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Sep 172014

micasasucasa highWant to explore the High Museum of Art on the Cheap? Take advantage of a discount ticket deal (or, even better, free admission) to the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, no coupon code required.

The deals:

1) Fulton County residents & students get in free from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month; valid ID required. The next free day is Saturday, October 4, 2014. Plus, Bank of America cardholders get the free admission on the first full weekend of the month (discount applies to cardholder only).

2) During Friday Night Lates, you can get half-off admission every Friday from 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Even better: The half-price admission deal is valid for Friday Night Music Remix, too, which takes place on the third Friday of the month & showcases live music by artists of all genres. The September 19, 2014, concert features an evening of jazz with Joe Gransden. Bonus deal: While they last, $19 buys one ticket to Friday Night Music Remix and one ticket for a return visit (any time until October 26) OR $35 buys two tickets to Friday Night Music Remix and two tickets for a return visit (any time until October 26), thanks to a deal on Living Social.

3) During SWAPtember, if you show your membership card for a participating Atlanta attraction (Zoo Atlanta, Carlos Museum, Tellus, Georgia Aquarium, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta History Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, & more), you’ll save $5 on admission OR $10 on a membership to The High. The deal is valid through September 30, 2014.

4) Saturday, September 27, 2014, is Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! If you sign up online & bring a Smithsonian Museum Day Live! ticket with you to The High (or show it on your smartphone), you’ll get free admission for two on September 27.

5) On Sundays & Tuesdays, all active & veteran military personnel as well as their immediate family members will receive free admission to The High Museum of Art & free parking in the Woodruff Arts Center deck with proof of service. Proof of service includes valid military, retiree, military/retiree dependent identification card or a DD Form 214 (Report of Separation).

6) Other ongoing discounts: Zoo Atlanta members save $3 off adult admission or $10 off a membership. If you have a PBA Advantage card or an ASO or Alliance Theatre subscriber card, you’ll save $3 off admission. ARTSCard members get $2 off admission.

7) If you’re planning to visit multiple attractions in Atlanta, take advantage of the Atlanta CityPASS to save almost 50% on admission to five Atlanta-area attractions. The Georgia Aquarium ticket includes a Deepo Pass with Expedited Entry, Deepo’s 4-D theater, and the Dolphin Tales show (based on availability). The World of Coca-Cola ticket includes admission, the 4-D theatre, and a free keepsake bottle from the museum. Other attractions included are Inside CNN Studio Tour, Fernbank (includes IMAX, too) OR High Museum of Art, and Zoo Atlanta (includes All-Rides Wristband) OR Atlanta History Center. It’s valid for nine days, and if you plan it right, you’ll have two full weekends + the weekdays in between to get to all of the attractions.

Curious about what you’ll see while you’re there? Here are a few of the current & upcoming exhibitions at The High:

  • On view through November 2, 2014: Painter’s Painters: Gifts from Alex Katz
  • On view through January 4, 2015: Top Drawer, a selection of drawings from four of the museum’s curatorial departments
  • On view through January 2015: Wynn Bullock: Revelations
  • On view September 28, 2014-January 18, 2015: American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution
  • On view October 11, 2014-January 18, 2015: The Forty Part Motet by Janet Cardiff
  • On view October 18, 2014-January 17, 2015: Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections
  • On view October 25, 2014-January 11, 2015: Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
  • On view October 25, 2014-January 11, 2015: Make A Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral
  • On view November 15, 2014-June 7, 2015: Gordon Parks: Segregation Story

The High Museum of Art is located at 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta.

Bonus: On select days, you can head out for Mi Casa, Your Casa Performances on Sifly Piazza. Here’s the lineup:

Friday, September 19-Thursday, September 25:

  • WonderRoot art installation: Lightworks with artist Kevin Byrd

Friday, September 26:

  • 7:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.: CORE Performance Company presents the World Premiere of the site-specific dance/performance “a home is a home is a home”

Friday, October 3:

  • 6:00 p.m.: Eddie’s Attic Singer/Songwriter Night

Friday, October 10:

  • 7:00 p.m.: T. Lang Dance presents “Post Up: Alone in Your House,” a collaboration with composer John Osburn and video interactive engineer Deigratia Daniels

Saturday, October 18

  • 2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.: CORE Performance Company and Association Manifeste present the World Premiere of “Je Suis/I am,” a dance/performance piece for public spaces

Friday, October 24:

  • 7:00 p.m.: T. Lang Dance presents “Post Up: Alone in Your House,” a collaboration with composer John Osburn and video interactive engineer Deigratia Daniels

Friday, October 31-Sunday, November 2:

  • Closing weekend with Instituto de México celebrating Day of the Dead

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Aug 232012
Free & Cheap Admission to The High + Jump Up: A Teen Night on August 25, 2012

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From 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2012, Jump Up: A Teen [more]