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Lecture by Karrie Hovey
January 1, 2014

Lecture by Karrie Hovey

Noted San Francisco-based artist Karrie Hovey undertakes a residency at Telfair Museums to raise awareness of the creative possibilities of recycled materials and to support the City of Savannah’s recycling effort. Hovey has created her art in venues across the U.S. and China, highlighting issues from recycling to endangered species. Hovey transforms humble materials into vibrant gardens, using items such as cast-off packing foam and […]

Marilyn Opening Lecture
January 1, 2014

Marilyn Opening Lecture

Opening Lecture for Marilyn: Celebrating an American Icon by Telfair Museums’ Director and CEO, Lisa Grove. Followed by reception for general membership and guests with paid admission. Includes light appetizers and cash bar for beer and wine.

Marilyn Classics Film Screening: Some Like it Hot
January 1, 2014

Marilyn Classics Film Screening: Some Like it Hot

Billy Wilder’s classic comedy features Marilyn Monroe, who won a golden Globe for Best Actress, as a ukulele-playing member of a female band. Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis play a pair of musicians on the run from a mob boss after witnessing the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. Cross-dressing antics by Lemmon and Curtis are highlights of one of American films’ best comedies. (120 minutes).

Helen Levitt Lecture and Opening Reception
January 1, 2014

Helen Levitt Lecture and Opening Reception

Lecture on Helen Levitt by Jeff Rosenheim, Curator in Charge, Department of Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Followed by reception for members or guests with paid admission. Includes light appetizers and cash bar for beer and wine. For more than seventy years, Helen Levitt (1913-2009) used her camera to capture fresh and unstudied views of everyday life on […]

Marilyn Classics Film Screening: The Misfits
January 1, 2014

Marilyn Classics Film Screening: The Misfits

Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable each gave moving and nuanced final performances in this western drama written by Arthur Miller and directed by John Huston. In the film, Marilyn plays a recent divorcee who falls in with an aging cowboy (Gable), two younger men (Montgomery Clift, Eli Wallach) and a scheme to capture wild mustangs in Nevada. Images taken by Magnum photographers during the filming […]

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December 12, 2013

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Gitanos, Bailadoras and Toreros: Robert Henri’s Spanish Types
November 5, 2013

Gitanos, Bailadoras and Toreros: Robert Henri’s Spanish Types

“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.

Film Screening: “The Eternal Frame”
November 3, 2013

Film Screening: “The Eternal Frame”

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 […]

Providing a Window on a National Tragedy: JFK, Dallas and the Media
November 1, 2013

Providing a Window on a National Tragedy: JFK, Dallas and the Media

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.

Looking at Something: Selected Work by Rafaël Rozendaal
October 22, 2013

Looking at Something: Selected Work by Rafaël Rozendaal

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 […]