Collections consist of more than 15,000 pieces and include 19th and 20th century American and decorative art, significant European pieces, modern and contemporary art, photography, African art and folk art. The High also collects works by Southern artists.
Award-winning architecture by Richard Meier (1983) and Renzo Piano (2005).
In collaboration with artists and designers, the High Museum has developed interactive and immersive installations for the campus’s central Sifly Piazza each summer since 2014. These installations, which are freely accessible to the public, aim to make the campus more open and welcoming to the community.
The Museum Guide: High Museum of Art: Selected Works from the Collection
125 photographs explore the influence of the South in the artist's work
In-depth look at the artist's ever-expanding disciplines including fashion, architecture, music, and design
Site-specific installations create participatory environments by six international designers and design teams
Some 30 paintings and 32 works on paper, from 1996 to today
Some 30 collages re-create the original presentations in 1978 and 1981
100+ works attest to his prescience for the future of the photographic medium
Reveals the diversity of makers (women and men, famous and obscure) and uses of works on paper in 19th-century America
North Carolina-based photographer on how the region is seen and imagined by contemporary visual storytellers
Sculptures of Gold Coast castles and forts that were holding pens for Africans sold into slavery