FREE Juneteenth Celebration @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Free Family Days at Jepson Center in SavannahYou’re invited to the FREE Sixth Annual Juneteenth Celebration @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center!

Saturday, June 15 | 1-4 pm | Jepson Center @ 207 W. York St., Savannah 31401
This historic FREE event celebrates Freedom Day (or Emancipation Day), and commemorates the 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last state to do so. The celebration will include storytelling, hands on activities for families, a performance by the African Spirit (Jamal Toure) and a rare demonstration of Geechee Gullah culture by the Georgia Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters of Darien.

FREE and open to the public thanks to project funding from the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs. Click here for more info.

Upcoming Free Family Days

Family Days are fun, educational and FREE! Enjoy hands on art projects, gallery exploration activities, story time and much more designed specifically for the entire family! Create DIY masterpieces, play art detective, or explore the ArtZeum, an interactive arts space. With gallery activities on our mobile Art Cart, everyone can get in on the art and the action. Each month will feature a different theme based on the museum’s changing exhibitions. Come for a little while or stay for the entire afternoon-it’s all FREE.

Come see what the fun is all about.

Making Connections
July 13 | 1-4 pm
Discover the Museums’ connections to New York and learn how to use elements of your life to make connections to the world around you.

Near East Family Day*

August 17 | 1-4 pm Middle eastern music concert and workshop.


Shiny Shapes and Detail
September 14 | 1-4 pm
Look to the Rizza Silver collection to explore ideas of shape and script in drawing and sculpture.


Sketch Crawl

October 19 | 1-4 pm Explore the world around you with a sketchbook and your family. Start by drawing in the Galleries with us!


Spanish Family Day*
November 23 | 1-4 pm
Studio activities related to Spanish Sojourns, flamenco performance and workshop.

Holiday Special
December 14 | 1-4 pm
DIY cards, printmaking and wrapping paper how-to’s from our education department specialists.

Funded by Georgia Power
*Major funding provided by the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah 31401, Telfair Museums is a sponsor

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