Los Trompos & Friday Night Lates at The High Museum

Rendering of “Los Trompos.”Image courtesy of designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.
Rendering of “Los Trompos.”Image courtesy of designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.

On view April 24 through Nov. 29, 2015, “Los Trompos” will create a destination outside the Museum where patrons can enjoy recreation, social interaction, performances, art-making activities and special events co-organized with local partner institutions.

For the unveiling on Friday, April 24, the High invites visitors to opening night festivities from 6 to 9 p.m., which will be free and open to the public and will include a DJ spinning music on the piazza and food and drink for purchase. Admission to the Museum is half-price beginning at 4 p.m. on April 24.

As part of its Friday Night Lates series during the run of “Los Trompos,” the High will present evening programs on the piazza on the first and third Friday of each month. The programs will feature performances, live music and more from Atlanta arts organizations and colleagues at The Woodruff Arts Center (Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Arts for Learning). The High will also collaborate with The Institute of Mexican Culture to present family programming on the piazza on Sunday afternoons.

Now we had spoke of this installation a few months ago. We gave you the heads up on when it was coming and its grand debut. But now they’ve partnered with other organizations to really make this a one-of-a-kind outdoor experience:

  •  May 1 – The Atlanta Opera
  • May 15– Theater Argo
  • June 5–Theater Argo, Dad’s Garage
  • June 19– Dad’s Garage
  • July 17– Ben Coleman, musician and sound designer
  • Aug. 7– Ben Coleman, musician and sound designer
  • Aug. 21– Atlanta Ballet’s Wabi Sabi
  • Sept. 4– The Atlanta Opera
  • Sept. 4– The Object Group
  • Sept. 18– The Object Group
  • Oct. 2– T. Lang Dance
  • Oct. 16– T. Lang Dance

All programming is subject to change. For an up-to-date schedule of events, visit www.high.org. The more days pass, the more awesome this is becoming 😀

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