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March 2018

Bonaventure Historical Society Guided Tours

March 10March 11 Bonaventure Cemetery

Free, donation suggested. Saturday, March 10 | 2pm Sunday, March 11 | 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm

Bonaventure Painting Workshop

March 24 at 8amMarch 25 at 5pm Bonaventure Cemetery

SOLD OUT This two-day workshop will show the beginner-to-intermediate artist two approaches for plein air oil painting in one location. There will be eight contact hours of instruction each day with demonstrations. This workshop will focus on the simple things that can make a big difference in your paintings. The instructor will discuss the effects of light on color, selecting subject matter for painting, the importance of shadows for value contrast, simple compositions to bring the viewer into your painting,…

#art912 Artist Talk with Adolfo Alvarado

March 29 at 6pm Jepson Center

Savannah-based artist Adolfo Alvarado will present a discussion of his #art912 exhibition Grounded, on view at the Jepson Center. This event is free and open to the public.

April 2018

Boxed In/Break Out Artist Talk & Reception

April 19 at 6pm Jepson Center

Savannah-based artist Ron Longsdorf will present a discussion of his exhibition A sense of home. This event is free and open to the public.

May 2018

Telfair presents an opening lecture by David Campany, co-curator of The Open Road and the author of the accompanying catalog. Campany is a writer, curator, and artist whose work is focused primarily on photography. He is a winner of an Infinity Award from the International Center for Photography. Reception to follow. Members free / non-members $8 Pre-registration required, space is limited.  

June 2018

Curator’s Tour of Savannah Families Abroad

June 15 at 2pm3pm Telfair Academy

Telfair Curator Shannon Browning-Mullis will lead a tour of highlights from the exhibition Savannah Families Abroad: the Consumption of Culture in the 19th Century. Members free / non-members with museum admission

Making Waves: A Community Conversation

June 15 at 6pm8pm Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Savannah, GA 31401 United States

This Savannah community conversation about the pollution of our waterways is moderated by Pam Longobardi. There will be a screening of Straws, a 2017 documentary by director Linda Booker (32 min).

Human Considerations is the second exhibition to spotlight a portfolio of lithographic prints from the Rolling Stone Press, a professional lithography atelier that operated in Atlanta from 1984 until 2005. The founder, Wayne Kline, worked with regional and national artists to produce hand-printed, limited editions of each artist’s vision. Human Considerations will celebrate artists in the portfolio such as Beverly Buchanan, Howard Finster, and Stefanie Jackson, who used descriptive imagery to tell a broader story about humanity

July 2018

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tour

July 19 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center

Join us for this special tour of Savannah Families Abroad: the Consumption of Culture in the 19th Century. Our youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us! $5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $12

August 2018

Free Family Day: The Open Road

August 4 at 1pm4pm Jepson Center

Free and open to the public! Celebrate the end of summer with free family activities celebrating the great American road trip. Contribute to a map of summer travels, make an end-of-summer postcard, and talk to prominent local photographers about their work and travels.

Telfair Academy closed for maintenance

August 5August 11 Telfair Academy

Telfair Academy will be closed the week of August 5−11, 2018 for scheduled maintenance. We appreciate your patience as we take this time to preserve our historic site.

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tour

August 16 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center

Join us for this special tour of Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America.

Savannah Families Abroad: Lecture and Reception

August 16 at 6pm Telfair Academy

Join Shannon Browning-Mullis, Curator of History and Decorative Arts, for a talk that examines the travels of 19th-century Savannahians relating to the exhibition Savannah Families Abroad: the Consumption of Culture in the 19th Century. A reception will follow.