Telfair Museums is excited to celebrate the conclusion of the Community in Conversation: Legacy of Slavery in Savannah initiative with a Free Family Day on Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can enjoy free admission to all three of Telfair Museums’ sites (Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, and the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters) as well as special programs and activities at the Jepson Center.
The festivities will include live local performances, engagement with community partner organizations, and curator-led tours of the art exhibitions Richmond Barthé: Harlem Renaissance Sculptor, Created Beasts: Sculpture by Ulysses Davis, and the Telfair Academy. Art activities for all ages will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. along with some delicious, cool treats provided by Savannah Square Pops. The day of fun will conclude with a family-friendly puppet parade around Telfair Square.
For more information about Community in Conversation: Legacy of Slavery in Savannah, please visit telfair.org/los.
*Tours at the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters this day will be abridged and of limited capacity.
Since 2019, Telfair has collaborated with artists, scholars, and organizations across Savannah to hold community engagement events and exhibitions through the Legacy of Slavery in Savannah initiative. Join us for a weekend-long reflection at Savannah State University and Telfair Museums.
Free Family Day support provided by Colonial Group, Inc.