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High Museum extends 'Dream Cars'; new Museum of Design exhibit focuses on graphic design


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High extends ‘Dream Cars’ one week

The High Museum of Art announced Monday that is extending its popular exhibition “Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas” one week, through Sept. 14. Featuring concept cars, along with conceptual drawings and scale models, by automakers such as Ferrari, Bugatti, Porsche and General Motors, the show has drawn more than 130,000 visitors since opening May 21. The High also announced that it will be open on Labor Day (Sept. 1) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with special ticket discounts, and that hours will be extended on "Dream Cars'" closing weekend: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 12, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 14. The museum also will host two “Hoods Up” days, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1., during which guests may view the engines of three cars. 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.high.org. HOWARD POUSNER

Graphic design in spotlight at MODA

The Museum of Design Atlanta has opened “AIGA 100: A Century of Design,” with a reception planned 7-9 p.m. Aug. 21 ($30).

The exhibition is a retrospective of a century of graphic design developments from the organization founded in 1914 as the American Institute of Graphic Arts. It features work by top designers including Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser and Stefan Sagmeister.

$10; $8 seniors, military and educators; $5 ages 6-17 and college students. 1315 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-979-6455, museumofdesign.org. HOWARD POUSNER


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