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January 2018

PULSE Art + Technology Festival

January 17 - January 21
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

  Telfair Museums’ PULSE Art + Technology Festival enters its 12th year with a heady blend of immersive art experiences, lectures, family programs, music, and more. PULSE includes the featured exhibition Radiance (pictured above), a new immersive installation by artists Max Almy, Teri Yarbrow, and Josephine Leong. The exhibition includes mandala-like video installations and a virtual reality experience that allows visitors to enter an interactive field of light. A showcase of recent virtual and augmented reality projects includes Danish artist Jakob…

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PULSE Opening Lecture & Reception

January 17 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Free to members / $8 non-members. PULSE exhibitions open at 5pm. Kick off PULSE with this opening lecture and reception at 6pm. Lecture by Max Almy, Teri Yarbrow, Josephine Leong, and Jacob Kudsk Steensen. Then at 7pm, PULSE favorites the Medeology Collective (Jim Gladman, Alessandro Imperato, Kelley McClung, Matthew Akers) return to present Media Ex Machina, a media sculpture installation/performance in the Jepson Atrium. This sculpture holds a large array of projectors that circulate video imagery, creating a “twisted fun-house of…

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PULSE Student Panel

January 18 | 11:00 am
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Grades 4–12, College Student Panel and Q&A with PULSE artists Max Almy, Teri Yabrow, and Josephine Leong. This event is free to students with valid student IDs and Chatham County residents with proof of residency. Without a valid student or Chatham County ID, regular museum admission is required for entrance.

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PULSE VR Artists Panel

January 18 | 2:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

PULSE VR/AR Artists Panel Discussion with Jakob Kudst Steensen, Wangshu Sun. This event is free to students with valid student IDs and Chatham County residents with proof of residency. Without a valid student or Chatham County ID, regular museum admission is required for entrance.

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Film Screening: Dream Big

January 18 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Free admission. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Who will build the amazing future of our human race? That question sparks a giant-screen adventure unlike any other in Dream Big: Engineering Our World, an epically fun tour of inspiration through the visionary advances made by yesterday’s, today’s—and most thrillingly of all, tomorrow’s—engineers. Throughout human history, engineers have been behind-the-scenes forging an ingenious variety of lifesaving, even civilization-altering, structures, gadgets and gizmos. Narrated by Academy Award® winner…

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PULSE Lightning Tech Talks

January 19 | 11:00 am
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Lightning Tech Talks for Students (grades 4–12). Speakers: Yvonne Jouffrault (Tour Buddy), Malcolm Howard (Project MQ), Aleshia Howell (Codebase) and Carl V. Lewis (Open Savannah). This event is free to students with valid student IDs and Chatham County residents with proof of residency. Without a valid student or Chatham County ID, regular museum admission is required for entrance.

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PULSE Curators’ Tour

January 19 | 2:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

This event is free to students with valid student IDs and Chatham County residents with proof of residency. Without a valid student or Chatham County ID, regular museum admission is required for entrance.

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PULSE: Metropolis-Synthesis

January 21 | 2:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

After taking on classics like Beowulf and the Odyssey, Atlanta-based artists Alessandro Imperato and David Spencer are back to perform a re-interpretation of a modern classic—Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent film masterpiece Metropolis. Using a public domain version of the film, Imperato will employ an analog video synthesizer and digital tools he has developed to remix the film with live visual effects. The result will not be black and white, but a newly reimagined Metropolis with a psychedelic mix of retro-coloration,…

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February 2018

Opening Lecture and Reception: Carrie Mae Weems

February 1 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Opening Lecture and Reception for Carrie Mae Weems' Sea Islands Series, 1991-1992. Members free; non-members $8 Telfair presents a lecture by renowned and influential artist Carrie Mae Weems. Over the past 30 years, Weems has developed a complex body of art employing photographs, text, textiles, audio, digital images, installation, and video. Reception to follow.  

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College Night

February 10 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Telfair Museums presents College Night 2018, a night of art and adventure! College students are invited to explore the Jepson Center after-hours to view new and ongoing exhibitions, create their own artworks, win prizes, and mingle with their peers. Free with valid college ID.

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