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The Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters will be closed from 10:00am–1:00pm on February 29 for school programming. The site will be open to the public with guided tours from 1:00pm–4:00pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Join Telfair Contemporaries

An active Telfair Museums Membership is required for eligibility to join/renew our Member Affinity Groups.

Telfair Contemporaries (TC) Membership Levels:

$100 TC Member Individual
$150 TC Member Dual
$250 TC Member Governing
$500 TC Member Sustaining

Telfair Museums launched Telfair Contemporaries in 2021 with a mission-based focus to support the growing modern and contemporary collection and exhibition programs.

TC members share an enthusiasm for meeting contemporary artists in their studio environments and are committed to developing awareness, understanding, and appreciation of modern and contemporary art. Members enjoy exclusive programs and educational opportunities, including studio visits with contemporary artists in Savannah and the region, day trips to attend exhibitions, and possible national travel opportunities. Their memberships raise funds to support lectures, artist opportunities, exhibition publications, and acquisitions for the expanding collection.

TC benefits include:
• Subscription to Telfair Contemporaries quarterly e-Newsletter
• Invitations to select private previews of Telfair exhibitions and programs
• Curator-led tours of contemporary exhibitions
• Invitations to regional studio visits
• Invitations to contemporary artist lectures with opportunities to meet the artist
• Group travel opportunities



Nick Cave (American, b. 1959); Soundsuit, 2012; mixed media including beaded and sequined garments, fabric, metal, and mannequin; museum purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Levy, Susan Willetts and Alan K. Pritz, Cathy and Philip Solomons, Diane and Ed Schmults, Pamela L. and Peter S. Voss, Jan and Lawrence Dorman, Friends of African American Arts, Dr. William Goldiner, Dr. David M. Hillenbrand, Rosaleen Roxburgh, Ted and Linda Ruby, Marti and Austin Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Young, and the Jack W. Lindsay Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2017.6.a-b

Upcoming Events

Join us for these exciting Telfair Contemporaries events!

Lunch & Learn Collectors’ Tour of Frank Stewart’s Nexus

March 21 at 11:45am Jepson Center
Telfair Museums members are invited to learn about collecting the work of and building a relationship with an artist. Speakers will include Ruth Fine, Susan Laney, Dr. Walter O. Evans, and Rob Gibson.
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