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January 2018

GMCS Home and Collection Tour

January 29 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a tour of the home and collection of Maureen and David Smith in downtown Savannah.

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February 2018

Opening Lecture and Reception: Carrie Mae Weems

February 1 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Opening Lecture and Reception for Carrie Mae Weems' Sea Islands Series, 1991-1992. Members free; non-members $8 Telfair presents a lecture by renowned and influential artist Carrie Mae Weems. Over the past 30 years, Weems has developed a complex body of art employing photographs, text, textiles, audio, digital images, installation, and video. Reception to follow. Due to limited seating and high demand, online tickets to this event are sold out! Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. We…

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Rolling Stone Press: Approaching Abstraction Exhibition Opens

February 2
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Rolling Stone Press: Approaching Abstraction will be on view in the Jepson Center through June 17, 2018. Approaching Abstraction is the first of two exhibitions that will spotlight a portfolio of lithograph prints from the Rolling Stone Press, a professional lithography atelier that operated in Atlanta, GA from 1984 until 2005.

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W.W. Law Lecture

February 8 | 6:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Free and open to the public. In collaboration with the Savannah Black Heritage Festival, the museum presents a conversation with Atlanta-based artist Paul Stephen Benjamin moderated by Rachel Reese, Telfair Museums Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.

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FAAA Annual Members Meeting

February 10 | 3:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Annual meeting of Telfair's member group Friends of African American Arts.

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College Night

February 10 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Telfair Museums presents College Night 2018, a night of art and adventure! College students are invited to explore the Jepson Center after-hours to view new and ongoing exhibitions, create their own artworks, win prizes, and mingle with their peers. Free with valid college ID. Activities include:  Curator-led tours of Telfair’s newest exhibitions: Join our Modern & Contemporary Art curator, Rachel Reese, for a curator-led tour of Paul Stephen Benjamin: Reinterpreting the Sound of Blackness and Carrie Mae Weems: Sea Islands…

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“In The Middle at The Modern” Exhibition Closes

February 11
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Kirk Varnedoe: In The Middle at The Modern Exhibition Closes

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Super Museum Sunday

February 11 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
All Sites

Free and open to the public Explore the exciting work of Carrie Mae Weems’ Sea Islands Series, meet and discover local artists, and create artworks that blend fabric, photography, and text. Investment is provided by the City of Savannah.

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TAG Meeting

February 12 | 10:00 am
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Meeting for member group Telfair Academy Guild TAG coffee at 10am followed by TAG meeting and program in the Jepson Center at 10:30am Guest Speaker: Dr. Emory Campbell of Gullah Heritage Consulting Services Gullah Heritage Consulting Services is one of the leading providers of professional services, products, programs, and consulting regarding the history, culture, and preservation of Gullah Heritage. Dr. Emory Shaw Campbell is the main consultant of this five member firm devoted to helping individuals, organizations, groups, journalists and…

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Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tour

February 15 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Bonaventure Cemetery landscape painting 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

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