High Museum of Art’s Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun Activities (Ticket Giveaway)

After you’ve stuffed yourself with Thanksgiving Dinner and Shopped the midnight Black Friday sales bring your family to the High Museum of Art for some family fun. On Friday November 29, 2013  the High Museum of Art is celebrating the holiday weekend with a family fun event from noon until 5pm.

Bring your little cowgirl and cowboys out and let them learn what skills are needed to survive in the Wild Wild West.  During the mini workshop artisans, crafters, makers and survivalists to demonstrate everything from canning to metalsmithing, hide tanning, and yarn spinning. There will also be lively music.

While you are there be sure to enjoy the exhibit, “Go West!”  that inspired this family event. ”

Buffalo Bill - Strobridge Lithography Company

The Strobridge Lithograph Company, Active Cincinnati, Ohio, 1847-1961, Col. W.F. Cody, “Buffalo
Bill,” ca. 1908, lithographic poster, four color, 57 1/4 x 39 3/8 inches. Buffalo Bill Center of the West,
gift of The Coe Foundation, 1.69.113.

 

The High is the exclusive venue for Go West!, from November 03, 2013 – April 13, 2014. The exhibit features masterpieces and historical treasures drawn from the unparallel collection of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyo.

The exhibition covers 100 years of Western art from 1830 to 1930. The exhibition has 257 objects which include paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs, frontier firearms and rare objects from 19th century Plains Indian life.

For High School Children here is another great event that ties in with the Go West! exhibit

ArTLab: Go West!
Nov. 30; Greene Family Education Center
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At this event, teens can improve their technique and understanding of a particular medium by choosing between a photography class taught by artist extraordinaire Juliana Thomas and a multimedia class taught by artist and all-around good guy, Joe Tsambrias.

Photography: Design an Old West photo shoot, then use natural dyes to put a vintage tint on photographs.

Multimedia: Make block carvings and print “Wanted” posters like those used in the Old West to nab train robbers and horse thieves.

Ticket information: $20 per session. For high schoolers only. All levels are welcome; supplies provided.

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20 comments
Elisabeth
Elisabeth

I would take my younger brother and sister to the High Museum when we had a family pass. Good times! :)

StacieinAtlanta
StacieinAtlanta

I havent been to the High in awhile. My kids would love this exhibit.

Ange
Ange

I need to visit Atlanta, it's for sure on my bucket list.

Angela
Angela

I have never been. This sounds like a great time to check it out.

Jennifer Salter
Jennifer Salter

This sounds like fun! I might have to drag hubby out for a little road trip :)

Janeane Davis
Janeane Davis

It is so nice that the museum has this type of programs to get families together for learning and fun.

Piera
Piera

We haven't been to the High Museum of Art in years, but have been wanting to take Lucas. This looks like a great event!

brett
brett

i would LOVE to go to this museum. sounds like fun!! kind of far from ct tho

Diana C
Diana C

I have showed my kids different famous artists

Melissa
Melissa

So much fun stuff to do! Wish we lived closer!

Kecia
Kecia

We haven't been to the High Museum of Arts, but this sounds like a great event. If we didn't have so much going on Thanksgiving weekend, we would love to check it out.

LaShawn
LaShawn

I love the High Museum. I haven't taken my son there in about 2 years, so it's time to go back!

Yolanda @Seeing It Their Way
Yolanda @Seeing It Their Way

Hmm.. Its been a while maybe last year since my sons have been to an "art" museum. I would love to take them.

Kita
Kita

I have been here over 10 yrs in Atlanta and I have never been shame. I must get there by the end of next year.

Shell
Shell

This looks like such a fun family activity! Wish we had something like that near me!

Cassie
Cassie

I know that there are a lot of stores in the Atlanta area to do Black Friday shopping at so I might say something to my hubs about driving down there to do a little shopping and visiting the museum :)