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October 2019

‘Midnight’ Masquerade in the Mansion

October 18 at 8pm Telfair Academy

Don your masks for a momentous night of revelry in the beautiful, historic Telfair Academy for its 200th anniversary! This year’s theme of our annual soirée is Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, a celebration of the city’s notorious characters and the novel’s intrigue.

November 2019

A Whale of a Party

November 1 at 6pm8pm Jepson Center

Come celebrate Summon the Sea! with musical entertainment, culinary fare, and an exclusive opportunity for a viewing of the exhibition.

Members free / non-members free with museum admission.

Art Market Mega Trends Lecture & Luncheon

November 4 at 11am2pm Jepson Center

Featuring Evan Beard, National Art Services Executive with Bank of America Private Bank

DC Preview Dinner: Summon the Sea!

November 6 at 5pm Jepson Center

Join us in the Jepson Center for cocktails followed by a presentation on contemporary artist Frank Stella and his use of Moby-Dick as muse.

Telfair presents Dr. Robert K. Wallace, who will discuss connections between the novel Moby-Dick and visual art with a concentration on the work of Frank Stella. Wallace is Regents Professor of English at Northern Kentucky University, a noted scholar of Herman Melville and author of the book Frank Stella’s Moby-Dick: Words and Shapes. Wallace conducted extensive interviews with Stella, chronicling the artist’s 12-year project exploring Moby-Dick, including works featured in the Summon the Sea! exhibition. Register Now » Sponsored by…

Summon the Sea! Free Family Day

November 9 at 1pm4pm Jepson Center

Free and open to the public!

TAG Meeting

November 11 at 10am Jepson Center

Speaker TBA.

Art Start: Summon the Sea!

November 14 at 10:30am11:30am 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. This month’s featured exhibition is Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick. Come play and learn with us! $5 per child Adult members free / Adult non-members $12 Register Now »

Savannah-based artist William Kwamena-Poh will present a discussion of his #art912 exhibition The Journey is Mine: Chapter One, on view at the Jepson Center. This event is free and open to the public.

GMCS Home & Collection Tour

November 19 at 6pm Ford Plantation

Melchers Society members are invited to a Home and Collection Tour of Jackie and Stephen Rabinowitz.

TAG at Night

November 20 at 5:30pm Savannah Art Association Gallery, 232 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401 United States

Wine reception begins at 5:30pm followed by the program. The Gallery on Chippewa is one of two galleries that the Savannah Art Association manages, the other being the Savannah Hilton Head Airport Gallery. The association is excited to welcome TAG’s members and guests for a meet and greet with many of their exhibiting artists ranging in media from painting to leathercraft. Christina Taylor, owner of Dreamcat Studio, will provide an overview of the Art Association and its function toward arts…

December 2019

Art Fête

December 3 at 6pm8pm Telfair Academy

Join us for an evening of local artists’ works benefiting the 2020 Telfair Ball! Enjoy cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres while selecting from over 50 works of art for sale to add to your personal collection. Half of the art sales will go directly to the artist, and the other half will benefit the Telfair Ball.

Fine Art | Fine Wine

December 5 at 6pm8pm Telfair Academy

Telfair’s annual Fine Art | Fine Wine event thanking high-level donors features an art-based lecture followed by a specially curated wine tasting with delicious food pairings. This year’s guest speaker will be Karen Haas, Lane Curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Hass will discuss iconic American photographer Ansel Adams. Her lecture will juxtapose some of Adams’ most iconic photographs of the western United States with those of a number of contemporary artists who carry on themes…

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