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David Gumbs: From Dust to Gold

Jepson Center
This exhibition represents the first U.S. solo exhibition by Caribbean artist David Gumbs, featuring immersive, interactive digital installations and drawings. Gumbs is a multi-disciplinary artist from the island of Saint Martin, currently based in Martinique

Artist David Gumbs in Conversation with Anne-Solene Bayan, Assistant Curator

(3 min read)
After experiencing David Gumbs’ immersive installations and drawings on view at Telfair Museums—all featured as part of the artist’s first U.S. solo exhibition, David Gumbs: From Dust to Gold (on view at the Jepson Center until July 18, 2021)—I became intrigued by his work…

PULSE Virtual Opening Artist Lecture by David Gumbs, live from Martinique

January 27, 2021 at 6pm7pm Zoom
Join us for a lecture by featured artist David Gumbs on his multidisciplinary art practice. Gumbs will show and discuss examples of his past and current projects including interactive installations, performance and large scale projects. Register…

PULSE Virtual Artists Tech Talks for Students with David Gumbs

January 28, 2021 at 11am12pm Zoom
David Gumbs will present an informal talk for students focusing on his journey and development as an artist. Open to students grades 4 through college by registration. Register Now…

Director’s Circle Art Spotlight Lecture Series: ‘The Art of Curating a High-Tech Exhibition’

June 9, 2021 at 5:30pm Zoom
On June 9, Telfair's Senior Education Curator Harry Delorme will present a fascinating talk on the history of PULSE, the process of curating such an enormous project, and give a behind-the-scenes look at the current PULSE exhibition From Dust to Gold by Caribbean artist David Gumbs.

Telfair Museums Receives Donation of Works by American Photographer Bruce Davidson

SAVANNAH, GA (December 17, 2018) Telfair Museums announced the acquisition of 347 photographs by photographer Bruce Davidson (American, B. 1933). This anonymous gift is a transformational addition to the museum’s permanent collection by a world-renowned photographer whose work is in significant museum collections across the…

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…

Bruce Davidson: Face to Face

Jepson Center
Curated from Telfair Museums’ collection of 348 photographs by Bruce Davidson, this retrospective presents an overarching yet intimate look at his expansive career.

Curators’ Choice

Since Telfair Museums opened its doors in 1886, its collection has grown from one mansion and its contents (including a modest collection of family paintings, sculptures, and furniture) to more than 7,000 works of art and three distinct buildings. This exhibition, based on the exciting…

Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections Exhibition Guide

In the year _______, the German scientist ________________ was commissioned by ________________ to conduct a study of New World lands and species. Driven by his passion for science and his thirst for discovery, he covered a territory greater than the distance between France and China…
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