The Coast / Savannah

Telfair Academy

121 Barnard St.
Savannah, GA 31401

912-790-8800
  • Telfair Academy

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  • Owens-Thomas House Veranda

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  • The Jepson Center for the Arts

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  • Rotunda Gallery

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  • The Jepson Center for the Arts interior

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  • The Owens-Thomas House

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The Telfair Museum of Art traces its history from 1886 when the Telfair family home opened to the public as an art museum and school. It now boasts three diverse sites -- the original building, the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, a National Historic Landmark building; the Owens-Thomas House, also a National Historic Landmark; and the Jepson Center for the Arts, a contemporary building which houses 20th- and 21st-century art. Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie, the 64,000-sq. ft. Jepson Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art museum facility. It features expanded gallery spaces, expanded educational resources, much-needed art storage facilities, sculpture gardens, an auditorium, café and museum store. Over the years the Telfair has become an invaluable confluence of arts, culture and history that reaches out to its audience through a diverse schedule of exhibitions and programs. Among the city's most-visited attractions.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $12

    Children Under 5 Free

    Members $0.00

    Students (K-College) $5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Telfair in Bloom

    Telfair in Bloom

    04/14/2016 - 04/17/2016

    Telfair Academy Guild presents the inaugural Telfair in Bloom, a vibrant festival of art and flowers. Featuring work by local designers, this three-day event will transform the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy through floral interpretations of iconic Telfair artwork. Using glorious, fresh flowers to interpret Telfair's collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts, these designers will open up a whole new way of seeing the museum, proving that not all art is in a frame!

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