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June 2017

Artist Applications Due for Art Fair

June 1

CALL FOR ENTRIES  To apply please visit zapplication.org. There is no fee to join Zapp or to create a Zapp account. All artists must submit a $35 non-refundable application fee accompanying entry materials, due to Telfair no later than June 1, 2017. Competition is open to artists 18 years of age or older. For questions, please call 912.790.8864. The Telfair Art Fair promotes the mission of developing awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the arts and serving as a dynamic cultural center…

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William Jay Society Annual Garden Party

June 1 | 5:30 pm
Owens-Thomas House, 124 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31401 United States
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Take a house tour and enjoy libations, hors d’oeuvres, and local art in the Owens-Thomas House garden.

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The Savannah Portrait Society Exhibition Closes

June 4

Juneteenth Lecture

June 8 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Join us for a special Juneteenth lecture that recounts the fascinating story of Reverend Georgia Lisle, an African American preacher who was born enslaved, became a pastor in Savannah, and immigrated to Jamaica, where his
teachings formed the basis of Rastafari faith. Jamaica-based lawyer and scholar Miguel A. Lorne will tell this story that connects Savannah to Jamaica. Lorne is a practicing lawyer, radio broadcaster, former President of the Marcus Garvey People’s Political Party, and founder of Jamaica’s only black-owned bookstore.

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Juneteenth Free Family Day

June 10 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Telfair Museums celebrates Juneteenth, the oldest commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, with a presentation of culture, storytelling, and dance at the Jepson Center. Enjoy storytelling by Jamal Toure and
Queen Quet, and more. Artist demonstrations and hands-on activities will take place in the museum studios.

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Face to Face and Objectified Exhibitions close

June 11
Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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FAAA Summer Social

June 24 | 3:00 pm

Enjoy a members only social hosted by Dr. Peggy Blood, noted Savannah artist and educator. Meet special guests and fellow FAAA members. RSVP required.

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Hattie Saussy Members-Only Opening Lecture and Reception

June 29 | 6:00 pm
Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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John Daniel Tilford, Curator of Collections at Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, will discuss the works of this beloved Savannah artist. Reception to follow.

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Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist opens

June 30
Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Savannah artist Hattie Saussy (1890–1978) pursued her passion for painting from the time of her youth until near the end of her long and productive life. Comprising 38 original works of art selected from 19 private and institutional collections throughout the country, this touring exhibition will constitute the first major retrospective of Saussy’s work in more than 30 years.

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July 2017

Neal Slavin closes

July 9
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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