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May 2017

Generation Opening Panel Discussion and Reception

May 25 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Telfair presents a discussion moderated by Rachel Reese, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, featuring Sawsan AlSaraf, Tamara Abdul Hadi, and Sundus Abdul Hadi. Reception to follow.

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June 2017

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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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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July 2017

I’m Trying To Tell You Artist Talk and Reception

July 27 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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O’ Hara received her Masters of Fine Arts in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2015 and her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from Point Park University in 2013. She currently serves as adjunct Professor of Digital Video and curator/manager of the FAB gallery within the Fine Arts Department at South Carolina State University.

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August 2017

Rodin Members-Only Opening Lecture and Reception

August 31 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Thursday, August 31 Lecture, 6pm; Reception, 7–8pm Members only; FREE Reserve your tickets  »

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September 2017

Rodin: Inspired by Beethoven lecture and luncheon

September 25 | 10:30 am
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Former Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation fellow and musicologist Olivia Mattis, PhD, will explore the inspiration Rodin derived from the music of Beethoven. Lunch to follow at Jepson Center.

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