Starting Oct. 8, the Telfair Museums will be presenting a learning opportunity unlike any other.
The museums will be hosting 12 of the nation’s top scholars in African-American studies in a series of virtual lectures through Zoom, which are free to the public. The lectures will feature question and answer sessions with the authors as well.
“This quite ambitious project will last a whole year. It will be filled with lectures, books and of course artwork. This is all a part of the ’Legacy of Slavery in Savannah Initiative.’ As we all know when it comes to the subject of slavery, we have only scratched the surface of history,” Shannon Browning-Mullis, Curator of History and Decorative Arts for Telfair Museums said.
“In some ways, these are things people did not know (about the subject), but, in some ways, these are things people did not want to talk about. We are