From magnificent theaters and museums to unique galleries and a rich music history, Georgia has a thriving arts & cultural scene. High Museum of Art – Atlanta
High Museum of Art is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. With over 11,000 works of art in its permanent collection, the High provides visitors from Atlanta and the region with a diverse, broad selection of art that comprises 19th and 20th-century American works, European paintings, decorative arts, African art, African-American art, photography, modern and contemporary art.
Booth Western Museum- Cartersville
You don’t have to be a fan of Gene Autry or Roy Rogers to enjoy the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville. Sure, cowboys and Indians are the main attraction here. But while the museum’s main gallery focuses on the American West, other permanent exhibits of Civil War art, presidential portraits and letters, and cinematic memorabilia make this museum a treasure of Americana.
The Savannah College of Art and Design
The Savannah College of Art and Design exists to prepare talented students for careers in the visual and performing arts, design, the building arts, and the history of art and architecture. The college has locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia, and in Lacoste, France. As part of the college’s mission, SCAD sponsors several annual events for the enrichment of students, community members and visitors. These events include the Savannah Film Festival, the Sidewalk Arts Festival, and the Sand Arts Festival, among many others. The college is also home to several exhibition spaces that feature rotating displays in an array of media. The majority of the college’s exhibitions are free and open to the public.
The Telfair Museum of Art – Savannah
The Telfair Museum of Art traces its history from 1886 when the Telfair family home opened to the public as an art museum and school. It now boasts three diverse sites — the original building, the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, a National Historic Landmark building; the Owens-Thomas House, also a National Historic Landmark; and the Jepson Center for the Arts, a contemporary building which houses 20th- and 21st-century art.