Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America Virtual Exhibition TourFrom the rise of America as a world superpower after WWII—and with it, a distinctly individual and identifiably “American” approach to artmaking—to the proliferation of technologies that homogenize American culture today, artists have always been at the forefront of social response. Complex Uncertainties is an evolving exhibition grounded by works in Telfair’s modern and contemporary collection that sheds light on these responses and reveals some of the ways in which historic events challenge artists to explore unknowns, construct narratives, and react to power.
Interpreting Slavery at Historic SitesA panel of museum and history professionals joined us at the Jepson Center for a conversation about interpreting slavery at historic sites, including why this work is important and how to ensure that we do it responsibly.
200 Years of William Jay ArchitectureArchitectural historian Robin Williams examines William Jay’s Savannah buildings and how they changed the landscape of our city.
Owens-Thomas House Virtual Field Trip
Learn about the complexities of slavery and freedom in antebellum Savannah through the lens of the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. This interactive tour offers insight into the connections between the institution of slavery and the global economy with elements like primary source letters and images, navigable maps, videos, and virtual walking tour.
This resource was developed in partnership with GPB Education.