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The Telfair Academy will be closed Sept. 16–22 for annual maintenance. The Jepson Center and the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters will remain open during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
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October 2019

Inside/Out: Telfair Academy

October 2 at 6pm8pm Telfair Academy

In celebration of 200 years of architecture, join us for an examination of the interior and exterior of the original Telfair Mansion, highlighting the changes that made the home into a museum in the 1880s.

Members free / non-members free with museum admission.

Gallery Tour and Book Signing with Suzanne Jackson

October 13 at 3pm5pm Jepson Center

Join artist Suzanne Jackson for a closing tour of her retrospective Five Decades and pick up a signed copy of the exhibition's catalog!

TAG Meeting

October 14 at 10:30am Jepson Center

Authors Sandy Underwood and John Duncan will discuss their book, The Showy Town of Savannah: The Story of the Architect William Jay.

Melchers Society Home and Collection Tour

October 15 at 6pm8pm Historic District

Members of the Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society are invited to tour the beautiful home and collection of Fran and Hue Thomas!

Art Start | Tea for Two: British and American Tea Traditions

October 17 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! 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. This month’s featured exhibition is Tea for Two: British and American Tea Traditions. Come play and learn with us! $5 per child Adult members free / Adult non-members $12 Register Now »

‘Midnight’ Masquerade in the Mansion

October 18 at 8pm Telfair Academy

Don your masks for a momentous night of revelry in the beautiful, historic Telfair Academy for its 200th anniversary! Presented by Telfair’s William Jay Society, this year’s Masquerade in the Mansion brings a unique Savannah theme to the annual soirée: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, a celebration of the city’s notorious characters and the novel’s intrigue while masked merrymakers mingle, dance, and explore Telfair’s original building in all its spooky splendor.

November 2019

A Whale of a Party

November 1 at 6pm8pm Jepson Center

Come celebrate Summon the Sea! with musical entertainment, culinary fare, and an exclusive opportunity for a viewing of the exhibition.

Members free / non-members free with museum admission.

Art Market Mega Trends Lecture & Luncheon

November 4 at 11am2pm Jepson Center

Featuring Evan Beard, National Art Services Executive with Bank of America Private Bank

DC Preview Dinner: Summon the Sea!

November 6 at 5pm Jepson Center

Join us in the Jepson Center for cocktails followed by a presentation on contemporary artist Frank Stella and his use of Moby-Dick as muse.

Telfair presents Dr. Robert K. Wallace, who will discuss connections between the novel Moby-Dick and visual art with a concentration on the work of Frank Stella. Wallace is Regents Professor of English at Northern Kentucky University, a noted scholar of Herman Melville and author of the book Frank Stella’s Moby-Dick: Words and Shapes. Wallace conducted extensive interviews with Stella, chronicling the artist’s 12-year project exploring Moby-Dick, including works featured in the Summon the Sea! exhibition. Register Now » Sponsored by…

Summon the Sea! Free Family Day

November 9 at 1pm4pm Jepson Center

Free and open to the public!

TAG Meeting

November 11 at 10am Jepson Center

Speaker TBA.

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