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Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

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.

BLOW UP Free Family Day with Activities

Jepson Center

Hands-on artmaking and inflatable art demonstrations from 1–4pm. Telfair offers a back-to-school family event with inflatable fun and art activities based on the museum’s exhibition Blow Up: Inflatable Contemporary Art!

#art912, CONVERGENCE Reception

Jepson Center

Join us for an exciting evening to celebrate local art and artists! CONVERGENCE is an #art912 survey exhibition that brings together more than 40 works from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection from recent or current Savannah-based artists.

Archival Silence: African American Funeral Programs

Join us for a pre-recorded viewing on how collaborations between a community-based organization and a university library can work together to develop an online archive of searchable African American Funeral Programs.

Archival Silence: Closing Gaps in African American History in Bulloch County, GA

Willow Hill Heritage & Renaissance Center 4235 Willow Hill Rd,, Portal, GA

Join Telfair Museums and the Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center for Archival Silence: Closing the Gaps in African American History in Bulloch County, Georgia. Dr. Alvin Jackson will present more than thirty years of research and documentation of the untold stories of slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow, Black Migration and integration in Bulloch County while highlighting the value of oral history interviews, collecting funeral programs, DNA, and digital technologies.

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

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.

Director’s Circle Exhibition Preview and Reception: Gothic Soul

Jepson Center

Complimentary cocktail reception with light hors d’œuvres at the Jepson Center in the Judy and Richard Eckburg Atrium. Our speaker will be Dr. Kailani Polzak, assistant professor of history of art and visual culture at UC Santa Cruz.

Featured Artist Workshop with Patrick Saunders

Jepson Center

The painted still life tells a story through the composition and the elements represented, requiring a balance of spontaneity and accuracy, a perfect subject to practice adding energy and excitement to all your paintings. Learn about choosing a subject, composition, values, color temperature, simplification, how to start, and when to stop. Each day will include a full demonstration followed by opportunities to create multiple paintings, with frequent one-on-one instruction.

2022 Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture: Elegies

Jepson Center

Telfair presents the annual Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture as a panel discussion with three noted contemporary artists featured in the exhibition, Brittney Leeanne Williams, David Antonio Cruz, and Elizabeth Colomba, in conversation with Monique Long, the show’s curator.