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Telfair in Bloom

April 14, 2016 - April 17, 2016


April 14 – 17
Telfair Academy and Jepson Center

Telfair Academy Guild presents the inaugural Telfair in Bloom, a vibrant festival of art and flowers. Featuring work by local designers, this three-day event will transform the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy through floral interpretations of iconic Telfair artwork. Using glorious, fresh flowers to interpret Telfair’s collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts, these designers will open up a whole new way of seeing the museum, proving that not all art is in a frame! For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Adam Cohen at 912.790.8864 or cohena@telfair.org.

Platinum Sponsor: The Bouchillon Ham and Dekle Group, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, The Village on Skidaway Island; Media Sponsor: Savannah magazine.



Exhibit open to members and with regular museum admission.
Friday | 1-5pm (Telfair Academy opens at 10am)
Saturday | 10am-5pm
Sunday | 12-5pm


An Evening in Bloom

Thursday, April 14, 6:30–8:30pm
Telfair Academy
Tickets $85
Online ticket sales closed. Tickets may be available. For inquiries, please contact Carrington Woods at 912.790.8866.

Guests will preview the lavish arrangements and paired artworks, while also enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres created with a floral touch.


Lecture by Lindsey Taylor and Luncheon in the Garden

Friday, April 15, 10:30am
Jepson Center
Tickets to the lecture and luncheon $75
Lecture-only tickets $50
Patron tickets $125, includes priority seating for the Lecture/Floral demonstration and recognition in the program

Manhattan-based garden designer, floral stylist, and writer Lindsey Taylor will present a lecture and floral demonstration, entitled The Art of Inspiration: Surprising Ways of Seeing Art in Blooms. Taylor has served as garden editor at Garden Design and Martha Stewart Living, and is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal “Off-Duty” section and T: The New York Times Style Magazine. She co-founded the Evergreen Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to urban renewal and greenspaces in Toronto, her hometown. Her presentation will be followed by a Luncheon in the Garden, a uniquely flower-filled repast.


Lecture and Café à la Rose

Saturday, April 16, 10am
Jepson Center
Tickets $35
Reserve your tickets online  »

Local cinema lecturer Keller Jones will share her insights and enthusiasm for flowers in film in a presentation, Magnolias, Roses and Dahlias: The Power of Flowers in Film. Enjoy one last chance to view the flowers while enjoying tea and scones, Café à la Rose, and floral scented treats. Children’s activities for young budding artists will also be going on throughout the day.


TIB sponsors as of 3.14.16



April 14, 2016
April 17, 2016
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Jepson Center
207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States