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Please be advised that Telfair Museums recognizes the Savannah Safe Pledge and the reinstatement of the Savannah/Chatham County mask mandate. Masks are required for visitors and staff at all three of our museum sites.

Joe's at the Jepson Cafe will stop serving food today, July 29th at 2pm for a scheduled event.

Event Spaces & Pricing

Make Your Next Event a Masterpiece Telfair Museums is home to two historic sites and one contemporary art museum. These architecturally significant buildings become stunning venues for a variety of special events. Book two of our venues for one event and receive a 20% discount on…

Launching Savannah’s Art Scene: Founders of The Savannah Art Club Exhibition Guide

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Savannah Art Club, Telfair presents this exhibition of work by and about the founding members of the club, including local favorites such as Lila Cabaniss, Anna Hunter, Mary Comer Lane, Juliette Gordon Low, Christopher…

Telfair Academy Audio Tour

Listening Station 1: Telfair Family History   https://www.telfair.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Listening-Station-1-Final.wav   Welcome to the Telfair Academy. Alexander Telfair commissioned English architect William Jay to design this home for his family in 1817. You are standing in the double…

Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision Exhibition Guide

Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision traces the early 20th-century footsteps of noted Telfair art advisor Gari Melchers (1860–1932) as he traveled the country and the globe identifying remarkable examples of the avant-garde art movement and giving them a…

Group Tours

Telfair Museums is pleased to offer visitors to Savannah group tours at special rates. Please see below for more information and contact us if you have any questions.   Self-Guided Group Tours Groups can independently browse the permanent collection and special exhibitions at the Jepson Center and Telfair…

State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

Jepson Center
The works presented in State of the Art are created by working artists who strive to find innovative ways to engage and connect with viewers on a personal level. Telfair Museums presents 40 of the original 102 exhibiting artists, who were selected by the Crystal…

An Interview with Rachel Reese: Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

(20 min read)
By curatorial intern Treasure Flavors July 19, 2018 This summer, I’ve been working in the curatorial department at Telfair Museums as an intern, specifically on the forthcoming 2019 retrospective on artist Suzanne Jackson (American, b. 1944) titled Five Decades under the supervision of Rachel Reese…

Protected: Art with the Pros: Sketchbooking

While everyone is scrambling to create work-from-home schedules for themselves as well as their kids, don’t forget to schedule in some time to make…

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…

Complex Uncertainties Exhibition Guide

From the rise of America as a world superpower after WWII—and with it, a distinctly individual and identifiably “American” approach to artmaking—to the proliferation of technologies that homogenize American culture today, artists have always been at the forefront of social response. Complex Uncertainties is an…
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