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March 2020

TAG Meeting

March 9 at 10am Jepson Center

Courtney McNeil, TM Chief Curator & Deputy Director - Collecting Impressionism exhibition from the permanent collection

FOT Day trip to Kingsley Plantation and Cummer Museum / Jacksonville

March 10 Cummer Museum of Art, 829 Riverside Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32204 United States

Join FOT a for a day of history and fun! Kingsley Plantation features original cabins that housed enslaved people engaged in agricultural labor, offering a fascinating opportunity to explore the differences between urban and rural slavery. Enjoy lunch and a private tour of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens with a focus on their fabulous Meissen porcelain collection.

Fashion Icons: Brilliant Styles

March 12 at 6pm Jepson Center

Fashion historians Harold Koda and Caroline Rennolds Milbank will present a visual exploration of brilliant style - from the inevitable and iconic "Best Dressed" (Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Babe Paley, Marella Agnelli ) to more unexpected and idiosyncratic examples of women in the arts. 

Art Start: William Kwamena-Poh

March 19 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 The Journey is Mine, Chapter One, an #art912 exhibition of paintings by Savannah-based artist William Kwamena-Poh. Come play and learn with us! Come play and learn with us! $5 per child Adult members free…

Director’s Circle Preview

March 25 at 5:30pm Jepson Center

Telfair Museum invites our Director's Circle members to a pop-up lecture by Courtney McNeil, Chief Curator & Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, followed by dinner at Local 11ten.

April 2020

Art Start: Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision

April 16 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 Collecting Impressionism: Telfair's Modern Vision. Come play and learn with us! $5 per child Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Join us for an evening lecture and reception that will offer deeper insight of our 'Progressive Regression: Examination of a 19th Century Art Museum' exhibition. The 19th century saw the proliferation of museums across the United States and Europe.  These institutions were designed around enlightenment principles, encouraging observation and objective reasoning to explore and understand the natural world and philosophy.  As such, they contained departments that included multiple fields in the arts and sciences.  What we think of as art…

‘Collecting Impressionism’ Free Family Day

April 18 at 1pm4pm Jepson Center

From more than 7,000 works in the museum’s permanent collection, Telfair presents 'Collecting Impressionism,' including some of the finest paintings in the United States. Children and families will be invited to create their own miniature Impressionist works and go on a scavenger hunt throughout the exhibition. Local artists will be on hand to lead plein air painting demonstrations in front of the museum, and local musicians will provide a program of Impressionist music in the auditorium at 2pm. Investment is…

FOT Garden Party

April 28 at 5:30pm Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Annual membership party for our member engagement group Friends of the Owens-Thomas House (FOT) featuring great food, drink, and frivolity in the beautiful parterre garden. The house will be open for tours during the event.

September 2020

Travel with Telfair: Washington, D.C.

September 21September 25

Director’s Circle members are invited to join Telfair Museums on a cultural arts adventure this fall.

October 2020

Director’s Circle members are invited to join Telfair Museums on a cultural arts adventure this fall.

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