“Gitanos, Bailadoras and Toreros: Robert Henri’s Spanish Types,” a lecture by Holly Koons McCullough, former Telfair Director of Collections and Exhibitions. Light reception to follow.
For California art collectives T.R. Uthco and Ant Farm, the iconic event that signified the ultimate collusion of historical spectacle and media image was the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963. This restored video begins with an excerpt from the only filmed record of Kennedy’s assassination: Super-8 footage shot by Abraham Zapruder, a bystander on […]
On the eve of the anniversary of the JFK assassination, Telfair presents a lecture by Dr. Bruce Mallard, who will discuss the assassination and the role of the media in public perception of the event. Dr. Mallard is an instructor of Political Science at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
This extended installation originally organized for the 2014 PULSE Art and Technology Festival features the work Rafaël Rozendaal. A Dutch-Brazilian artist based in New York, Rozendaal introduces himself as “a visual artist who uses the internet as his canvas.” The first artist to sell websites to private collectors, Rozendaal attracts international attention for his ability […]
Spanish Sojourns closed on March 9, 2014. Spanish Sojourns is the first museum exhibition dedicated to the Spanish paintings of Robert Henri (1865-1929), one of the most influential American artists of the early 20th century. A leading proponent of the urban realist style that characterized the art of the Ashcan School, Henri was widely celebrated […]
To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy this November, Telfair Museums presents Warhol/JFK: November 22, 1963, a thought-provoking exhibition that explores the events of that defining moment in history from the perspective of one of America’s most important modern artists, Andy Warhol. On view are two bodies of […]
“The Spanish Element in Our Nationality: Rethinking the Creation of American Identity in the Late Nineteenth Century,” by M. Elizabeth Boone, Professor of History of Art, Design and Visual Culture at the University of Alberta, Canada. Light reception follows.
Showcasing a selection of everyday treasures from the Huntington Museum of Art’s Touma Collection, Allure of the Near East features over 70 objects from a broad geographical area including the Middle East, Turkey, Indian sub-continent, North Africa, and Europe and range in date from the 1st through the early 20th centuries. Various media showcase the […]
Telfair Museums is pleased to present a major exhibition exploring the rich influence of New York on its permanent collection. New York Accents will include dozens of decorative and fine art objects from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection dating from the early 19th century to the present. To access a guided tour on your mobile device, […]