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Upcoming Events & Programs
January 27 - April 23
Nick Cave
Speaker Louder

Telfair Museums presents
Nick Cave, an exploration of art and identity

Nick Cave (American, b. 1959) is an internationally-renowned artist living and working in Chicago. As an artist, an educator, and foremost a messenger, Cave works between the visual and performing arts through a wide range of mediums including sculpture, installation, video, sound, and performance. The exhibition at the Jepson Center features a selection of sound suits made within the last decade, including the installation of a seven-part sound suite titled Speaker Louder. For more information please visit

February 17 - May 14
Wundercamera: Savannah
presented by Telfair Museum of Art

Curated by German-born, London-based photographer Klaus Wehner, Wundercamera has toured museums around the world, and now adds Telfair both as a venue and a subject. In addition to photos of the Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, and Owens-Thomas House, the exhibition includes museums of natural history, historic homes, and other iconic institutions from around the globe. For more information please visit

March 23 - April 8
28th Annual Savannah Music Festival

The Savannah Music Festival (SMF) is dedicated to presenting world-class celebrations of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. For venue information and tickets, please visit

April 11
Lawrence Lecture Reflects on the African American Experience in War

Noted British historian Celeste-Marie Bernier is the featured speaker for the 2017 Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture. Bernier will present the lecture: "’Every Man Were a Man:’ African American Soldier Artists Paint World War I,” at 6pm on April 11 at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center. The lecture is based on Bernier’s book, Suffering and Sunset, in which she painstakingly traces a soldier’s life story of art as a life story of war. The lecture is free and open to the public, sponsored by Telfair’s Friends of African American Arts and the Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture Fund.

April 20
Preview Gallery Talk with
Chief Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

The art exhibition, Kahlil Gibran and the Feminine Divine is a permanent collection of artwork on display at the Telfair Museum of Art. Gibran is best known for authoring, The Prophet, a collection of short, philosophical essays that became one of the top selling books of the twentieth century. Join Chief Curator of Collections of Exhibitions, Courtney McNeil, for a guided gallery talk about this exhibition at 2pm. For more information, please visit

April 21 - 22
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Savannah Asian Cultural Festival
presented by Armstrong State University 

The 21st anniversary celebration of the Asian Cultural Arts Festival features live music and dance from seven Asian countries. This event will take place on the lawn of Armstrong State University located at 11935 Abercorn St. For more information, please visit 

April 22
Free Family Day - Wundercamera
1pm - 4pm
presented by Telfair Museum of Art

Come celebrate our museum by taking time to explore Telfair’s sites and the role the museum plays in our community, while also creating a mini museum of your own. Take lots of pictures, or strike a pose from one of our selected works and have your picture taken! Sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. For more information, please visit