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February 2019

WJS Lovers’ Last Look at Monet to Matisse

February 7 at 5:30pm Jepson Center

This event has been canceled.

Super Museum Sunday

February 10 at 12pm4pm Telfair Museums

View the exciting work of the French Impressionists, discover how a mansion became an art museum, and explore new interactive displays that tell Savannah’s history at Telfair Museums on Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday! All three Telfair sites (Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters) are participating in the Georgia Historical Society's event, and are offering free admission from 12–4pm. Click here for a full list of participating museums and a map of their locations. We anticipate large crowds…

TAG Meeting

February 11 at 10am

Guest Speaker: Celeste-Marie Bernier, Personal Chair in English Literature, Professor of Black Studies, University of Edinburgh

W. W. Law Lecture

February 13 at 6:30pm Jepson Center

A historian, preservationist, aesthete, and community activist will share civil rights leader W. W. Law's impact and legacy in Savannah. Presented by the Savannah Black Heritage Festival in partnership with Telfair Museums. Free admission.

Art Start: Zooming Out

February 21 at 10:30am 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.

39th Annual Telfair Ball

February 23 at 6pm11:59pm Forsyth Park

Telfair Ball takes on a grand scale in 2019!

Habersham Portrait Unveiling and Lecture

February 27 at 6pm Telfair Academy

This portrait has just completed extensive conservation and is now ready to be displayed at the museum! After the unveiling, professor Jonathan Bryant will discuss Richard Wylly Habersham's remarkable career and his family members who are featured in the portrait.

March 2019

Katherine Sandoz: katniss Artist Talk

March 3 at 3pm Jepson Center

Join artist Katherine Sandoz for a discussion of her site-specific installations at the Jepson Center.

Melchers Society Collection Tour

March 7 at 6pm Downtown Savannah

Members of the Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society are invited to tour the home and collection of Judy Byck.

TAG Meeting

March 11 at 10am

Guest Speaker: Andrea Sachs, Executive Director of SCAD Fashion Design and Atlanta Exhibits

A special preview of Rembrandt and the Jewish Experience for our Director's Circle members! Lecture by Dr. Shelley Perlove followed by dinner at Elizabeth on 37.


March 13 at 5:30pm

SCAD professor, Yves Paquette, uses a wide range of materials in his ever-evolving sculptural installations, which are usually dominated by ceramic objects.

Sponsored by Telfair Academy Guild. Tickets are sold out for the Rembrandt Members-Only Lecture and Reception. Due to limited seating and high demand, online ticket sales have closed. Tickets may be available at the Jepson Center front desk starting at 5pm. We strongly recommend all pre-registered members be in their seats by 5:45pm. Waitlisted seating may be available to unregistered members on a first come, first served basis. We suggest arriving early to secure a seat. Once the auditorium reaches…

Rendezvous with Rembrandt

March 20 at 5:30pm7:30pm Jepson Center

Join us for refreshments and entertainment at 5:30pm followed by an exclusive, after-hours look at Rembrandt and the Jewish Experience: The Berger Print Collection. Ticket Price: WJS member: $10 Non-WJS member: $20 advance, $30 at the door Online ticket sales have closed. Tickets must be purchased at the door.  For more information, contact Calli Laundré at 912.790.8807 or