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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.

The exhibition Curators’ Choice based on the exciting, new publication Telfair Museums: Curators’ Choice (2021), is an opportunity to celebrate key pieces from the museum’s varied collection. These selected objects—such as the striking sugar basket created by the English female silversmith, Hester Bateman, or Frederick Carl Frieseke’s riotously colorful painting, The Garden Umbrella—shed light on the museum’s unique history and collecting practices.

You are the Curator!
Imagine you are collecting pieces of art for your museum collection. Consider the meaning the piece will have within your collection and to your audience. Select the piece of your choosing, and explain why you have decided to collect this piece.

Take the Survey

Curators’ Choice is organized by Telfair Museums and curated by Anne-Solène Bayan, Assistant Curator.

Investment is provided by:

The City of Savannah, the Georgia Council for the Arts, and Terra Foundation for American Art

Additional support provided by:

Inge A. Brasseler

Mailing Address
Telfair Museums
PO Box 10081
Savannah, GA 31412
Phone Number
912.790.8800
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