If you want to attend Savannah’s largest and most celebrated open-air art festival, mark your calendar for the 23rd Annual Telfair Art Fair! This year’s festivities will kick off on Saturday, November 11th and will run throughout the weekend. The popular event is a presentation of the Telfair Museum of Art – the oldest public museum in the Southern United States. With tons of attractions and incredible works from 80 national and local artists, the Telfair Art Fair has become a beloved event for Savannah natives and visitors alike.
When planning your trip to the Telfair Art Fair, be sure to book your stay at Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Situated in the heart of the Historic District, our charming rooms and suites are sure to make you feel right at home. It’s the perfect place to restore and relax after a fun-filled day at the fair!
Artwork on Display at Telfair Art Fair
The Telfair Art Fair features a variety of original artwork that is available for purchase, and each piece varies in price and media. Painting, printmaking, drawing, digital media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, photography, and furniture are just some of the artistic disciplines you’ll see on display throughout the weekend. With so much to do and see, the fair is guaranteed to have something for everyone!
The artists will also have a chance to win a $12,000 cash prize for their best productions! You can spend the day browsing an eclectic variety of pieces or purchase and bring your favorites home with you.
Guests can start the weekend in style by attending Arty Party. Held in Telfair Square the Friday night before the festival, Arty Party is a preview of the main event. This fabulous cocktail reception gives guests the chance to view and purchase rare pieces and talk to the artists who produced them. Since Telfair Art Fair is free and open to the public, splurging on this exclusive event is definitely something to consider. It is a unique opportunity to meet the artists behind the pieces you’ll come across during the festival. It will be an incredible experience that you’ll never forget!
There will also be a variety of children’s activities taking place throughout the weekend, including Saturday from 12 PM to 4 PM and again on Sunday from 12 PM to 2 PM. This is an exciting event for visitors of all ages, so you can bond with the family while letting your creative energies flow!
Book Your Stay
Now that you’ve learned more about this popular Savannah event, it’s time to come see it for yourself! After a restful night’s sleep at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, start the day off right with a delicious, complimentary Southern breakfast. Then come back to wine and hors-d’oeuvres in the afternoon once you’ve gotten your fill of amazing artwork. Our historic inn is only steps away from the many great sights, activities, and things to do in Savannah. Download our free vacation guide for a full list of area attractions and check our availability! Our fantastic amenities will make you want to stay long after the Telfair Art Fair has come to an end.