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Upcoming Events & Programs
October 14 - January 29, 2017
Telfair Museums Photography Exhibition Explores Man
and the Environment

Opening October 14th at Telfair Museum's Jepson Center, a photography exhibition explores the increasingly fraught relationship between human kind and the environment, giving photographic aid to a concern that has reached global significance in recent years. The Watershed: Contemporary Landscape Photography exhibit  displays works that evidence the undeniable impact on the earth, these photographers reveal the landscape as an activated space - one that is imprinted by mankind and marked by social performance.  For more information, please visit

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 1 - 26
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28th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival (SBHF) is a professionally produced, multi-disciplinary festival, and it is one of the many ethnic cultural arts events sponsored annually by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs. The focus of the festival is to present performances, exhibits and activities that attract a broad cross-section of age, socio-economic and ethnically diverse residents in Savannah and its outlying areas as well as visiting tourists. For more information and a schedule please visit us online.

February 3
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Savannah Black Heritage Festival hosts
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble (CPRDE) of Denver, Colo., will return as the featured dance group of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival. CPRDE is internationally esteemed as one of America’s foremost modern dance companies. Under the direction of Cleo Parker Robinson, the ensemble performs a dynamic body of works inspired by the African American experience and is rooted in ethnic and modern dance traditions. The event takes place at the Johnny Mercer Theater located at 301 Oglethorpe Ave, 7:30pm. Admission to the CPRDE performance is free, and tickets will not be distributed this year. Seating is open and will be on a first-come, first-seated basis. For more information click here.