Tickets to see Obama portraits in Atlanta to go on sale

October 9, 2021 GMT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tickets will soon be available for people who want to see portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in Atlanta.

The High Museum of Art is set to host the portraits as part of a five-city tour organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. “The Obama Portraits Tour” will be at the High from Jan. 14 through March 20.

The portrait of the former president was painted by Kehinde Wiley, and the portrait of Michelle Obama was painted by Amy Sherald.

Members of the High will be able to purchase tickets first this Monday through Friday. Museum Pass holders can buy tickets from 10 a.m. on Oct. 18 through 5 p.m. on Oct. 19. Everyone will be able to buy tickets starting Oct. 25 until all the time slots have been reserved.