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October 2021

Wag-O-Ween Stop at Jepson Center

October 24 at 12pm5pm Jepson Center

Telfair Museums is excited to be one of the many stops as part of the 2021 Wag-O-Ween event. We are partnering with Chatham County Sherriff's Department, featuring deputies from the K9 unit! Make sure to register for your official wristband and map here.  Be sure to stop by the Jepson Center for a treat, raffle, and paw print activity! For more information about Wag-O-Ween, please visit here.

Telfair Contemporaries Launch Reception

October 26 at 5:30pm Jepson Center

Free and Open to the Public
Pre-registration is required

Telfair Museums is excited to announce the launch of a new affinity group with a mission-based focus to support the growing modern and contemporary collection and exhibitions programs. This group, Telfair Contemporaries, will engage directly with Erin Dunn, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Led by contemporary art enthusiasts, Telfair Contemporaries welcomes anyone with an interest in modern and contemporary art. 

November 2021

Director’s Circle Fine Art | Fine Wine

November 4 at 6pm8pm Telfair Academy

Our guest speaker will be Tom Fontana, former communications and marketing director of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC. Mr. Fontana will speak about the distinguished art works featured in the U.S. Capitol Building’s Rotunda and throughout the Capitol building.

TAG Meeting

November 8 at 10:30am Jepson Center

Johnathan Stalcup of Architectural Tours of Savannah will give the background on the Jepson Center from design through its completion and embrace by the community.

Melchers Society Unveiling

November 9 at 5:30pm6:30pm Telfair Academy

Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society members are invited to celebrate the unveiling of Felix Vallotton’s portrait of society namesake Julius G. Melchers (c. 1885–1886) in the Academy’s Sculpture Gallery and the Melchers purchase of Kara Walker's 'Porgy and Bess' libretto.

Join Telfair Museums and The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)- the Savannah Yamacraw Branch for COMING FULL CIRCLE: From Jim Crow to Journalism, a book lecture by Wanda Llyod.

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours

November 16 at 11am12:30pm Jepson Center

Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. 


November 17 at 5:30pm7pm Jere’s Antiques, 9 N Jefferson St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Check your email for the evite! Jere’s Antiques, has been a major source of supplies for antique auction houses, dealers, designers and individuals.  Jere Myers will be on hand to discuss his business and his ever changing inventory.

This special presentation by military historian Michael Jones centers on research from his award-winning biography 'The Black Prince: England’s Greatest Medieval Warrior' and will forever change your impression of this magnificent painting from Telfair’s permanent collection.

December 2021

Holiday Tree Lighting

December 2 at 5:30pm6:30pm Jepson Center

Telfair Museums is delighted to return to adding a festive flair to the Jepson Center atrium this winter! We hope you’ll help us kick off the holiday season with a tree lighting celebration sparking joy and bringing the community under one roof.

FAAA Candle Making Workshop

December 4 at 5pm7pm

Join FAAA for a candle making workshop with Elondia Harden of Elonwick Candles.

Join Telfair Museums and The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)- the Savannah Yamacraw Branch for From "N Word" to Mr. Mayor: Experiencing the American Dream, a book lecture by former Savannah mayor Otis Johnson.

FOT Christmas Wassail

December 7 at 5:30pm7:30pm Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Join us for our Annual FOT Christmas Wassail at the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. The house will be decorated to reflect the observance of Christmas by the people who lived and worked in the households of the Richardson, Owens, and Thomas families.

February 2022

42nd Annual Telfair Ball

February 26, 2022 at 6pm The Atlantic at JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District, 400 W River Street
Savannah, GA 31401

For thousands of years, the ocean has beckoned mankind. Mysteries swirling, beauty inspiring, sounds soothing, salty air healing–the sea serves as muse to authors and artists alike. Essential to life and stirring emotion, the sea calls us to pay homage to her. In much the same way, we are called to gather in celebration and support of our community through our beloved Telfair Museums.

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