previews, and access to other cultural institutions throughout Atlanta. This group is FREE for members at the Contributing level and above and is limited to members ages 21–39.

    Art Partners
    This dynamic social group offers exclusive access to programming and events at the Museum and throughout the Southeast’s creative arts community. This group is FREE for members at the Patron level and above.

    Friends of the Collection
    Support your favorite collecting area while learning more about art and the High Museum’s permanent collection. Attend educational events organized by curatorial staff, receive priority registration for educational programs, and enjoy the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers in your selected collection area(s). Dues are $1,000 per year for each group.

    The Museum offers Friends groups  for the following collection areas: African Art, African American ArtAmerican ArtDecorative Arts and DesignEuropean ArtFolk and Self-Taught ArtModern and Contemporary Art, and Photography.