Juneteenth Family Day at the Jepson Center returns with a libation ceremony, drumming and an appearance by the African Spirit at 1pm. From 1-4pm, the museum will offer hands on art making activities for families as well as artist demonstrations of Gullah/Geechee basket making by Gregory Grant and dollmaking by artist Theresa Martin. For the first time in three years, the event will present a full slate of performances including storytelling by Jamal Toure, African dance by Kwanzaa Collective 365, and a rousing musical performance by the Bailey Sounding Angels of Joy from the United House of Prayer. Admission is free to all local residents: Chatham, Bryan, Liberty, Effingham, Beaufort, and Jasper Counties.
Juneteenth at the Jepson Center Schedule:
1:00-4:00pm: Artist demonstrations and family art making activities
1:00pm Libation Ceremony outdoors at Jepson Center entrance
1:30pm Storytelling by Jamal Toure
1:45pm African dance by Kwanzaa Collective 365
2:15pm Musical performance by the Bailey Sounding Angels of Joy from the United House of Prayer
3:00pm Curator’s tour of The Art of William O. Golding exhibition
Investment is provided by the City of Savannah.