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Considered one of the most influential contemporary artists, Carrie Mae Weems (American, b. 1953) has continued to explore the African American experience throughout her career. Weems became interested in the unique Gullah-Geechee culture found on the Sea Islands off the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina while studying folklore in graduate school at the University of California, Berkeley,...

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Paul Stephen Benjamin (American, b. 1966) is a conceptual artist whose work is a meditation on the color black, specifically as an entry point into discussions of identity, race, and masculinity. Benjamin creates multilayered and large-scale sculptures and video installations, incorporating history, text, and popular culture. This solo presentation at Telfair Museums will be the artist’s...

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When the world gets urban, the South gets Southern. That’s one way to sum up Scenic Impressions: Southern Paintings from the Johnson Collection, which tells the visual story of shifting stylistic trends in the 19th and early 20th centuries, when Savannah artists of their day often found themselves working in contrast to the increasing mechanism of Europe. Their focus on Tonalism,...

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#art912, Avanguardia

Feb 24, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

Avanguardia, an exhibition by Savannah-based artist Lisa D. Watson (American, b. 1967), explores the encroachment of the constructed environment on the natural landscape. Watson uses 95 percent reclaimed materials in her artmaking to keep her ecological footprint small. Her environmentally-conscious practice amplifies the exhibitions primary concerns: that modern conveniences demanded by a...

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Drawing on Flannery O'Connor's letters concerning a writer's ear as well as selections from her short stories, Diane Cantor will provide examples of why O’Connor’s precise and surprising use of descriptive words makes her writing authentic, original and enduring. Diane Cantor is the author of The Poisoned Table and When Nighttime Shadows Fall.    This event, which is part of the Flannery...

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Learn more about the fascinating history and art of Bonaventure with a panel of short presentations. Local historian Dr. Christopher Hendricks will provide background on the rural movement, while the exhibi­tion’s curator Harry DeLorme will discuss artists who have worked at Bonaventure and gallerist Susan Laney will explain the making of Jack Leigh’s iconic photograph Midnight. Reception...

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Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend

Mar 02, 2018 - Mar 03, 2018

The Second Annual Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend will be held on March 2, 3, 2018. Sonny Seals, author of Historic Rural Churches in Georgia, is the featured speaker at the kickoff luncheon in the Chatham Club on Friday. Enjoy lectures, a live auction, and tours of historic museum houses. Meet celebrity TV stars and appraisers, and have your own treasures appraised. To benefit the...

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Folk to Fine Arts Festival

Mar 02, 2018 - Mar 03, 2018

Join us for the seventh annual gathering of regional artists displaying and selling works ranging from folk to fine art during an exciting Friday & Saturday at the Folk to Fine Arts Festival. Come enjoy a variety of booths featuring a wide array of folk and fine art in various different mediums. The event will be held at the Civic Center on State Street in historic downtown Commerce,...

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Steeped in art and history, Bonaventure Cemetery is one of Savannah’s most scenic locales, attracting visitors since the early 19th century. Drawn from Telfair’s and others’ collections, this exhibition includes paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture inspired by or connected to the cemetery. Museum members free/non-members general admission.

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The public opening for fine artist Stephen Wilson's newest series Shine A Light When It’s Gray Out will be held at Charlotte’s New Gallery of Modern Art on March 2, 2018. The opening will also serve as a book signing for the release of Wilson’s first cohesive art book. With installations at Nordstrom SouthPark as well as galleries and museums across the United States Shine A Light marks...

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Scenes of the South

Pia Camil Public Art Performance

Savannah Book Festival

Gullah Market and Celebration

Hearts for Heroes Gala

Lyn Avenue EP Release

Hearts for Healing Gala

Savannah Classic Cars Grand Opening

Pin Point's Art and Oysters

Two of our favorite things: art and fresh seafood!

Geek-End Weekend

Where will you find th creators, money makers, and artsy-tartsy types of the low-country all hanging out in one space? Only at Geek-End Weekend.

Southern Coast Heart Ball

Are we all making sure our Valentine's Day hearts are anatomically correct?! This past weekend was the 21st annual Southern Coast Heart Ball and we got that healthy blood flow going!
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