Free 17th annual Juneteenth celebration @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

FREE performances & activities will be 1-5PM this Sat. June 15, Savannah

Telfair Museums’ observance of Juneteenth reaches its 17th year with a day of free activities, storytelling and performance celebrating freedom and African American culture this Sat. June 15 2024 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

The museum welcomes back Dr. Jamal Toure as the African Spirit to open the event with a libation ceremony, followed by children’s activities, storytelling, presentations by Atlanta visual and spoken word artist rEN Dillard (original co-founder of Savannah’s Spitfire Poetry Group), and a special musical performance at 3PM by Bokei Carribean Vibes Steel Drum Band.

The event is 10AM-5PM with performances and family art making activities from 1–4PM..

Free admission to the Jepson Center for local residents of Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty, Jasper, and Beaufort counties.

Investment provided by the City of Savannah, Georgia Council for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Colonial Group.


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