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Due to COVID-19 occupancy restrictions, the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters has reached capacity for today, April 15. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Savannah Scenes Exhibition Guide

Savannah’s waterways, picturesque landscapes, and bustling city life have provided inspiration to visual artists for decades. Since Telfair Museums first opened to the public in 1886, it has nurtured many of these artists by offering art instruction and showcasing temporary exhibitions…

Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography Exhibition Guide

Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography celebrates the diversity of childhood experiences as depicted in photographs from the mid-20th century to the present. Childhood long has been a compelling subject for photographers, who look to distill in an image what it means to…

Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973); Scene design for Pulcinella, about 1920; Watercolor and gouache on paper; McNay Art Museum; Gift of…

Free Family Days

Family Fun at the Jepson Center Family Days at Telfair Museums are fun, educational, and FREE for City of Savannah and Chatham County residents! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Family Days have been expanded to three day Family Weekends to encourage social distancing. We invite our…

Photographer Emily Earl’s Guide to Savannah’s Nightlife

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Written by Emily Earl, Photographer, Co-founder and Executive Director of Sulfur Studios …

William Jay

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The young English architect William Jay designed the Owens-Thomas House, which was built from 1816 to 1819. Today, it is the only example of Jay’s American work that has not been significantly altered in structure, size, or detailing. Jay was the second child and oldest son…

The Sculpture Gallery Fountain

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The Telfair Academy Sculpture Gallery, originally called the Sculpture Hall when the museum opened in 1886, once was filled with plaster casts of sculpture from Greek and Roman antiquity: emperors, philosophers, gods and goddesses, mythological creatures, popes, poets, kings, and military heroes. Over time…

I Have Marks to Make

Jepson Center
For more than two decades, this perennial exhibition has reminded us that art making is for everyone and that art can play a healing role in our lives. The exhibition features work by participants of all…


Jepson Center
This #art912 exhibition by Savannah-based artist Lisa D. Watson explores the encroach­ment of the constructed environment on the natural landscape.
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