Major Gifts to High Museum


Atlanta’s High Museum of Art has received several major gifts in support of its photography initiatives totaling nearly $4 million. The gifts include $2 million from Donald Keough, the former president of Coca-Cola, and his wife, Marilyn, to endow a permanent curator of photography position; $500,000 from Paul Hagedorn, artist and owner of the Hagedorn Foundation Gallery; $400,000 from the Yellowlees Family to strengthen the museum’s holdings in southern photography; and a major gift from Atlanta-based photographer Lucinda Bunnen to establish the museum’s first dedicated space for photography. Brett Abbott is the current curator of photography at the High, a position that will be named the Donald and Marilyn Keough Family Curator of Photography.