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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

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