High Museum of Art
Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street North East, Atlanta 30309 Driving directions
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Tue-Sat 10am-5pm (Fri 9pm), Sun noon-5pm

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The jewel in the Woodruff Arts Center's crown is this striking contemporary structure (1983, Richard Meier) covered with white porcelain-enamelled steel panels. Rodin's sculpture The Shade, a gift from the French government, presides over the front lawn. Inside, the permanent collection (approximately 14 000 works) includes a splendid anthology of 18C, 19C and 20C American art, as well as European paintings and a fine collection of African art.

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    169 m - Peachtree Street North East / 16th Street, Atlanta
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    709 m - Peachtree St NW 1516, Atlanta 30309

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