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October 2017

ART PAPERS Live: A Conversation with Triple Candie

October 21 | 3:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Free and open to the public. What value do museums place on art objects, and how does that affect what they choose to exhibit? How in turn does that affect how you value objects, and what you learn and how you behave in a museum? These were questions raised in Kirk Varnedoe’s first major exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1990, and they are central to Triple Candie’s curatorial practice, which avoids fine art completely and reduces all…

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November 2017

Lecture: Conservation and Restoration at the Owens-Thomas House

November 13 | 5:30 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Free and open to the public. A lecture by Buildings Curator Sonja Wallen presents the Owens-Thomas House as an evolving example of historic preservation and the various approaches and treatments used in its material preservation throughout the home’s nearly 70 years as an historic house museum. A reception sponsored by the Friends of the Owens-Thomas House will follow.

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#art912, Avanguardia: Artist Talk and Reception

November 16 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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Free and open to the public. Savannah-based artist Lisa D. Watson (American, b. 1967) discusses her exhibition Avanguardia, which explores the encroachment of the constructed environment on the natural landscape. Avanguardia is part of Telfair Museums’ #art912 initiative, a dedicated platform to showcase the work of Savannah artists.

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December 2017

I Have Marks to Make Exhibition Reception and Opening

December 10 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
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For more than two decades, this perennial exhibition reminds us that art making is for everyone and that art can play a healing role in our lives. The exhibition features work by participants of all ages from Telfair’s outreach to local organizations and from community.

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