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Back-to-School Guide: What’s on for Teachers at the High

From free days to seminars and membership discounts, there’s something for all our wonderful teachers to enjoy at the High!

By Eva Berlin, Digital Content Specialist, High Museum of Art

Welcome back, teachers! We know it has been such a tough year for you, and we want to say thank you for everything you do. We sincerely hope this new school year will be better than the last.

As you get back into the swing of all things school, take a look at what’s coming up for our educator friends at the High. Read on for a list of upcoming teacher events, resources, and discounts.

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Teacher Appreciation Days
We are pleased to offer free days for educators to enjoy special exhibitions and learn more about the programs and resources we offer teachers. It’s our way of saying “thank you!” to our school and community educators.
Educators and one guest receive free admission!

August Teacher Appreciation Day (Aug. 28, 2021)
March Teacher Appreciation Day (Mar. 26, 2022)

Teacher Seminars
Join us for job-embedded professional learning workshops for Pre-K­–12 educators, with virtual options available.

Fall Teacher Seminar: Contemporary Georgia Artists (Oct. 2, 2021)
Spring Teacher Seminar: Design Thinking, STEAM, and Empathy (Mar. 5, 2022)
Seminars by Appointment

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Teacher’s Lounge
On the last Tuesday of every month, join School and Teacher Services staff for a virtual deep dive into one work of art in the High’s collection. Look closely, make connections, and build meaning alongside fellow educators!

Check here to see all upcoming educator events — including monthly Teacher’s Lounge events!


Membership Discount
Teachers receive $15 off our most popular membership levels! Call Member and Guest Services at 404–733–4575 (Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.) to redeem this offer.

Exclusive offer for school teachers and administrators, homeschool parents, and community educators. May not be combined with other discounts. Offer ends 12/31/2021.

Shop Discount on Teacher Appreciation Days
Teachers receive a 20% discount in the High Museum Shop during Teacher Appreciation Days on August 28 and March 26! Just ask for the teacher discount and show your teacher ID.

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Access tons of free videos, virtual tours, and lesson plans on the Teacher Resources page! Explore the resources online using filters for subject matter and grade level.

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