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Rembrandt and the Jewish Experience: The Berger Print Collection

Jepson Center
This exhibition contains 21 etchings by Rembrandt that highlight the artist’s nuanced relationship with Amsterdam’s citizens of the Jewish faith and the keen insights Rembrandt brought to interpretations of Old Testament Bible stories.

Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s

Jepson Center
Exhibition Closed May 2011 Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s features works by 24 artists, including several pioneers and a special section devoted to artists who have lived in San Antonio. When curator David S. Rubin first saw Frank Stella’s 1968 painting Double Scramble, he…

Suzanne Jackson: Five Decades

Jepson Center
We proudly present the first full-career survey and most comprehensive presentation to date for American artist Suzanne Jackson (American, b. 1944). Jackson's lyrical and playful dream landscapes and nonobjective paintings push against any definitions to categorize, and instead rightly define a unique perspective that evolves and sharpens over the course of one’s life pursuits.

If These Walls Could Talk: 200 Years of William Jay Architecture

In the three short years between his arrival from England in 1817 to his departure for Charleston in 1820, William Jay changed the face of Savannah. In a time when many Americans sought to distance themselves from European influence and develop a national character of…

2022 Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture: Elegies

September 22 at 6pm8pm Jepson Center
Telfair presents the annual Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture as a panel discussion with three noted contemporary artists featured in the exhibition, Brittney Leeanne Williams, David Antonio Cruz, and Elizabeth Colomba, in conversation with Monique Long, the show’s curator.

‘Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections’ Virtual Opening Lecture

June 17, 2021 at 6pm Zoom
Join David Ayala-Alfonso, curator of the exhibition, Never Spoken Again, for a discussion of this exhibition that questions the underpinnings of modern collections. Ayala-Alfonso will be joined by two featured artists from the exhibition for this panel.

Telfair Museums hires new executive director/CEO

Telfair Museums has announced the hiring of a new executive director/CEO who will lead its three sites in Savannah starting in 2021.

Acquisition Highlight: Nick Cave Soundsuit

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With the help of our generous donors, Telfair Museums was proud to acquire this important soundsuit from celebrated African American artist Nick Cave. The work was purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Levy, Susan Willetts and Alan K. Pritz, Cathy and…

Telfair Contemporaries

Join Telfair Contemporaries An active Telfair Museums Membership is required for eligibility to join/renew our Member Affinity Groups. Telfair Contemporaries (TC) Membership Levels: $100 TC Member Individual $150 TC Member Dual $250 TC Member Governing $500 TC Member Sustaining …


“a most precious product, very necessary for the use and health of mankind” – William of Tyre, 12th century crusader   Sugar has played an important role in history as a medicine, a spice, a symbol of royalty and wealth, and…