“Savannah’s Favorite Frenchman: The Visit of the Marquis de Lafayette, March 1825,” a lecture by Martha Keber, with a book-signing to follow.Find out more »
Join the noted art collector Jordan D. Schnitzer for an inside look at the works In Living Color. Mr. Schnitzer’s passion for collecting post–World War II American art grew from his first purchase at age 14 to a collection that now includes more than 8,000 works by American masters.Find out more »
Telfair Museums celebrates the opening of three new exhibitions in a joint lecture by Telfair curators. Tania Sammons, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Historic Sites, will lecture on a broad
array of collection objects related to the drinking of beverages from tea and coffee to wine and beer. Courtney McNeil, Curator of Fine Arts and Exhibitions, will lecture on the art of Anne Taylor
Nash and other work by female artists active in Savannah between 1920 and 1960.
The Jepson Center Eckburg Atrium will house a monumental inflatable sculpture by acclaimed Parisian artist Anne Ferrer. Titled Hot Pink, the huge biomorphic work was originally commissioned by the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia, for that museum’s light-filled atrium. Ferrer is noted for her colorful, sensuous, and playful sculptures, which have been shown in venues ranging from the Pompidou Centre in Paris, to La Paz, Bolivia, to a recent large-scale work for the Houston Public Library.Find out more »
Don’t miss this exciting lecture by Rodney Mims Cook Jr., a noted architect, preservationist, and President of the National Monuments Commission, and Duncan Sandys, a great-grandson of Winston Churchill. Join us for a rare glimpse into the life of the great British prime minister and his family, art, and connections to Georgia. Free to members or with museum admission. A reception will follow the lecture, which is sponsored in part by the Telfair Academy Guild.Find out more »