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Enjoy free weekends for locals through August 28! Counties included: Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina)
*excludes Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Please Note: Joe's at the Jepson will be closed Thursday, 8/11 through Sunday, 8/21. The café will re-open on Monday, August 22.
Please Note: The Telfair Academy will be closed from 8/22-8/26. The Academy will resume operations on Saturday, 8/27.
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Félix Vallotton (Swiss, 1865 –1925); Julius G. Melchers, c. 1885–1886; oil on canvas; museum purchase with funds provided by the Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society in honor of Courtney McNeil, 2021.12

On November 9th, we will unveil the recently purchased portrait of Gari Melchers by Félix Vallotton. We will also have the opportunity to celebrate another Melchers purchase, Kara Walker’s Porgy and Bess libretto and additional lithographs. The new Chief Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs Alex Mann will be joining us.

Given the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this event is subject to change. If you have any questions or would like to bring a guest, please contact Calli Laundré at 912.790.8807 or