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Happenings

Frank Stewart's Nexus: An American Photographer’s Journey, 1960s to the Present

Jepson Center
Frank Stewart’s Nexus is the first major museum exhibition of photographer Frank Stewart’s work and centers on his sensitive and spontaneous approach to portraying world cultures and Black life in many forms—including music, art, travel, food, and dance. Organized into thematic groupings, the retrospective traces his explorations of life on the road and the trajectory of his stylistic journey, bringing together a comprehensive visual autobiography through over 100 black-and-white and color images.

Of a Feather: Birds in Art

Jepson Center
This exhibition explores the ways in which birds have captured artists’ imaginations, highlighting works of fine and decorative arts from Telfair’s permanent collection.

Shattered Illusions: Reconsidering Glassware Through the Lens of Care

Jepson Center
Shattered Illusions: Reconsidering Glassware through the Lens of Care examines how upper-class Savannahians in the 19th century used the wealth they accumulated through the exploitation of enslaved and domestic labor to acquire luxurious objects for their homes, in this case glassware.

Retreating

Jepson Center
The eighth annual Boxed In/Break Out features a series of photo collages by Polish American artist, designer, and professor Wioleta Kaminska. Viewers encounter the work as six large-scale, digitally manipulated photographs of merged Icelandic landscapes.

Beyond the Sea: Impressionism and Modern Painting in Europe

Telfair Academy
Highlights from Telfair’s collections, including works by Gari Melchers, Robert Henri, and Frederick Carl Frieseke, show the variety of European scenery and subjects that inspired artists around the turn of the twentieth century.

Events

FOT Garden Party with Emily McCarthy

April 25 at 5:30pm Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
Celebrate spring in sparkling style at this annual favorite event presented by Telfair’s affinity group The Friends of the Owens-Thomas House (FOT) and in collaboration with Emily McCarthy. Enjoy refreshing beverages, delicious treats, music, and a special fashion presentation by Emily McCarthy.

Frank Stewart's Nexus Free Family Day

April 27 at 10am5pm
Free admission for all local residents.* Explore the world of Frank Stewart’s photographs, enjoy family art making, presentations by local photographers and a musical performance offered in collaboration with the Savannah Music Festival.

The Art of Fashion: Jet Shenkman, Eponine London

May 7 at 5:30pm7:30pm Jepson Center
In the latest edition of The Art of Fashion, Telfair hosts celebrated tastemaker, Jet Shenkman. At her family-run, British luxury label Eponine London, Jet’s colorful, idiosyncratic, and elegant style elevates womenswear for timeless pieces that accentuate her high-profile clienteles’ wardrobe—including the Princess of Wales.

Tibetan Monks Create Ceremonial Sand Mandala

May 14May 18 Telfair Academy
Telfair proudly announces the return of the Tibetan monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery to the museum to create a healing sand mandala at the Telfair Academy. The monks last visited Telfair in 2016 and are one of the museum's most frequently requested programs.

Three museums bridging 200 years of art, history, & architecture in Savannah.

Telfair offers a diverse array of contemporary art, fine and decorative art, and authentic Savannah history.
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Telfair offers a diverse array of contemporary art, fine and decorative art, and authentic Savannah history.
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PO Box 10081
Savannah, GA 31412
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