Summer at the Woodruff

Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon

Family Fun at the Woodruff Arts Center is every Sunday, noon-4 p.m., with activities that include music, crafts, storytime and more. Mark your calendar for these events and find out more at

Toddler Takeover

This arts festival for the very young, birth to age 5, includes six productions of the Alliance Theatre for the Very Young, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Music for the Very Young, and infant and toddler tours, and art-making, at the High Museum. June 3-5. $30 adults, $5 ages 6-12, and free for age 5 and younger.

Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon

Four wooden sculptures in shapes similar to animals or objects will form an outdoor art gallery and play area on Sifly Piazza – kids can climb stairs and slide down the artwork. June 3-Nov. 27. Free.

Summer Kick-Off Party

Celebrate summer and the opening of two exhibits kids will enjoy, Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon and The Rise of Sneaker Culture, with music and breakdancing entertainment. June 10, 7-10 p.m. Party free; refreshments for purchase. $10 High Museum admission to see Sneaker Culture exhibit.

The Rise of Sneaker Culture

Follow the evolution of sneakers from the mid-19th century to present day in this exhibit at the High Museum that includes 155 pairs of sneakers from manufacturers such as Adidas, Converse, Nike, Puma and Reebok and private collectors such as Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Dee Wells of Obsessive Sneaker Disorder. Film footage, interactive media, photographic images and design drawings explore the social history, technical innovations, fashion trends and marketing campaigns that have shaped sneaker culture. June 11-Aug. 14. Free with High admission, $19.50 adults, $12 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and younger.

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