Skip to main content
The Telfair Academy will be closed beginning Saturday, January 28 through Tuesday, January 31. Normal operations will resume on Wednesday, February 1. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We’re growing! ArtZeum is permanently closed to make room for Telfair Children’s Art Museum, opening this Summer!
Loading Events

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.