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Ways to Give

Donors to the High Museum of Art have helped transform it into a national leader for the arts, known for a robust permanent collection and innovative exhibitions and programs. Your Annual Fund contribution, gift of art, endowment, or estate gift will help the Museum realize its vision of continued leadership in the regional, national, and international art communities.

Charitable solicitation disclosures

  • Donations

    Your donation to the High Museum of Art’s Annual Fund is fully tax deductible and supports a wide range of exceptional exhibitions and educational outreach programs. These initiatives, along with school tours and after-school programs that reach tens of thousands of students each year, are made possible by your generous support.

    Gifts of Stock

    Giving appreciated securities, such as stocks and mutual funds, is an excellent way to support the High Museum of Art. Such gifts are simple and may provide a greater tax benefit than an equivalent gift in cash. Download instructions for transferring gifts of securities. For more information, please contact Allison Chance, Director of Development, at 404-733-4412 or allison.chance@high.org.

    Matching Gifts

    You may be able to double your donation to the High Museum of Art. Many employers sponsor programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from retirees and spouses also may qualify to be matched. To find out if your company has a matching gift program, visit doublethedonation.com/high.

  • Building the endowment is the High Museum of Art’s greatest challenge as well as its greatest opportunity. We invite you to play an essential role in our future growth with an investment in the High Museum.

    Your gift to our endowment:

    • Supports innovative and meaningful exhibitions
    • Elevates the quality of the Museum’s permanent collection
    • Underwrites current expenses for education and programming
    • Provides a legacy of long-term financial security that enables us to accomplish our mission and maintain our ongoing facilities operations

    For further information on endowment gifts or to make a contribution, please contact Allison Chance, Director of Development, at 404-733-4412 or allison.chance@high.org.

  • A bequest is one of the simplest and most popular ways to make a gift and a great way to help the High Museum of Art. By including the Museum in your will, you can help ensure the quality of the Museum’s collections and programs for generations to come. Whether you wish to provide general operating income for the Museum or to support a specific department or program, your bequest expresses your lasting commitment to the High.

    A bequest to the Museum may also help you meet your financial and estate planning goals because it is eligible for an estate tax charitable deduction equal to the entire amount of the bequest.

    For more information about making a bequest to the High, please contact Allison Chance, Director of Development, at 404-733-4412 or allison.chance@high.org.

  • You may donate artworks to the High Museum of Art during your lifetime or by bequest. Donating artwork, a form of tangible personal property, requires special attention at the High Museum. Although a work may be artistically significant, it may not be appropriate for the Museum’s collection. If you are considering donating a work of art to the Museum, you should first contact the curator of the appropriate department:

    African Art 404-733-4399
    American Art 404-733-4443
    Decorative Arts and Design 404-733-4448
    European Art 404-733-4446
    Folk and Self-Taught Art 404-733-4549
    Modern and Contemporary Art 404-733-4451
    Photography 404-733-4455

    Your inquiry is confidential and places you under no obligation. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • The High Museum of Art is the perfect place to explore, create, and discover while learning about art. Educational programs offer innovative learning opportunities for adultsfamiliesteensteachers, and students. The generosity of our donors makes these engaging activities and workshops possible.

    For information about supporting educational programs at the High Museum, please contact Allison Chance, Director of Development, at 404-733-4412 or allison.chance@high.org. For information about participating in our educational programs, please call 404-733-4464.