Oysters on Telfair

Save the date to celebrate the 18th Annual Oysters on Telfair!!  On November 2, 2023, the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art will once again host its annual fundraiser, Oysters on Telfair.  The evening event, now in its 18th year, will be held in the gardens of historic Ware’s Folly. Guests will enjoy delicious cuisine, a full bar, LIVE music, fun raffle items, and a silent art auction of works from regional artists making Oysters on Telfair one of Augusta’s favorite fundraisers.  We hope you will join us the evening of November 2

By purchasing tickets to this special event, you are ensuring we continue to bring quality visual arts programming to the greater Augusta area. We promise you a fun night of music, great food, and amazing art at what has become known as one of Augusta’s best fundraisers!

Tickets are non-refundable and can be purchased in advance for $100 online or by calling 706-722-5495. Includes full bar + delicious oysters and food + art + music = a great deal. **This is event is only open to adults 21+



We're opening up bids a full week early on the Art Auction this year! As of Thursday, October 26, you can register in advance and start bidding on the artwork for sale. You'll get updates throughout the open auction if someone outbids you, and get the chance to increase your own bid. View the Oysters on Telfair Art Auction Catalogue online here.



Oysters on Telfair would not be possible without the generosity of our sponsors. The money raised from this annual fundraiser allows the Institute to continue offering free outreach to underserved youth in the community, the continued maintenance and renovation of Ware's Folly and the Walker Mackenzie Education Building, and supports general operations. Thank you!

For more information about our 2023 sponsors: Augusta Vascular CenterCadence Bank, Herbert Homes, Raymond JamesHamil Little, Wright McLeod Attorneys at Law, AB Beverage Company, Phoenix Printing Group, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, Wier Stewart, Showpony


ARTISTS: The art auction portion of this event's fundraising is made possible by the generosity of local artists donating artwork to be auctioned over the course of the evening. Interested in participating in Oysters on Telfair as an artist? Please fill out this brief interest form so we can notify you of any openings: Oysters on Telfair Artist Interest Form

Thursday, November 2, 2023 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Members Non-Members
$100.00 $100.00