The High Museum of Art has announced that it will reopen to its members and frontline workers free of charge with a valid ID from Tuesday, July 7 through Friday, July 17. The museum, located in Midtown, will then reopen to the general public on Saturday, July 18.

“We are so excited to welcome back museum visitors in July!” a spokesperson for the museum said. “We hope you continue to stay safe and healthy until then and that you continue to stay connected with the High through our online resources and social media initiatives.

“Our staff has worked tirelessly during this time to find safe and accessible solutions for reopening, following local, regional, and federal recommendations,” she continued. “We will continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 situation and on June 23 will share a comprehensive plan outlining the new health and safety measures we will be implementing to responsibly open the museum and provide a safe and welcoming environment for our members, visitors, and staff.”

Exhibitions on view when the High opens on July 7 include Paa Joe: Gates of No ReturnThe Plot Thickens: Storytelling in European Print Series and Pioneers, Influencers, and Rising Voices: Women in the Collection.

The Museum will reopen with revised hours to accommodate necessary sanitation protocols. The updated hours of operation are:

  • Tuesday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 12 noon–5 p.m.

For continued updates on the High’s reopening procedures and online ticketing, visit

The High Museum of Art has announced that it is beginning the first major reinstallation and renovation of the collection galleries since the High’s transformative expansion in 2005.

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