Telfair Museum of Art
121 Barnard Street Savannah GA
Distance from hotel: 14.9 mi
Phone: (912) 232-1177
The Telfair Museum of Art located at 121 Barnard St in Savannah, GA is sure to inspire both young and old alike. Open year round (excluding major holidayÕs) from 10AM to 5PM, admission gives you access to the three sites for one week from the date of purchase. With both permanent and rotating collections, be sure to check often for what is currently on display.
Founded in 1883 the museum is made up of three building. Each building houses a collection that corresponds to when it was built. This concept allows a variety shows great diversity showcasing everything from 19th and 20th century American and European art, to the art of today. The landmark Jepson Centre was designed by internationally acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie. With a diverse calendar of events and very positive word-of-mouth reviews, the Telfair Museum of Art is a popular destination for both art aficionados and those who prefer a more casual approach.
Besides taking in the beautiful collections on display, you can become an active participant by checking out the classes on offer. There are classes for everyone from toddlers to adults, as well as many family events. Be sure to call ahead to ensure availability.