Podcasts from October 2015

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Impressionism Exhibit Shines New Light On Telfair Favorites

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Courtney McNeil, Curator of Fine Arts and Exhibitions at Telfair Musems, talks about the exhibit “Monet and American Impressionism.” The exhibit presents four works by Claude Monet, six Impressionist works from the museums’ permanent collection and scores of traveling pieces that all highlight the art of Impressionists in the United States.

Book Explores Campus, Savannah History

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Erik Brooks, author of “Tigers in the Tempest: Savannah State University and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” talks about the school’s 225 year history. He connects campus activities with larger events in the equality movement. And he isn’t afraid to delve into internal struggles on campus.

Images Explore Black History, Identity

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Artist, historian and writer Deborah Willis of New York University talks about the intersection of history, culture and identity in black images. Telfair Museums presented this lecture in connection with the exhibit “Mickalene Thomas at Giverny.” It was the 2015 Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture.

Guitarist Explores Jazz Mindset

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Jazz guitarist, band leader, arranger and composer Jackson Evans talks about his influences, mentors, collaborators and artistic progressions. And there’s a surprise. He sings, too! This professionally recorded performance takes you inside his creativity.