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Dec 19, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Christmas 1886 with the Gordons

Nov 20, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014, Exhibits

Step back in time at the Juliette Low Birthplace, beautifully decorated for the holidays. Explore customs during the Victorian era. The table is set for Christmas dinner, the stockings are ready in Mama’s bedroom, and the vintage "Game of Merry Christmas" is out. Come for a taste of Christmas 1886. November 20 - December 30: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Closed Wednesdays, Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24 - 26, 28, 31 including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve. Open November 28 1- 4 p.m.

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A Christmas Tradition

Dec 19, 2014 - Dec 19, 2014, Holiday Event|Theatre

The theatre is transformed into a holiday perfect picture, sharing memories of the Christmas standards that you know and love. Sprinkle in a little comedy and audience participation for the greatest event of the season.

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Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth-Century Paintings from the Johnson Collection

Jul 30, 2014 - Feb 15, 2015, Cultural|Educational|Exhibits

Spanning the years 1810-1896, this exhibition examines the core concepts of the romantic movement as it unfolded in fine art of the American South. Having originated in European literature and art, romanticism found its way to America. The same ideals found in the canvases of the Hudson River School also colored the art of painters who found their inspiration and audience in the South. The works in this exhibition are drawn from the Johnson Collection, founded by George Dean Johnson, Jr. and Susan (Susu) Phifer Johnson of Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Johnsons are passionate philanthropists committed to enhancing the educational environment and cultural vibrancy of their hometown, state and region. Their collection began as an interest in paintings by Carolina artist in 2002, and has since grown to encompass more than eight hundred objects with provenances that span the centuries and chronicle the cultural evolution of the American South.

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Whitfield Lovell: Deep River

Aug 15, 2014 - Feb 01, 2015, Cultural|Educational|Exhibits

Artist Whitfield Lovell is internationally renowned for this thought-provoking portraits and signature tableaux. In the exhibition, Lovell utilizes sculpture, video, drawing, sound, and music to create an environment that fully engages the viewer’s senses and emotions. His art pays tribute to the lives of anonymous African Americans and is universal in its discussion and exploration of passage, memory, and the search for freedom. The multi-media “Deep River” installation converts a 2,500-square-foot gallery into a unique environment, which the viewer enters and experiences as a personal journey. The darkened space, which Lovell designed specifically for the Jepson Center, surrounds the viewer with projected images of a flowing river, as the sounds of chirping birds and the river’s rushing currents fill the air. The center of the gallery contains a massive mound of dirt, strewn with everyday objects seemingly abandoned by past inhabitants of the space.

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Port City: The Savannah Riverfront through Artist’s Eyes

Sep 12, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015, Cultural|Educational|Exhibits

Since the founding of Savannah in 1733, artists have gravitated toward the city’s waterfront. Drawn from local collections, the Library of Congress, and Telfair Museums’ collection, Port City tells the story of the Savannah riverfront as depicted by artists in prints, drawings, paintings, and photographs from the 1730s to the present. Artists have captured the vibrancy of life on this working river, from important historical events to daily life in Georgia’s port city. The exhibition begins with the best-known early image of Savannah - a 1734 engraving that shows General James Oglethorpe’s famous plan for the city taking shape on the bluff above the river. Visitors and residents alike can appreciate the stories that unfold in Port City: The Savannah Riverfront through Artist's Eyes.

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Savannah Collects Exhibition Opening

Oct 03, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015, Exhibits

Telfair Museums has teamed up with local collectors in the greater Savannah area to present Savannah Collects, an exhibit of beloved treasures housed throughout the community. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century silver, furniture, paintings, and prints to modern and contemporary art, Savannah Collects will give members and visitors a chance to see the kind of art their neighbors live with. Lenders to the exhibition have each graciously spared one beloved object from their collections for the duration of the show. While exploring a glimpse into hidden Savannah, visitors will enjoy pondering the concept of collecting art and may feel inspired to start or build their own holdings.

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Ornaments and Keepsakes: Memories in Adornment, 1780-1885

Sep 19, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014, Exhibits

From now through December, the Georgia Historical Society is offering an exhibit on 18th and 19th century jewelry. The small exhibit features several pieces from the GHS collection including brooches, mourning pendants, and pocket watches dating from 1780-1885. This exhibit along with our long-term exhibit, “Revolutionary Georgia, 1765-1787” is on display in the Georgia Historical Society Research Center located in Hodgson Hall and is open to the public during regular hours.

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Skatefest 2014

Dec 12, 2014 - Jan 03, 2015, Holiday Event

Enjoy an afternoon or evening of ice skating under the dazzling lights!

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2014 Festival of Lights: Winter Carnival

Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014, Festivals|Holiday Event|Nightlife|Outdoor Event

This year the Savannah Harbor Foundation Festival of Lights & Winter Carnival will feature a drive through light show around the Hutchinson Island Road Course, a Ferris Wheel and mechanical rides on Bryan Square, Gingerbread Village inside the hotel, Pictures with Santa, Winter Themed "Fun Zone," holiday concessions and fabulous holiday decor around the Resort. The 2014 Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights will be open: Thursdays through Sundays : Friday, November 28 - Sunday, December 14 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Daily : Thursday, December 18 - Sunday, December 28 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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