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Member Groups

Membership provides you with many additional opportunities to enjoy the unique social, cultural and educational benefits that come with participating in important museum support groups, including Telfair Academy Guild (TAG), Women in Business in TAG (WIBITAG), William Jay Society (WJS), Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society, Friends of the Owens-Thomas House (FOT), and Friends of African American Art (FAAA).

Please note that the costs listed below are in addition to your Individual or Family membership to the Telfair.

TAG Membrship

Telfair Academy Guild / Women in Business in TAG

TAG Membership
In 1976, the Telfair Academy Guild (TAG) was founded by a small group of women whose aim was to support the goals and activities of the Telfair Museums through volunteerism. From a nucleus of about 40 women, the group has grown nearly tenfold. Membership is open to anyone who is a member of the museum, and who is interested in supporting the Guild’s activities.
$25/year
WJS Membership

William Jay Society

WJS Membership
William Jay, an aspiring young architect from Bath, England, came to Savannah in the early 1800s and designed some of the city’s most celebrated homes. At the age of twenty-four, Jay designed the Owens-Thomas House and the home of Alexander Telfair, which is now the Telfair Academy.
Individual: $20
Dual: $30
FAAA Membership

Friends of African American Art

FAAA Membership

The Friends of African-American Arts was established in 2006 to raise public awareness in and to promote the appreciation and development of art created by African Americans. The goals of the group are to increase knowledge and awareness of African-American art and history, to promote the private acquisition of African-American art, to acquire African-American artworks for the Telfair Museums, and to support the mission of the museum.
Individual/Dual: $25/year
FotOTH Membership

Friends of the Owens-Thomas House

FOTOTH Membership

This museum member group is dedicated to supporting the Owens-Thomas House, the elegant house museum and National Historic Landmark building designed by William Jay in 1816. Located on Oglethorpe Square, the site encompasses the main house, urban slave quarters, a carriage house, and a parterre garden created in the mid-twentieth century to replace the original working garden.
$100/year & up
Melchers Membership

Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society

Melchers Membership

The Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society exists to support and promote the expansion of the museum’s permanent collection, and to provide its members with exclusive programs and educational opportunities that enhance their enjoyment and appreciation of art.
$500/year & up