Telfair Museums offers its annual observance of Juneteenth with a free-admission weekend to the Jepson Center and a lecture telling one family’s compelling story of freedom.
June 12, 12pm Libation Ceremony, Jepson Center entrance
Telfair Museums offers its annual observance of Juneteenth with a free-admission weekend to the Jepson Center to explore current exhibitions. Activity kits available at the Jepson Center will focus on African American culture and themes related to current exhibitions including Re-Cor-Dare is a solo #art912 exhibition of Savannah-based artist Sauda Mitchell (American, b. 1981). Mitchell’s prints, paintings, and artist books explore thematic topics of study relating to the Black experience. In addition to activity kits for families, the museum will present a libation ceremony lead by historians Vaughnette Goode-Walker and Jamal Toure on the front steps of the Jepson Center on Saturday, June 12 at 12pm. Admission is free to the Jepson Center both days thanks to investment by the City of Savannah.