Telfair Museum of Art

Closed: Legal Holidays.

Facilities: Architecture (Regency mansion, 1819 designed by English architect William Jay);

Educational Facilities; Galleries: Shop.

Activities: Concerts; Education Programs (adults and children); Films; Gallery Talks; Guided Tours; Lectures; Permanent Exhibits; Temporary Exhibitions.

Telfair Museum of Art Photo Gallery



Publications: blogs.

The oldest art museum in the Southeast, the Museum is housed in a Regencv-style mansion bequeathed by Mary Telfair to the Georgia Historical Society in 1875. The Museum presents artwork from its permanent collection, period rooms, temporary exhibitions and traveling shows. The permanent collection contains examples of American Impressionism by Frederick Frieseke, Childe Hassam. and Gari Melchers; Ash Can School paintings by George Bellows, Robert Henri, and George Luks; European paintings; and decorative arts, including a Philadelphia suite of maple furniture and pieces by Duncan Phyfe and Thomas Cook. There is also a collection of casts of classical sculptures in the Louvre and the Vatican and other Roman collections.

Statesboro Georgia Southern University – Gallery

Facilities: Exhibition Area.

Activities: Guided Tours (by appointment): Temporary Exhibitions (8/year).

Publications: gallery calendar (annual).

The Gallery features temporary exhibitions of contemporary artwork by faculty and students. Also of possible interest on campus, the Betty Foy Sanders Art Collection, featuring the art and artists of Georgia, is housed in the Henderson Library.

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