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Join Cyndi Sommers, Telfair’s Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, for a fascinating look at the history of sugar, the social and societal change brought about by this product, and how it impacted the decorative arts.

Lecture is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited.

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For more information, please contact Calli Laundré at 912.790.8807 or laundrec@telfair.org.

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Sugar

Jepson Center
Explore the sweet culinary habits of Savannahians in this fun exhibition dedicated to the consumption of sugar in the port city. Using furnishings and portraits from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection, this unique display gives visitors a glimpse into humans’ connection to sugar and its complicated history. Porcelain and silver were shipped from Europe and beyond into the Port of Savannah, providing the elite of this city with purchasing options far surpassing those of any inland towns of the 19th century.
exhibition

Sugar

Jepson Center
Explore the sweet culinary habits of Savannahians in this fun exhibition dedicated to the consumption of sugar in the port city. Using furnishings and portraits from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection, this unique display gives visitors a glimpse into humans’ connection to sugar and its complicated history. Porcelain and silver were shipped from Europe and beyond into the Port of Savannah, providing the elite of this city with purchasing options far surpassing those of any inland towns of the 19th century.
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