Free, donation suggested. Saturday, March 10 | 2pm Sunday, March 11 | 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm
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,…
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.
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.
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
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
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
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 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.
Join us for this special tour of Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America.
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.