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March 2018

Learn more about the fascinating history and art of Bonaventure Cemetery with a panel of short presentations. Local historian Dr. Christopher Hendricks will provide background on the rural movement, while the exhibition’s curator Harry DeLorme will discuss artists who have worked at Bonaventure and gallerist Susan Laney will explain the making of Jack Leigh’s iconic photograph Midnight. Reception to follow. Members free; non-members $8 Due to limited seating and high demand, online ticket sales have closed. Tickets may be available at…

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).