Juneteenth Free Family Day
Telfair presents its observation of Juneteenth with two major programs celebrating freedom and African American history and heritage. The museum’s Juneteenth Kickoff Free Family Day will feature performances and activities including a libation ceremony followed by story-telling, artist demonstrations, and a musical performance.
Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tour
Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.
Juneteenth Lecture by Queen Quet
Telfair Museums is pleased to present an evening lecture in celebration of Juneteenth by Queen Quet, who will discuss land ownership among Gullah/Geechee people in the coastal South. Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine is a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian, columnist, preservationist, environmental justice advocate, environmentalist, film consultant, and “The Art-ivist.” She is the founder of the premiere advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition.
Age of Armor Members Reception & Lecture
Who made the armor, who wore it, how well did it work—and how did it come to be in Savannah half a millennium later? Join Jeffrey L. Forgeng, curator of The Age of Armor, as he takes you on a personal journey through highlights of the exhibition and the centuries of human stories forged into the steel of these objects.
Joining Telfair Museums introduces you to a fascinating world of art, architecture, history, and culture. And it also benefits the community.