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Museum News

Owens-Thomas House Closed for Annual Cleaning
Katja Loher: Beeplanet
December 18, 2014

Katja Loher: Beeplanet

A featured exhibition for the 2015 PULSE Art + Technology Festival will focus on the work of the Swiss-born artist Katja Loher, a leader among the next generation of video artists. Loher’s work takes video out of conventional modern contexts and into wall-mounted video portals and hand-blown glass bubbles. By peering into these orbs, viewers enter a parallel universe of performances […]

Visual Blues
December 18, 2014

Visual Blues

The art scene in Harlem from 1919 to approximately 1940 provided a creative haven for African Americans and encouraged a melding of art, music, literature, and poetry, giving rise to the term “Harlem Renaissance.” The Visual Blues explores the rich interaction between the visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance and the wealth of blues and jazz music emanating from the Deep South and moving north. […]

Closed on Christmas & New Year’s
Holiday Membership Discounts!
December 15, 2014

Holiday Membership Discounts!

Fifth Third Bank and Telfair Offer FREE Admission to Military & Family
In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking
October 18, 2014

In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking

From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation Andy Warhol (1928–1987) depicted the world with the volume turned up. Employing a seemingly endless palette, his work has challenged our perceptions of popular culture, politics, and consumerism for more than fifty years. Warhol was the central figure of American pop art, a movement that emerged in the late […]

Cheers!
September 18, 2014

Cheers!

From tea pots to punch bowls, explore the world of drinking in this fun exhibition dedicated to objects used for the consumption of tea, wine, coffee, punch, beer, cider, and chocolate. This unique display will give visitors a glimpse into our past drinking habits, using items from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection. Featuring practical articles, such as wine siphons, as well […]

Savannah Collects
August 25, 2014

Savannah Collects

Telfair Museums has teamed up with local collectors in the greater Savannah area to present Savannah Collects, an exhibit of beloved treasures housed throughout the community. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century silver, furniture, paintings, and prints to modern and contemporary art, Savannah Collects will give members and visitors a chance to see the kind of art their neighbors live […]

Port City: The Savannah Riverfront through Artists’ Eyes
August 25, 2014

Port City: The Savannah Riverfront through Artists’ Eyes

Since the founding of Savannah in 1733, artists have gravitated toward the city’s waterfront. Drawn from local collections, the Library of Congress, and Telfair Museums’ collection, Port City tells the story of the Savannah riverfront as depicted by artists in prints, drawings, paintings, and photographs from the 1730s to the present. Artists have captured the […]