Upcoming Events / Fall 2019

Happening at Savannah Cultural Arts Center 

Savannah Clay Community: 2019

October 11- November 9 

A follow-up from the 2011 and 2015 exhibitions, Savannah Clay Community 2019 includes over twenty functional and sculptural works representing a broad range of working and firing techniques. While many of the artists have national recognition and have won various awards and honors, this presentation will help to familiarize the Savannah community with the featured ceramic artists and their work.

Storytime on the Lawn

10:30-11:30am, November 16 & December 14

Grab your blankets and join us for storytime on the lawn this fall! During each session, we will read a story and complete a related art project. This event is free and open to the public. Our themes for the fall are as follows:

November - reading "The Noisy Paintbox: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art" and painting circles
December - reading "Snowflake Bentley" and painting snowflakes 

Savannah Talent Showcase

7pm, November 2

The inaugural Savannah Talent Showcase will take place at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center on November 2, 2019. The showcase celebrates the diversity of talent and creativity within our local community and provides a platform for performers to show off their skills. This event is free and open to the public.

Public Art Funding Lecture 

6-8pm, November 14 

“Public Art Funding” is the second in a three-part discussion series moderated by Kristopher Monroe, a local arts writer and Vice-Chair of the Historic Site and Monument Commission. A group of panelists will discuss the range of funding sources available and how to secure funding for your public art project. This lecture is free and open to the public. 

Five Years That Changed Savannah Forever:
Reflecting on the Civil Rights Movement through the W. W. Law Photograph Collection 

November 21 - December 14
5:30-7:30pm, November 21, Opening Reception and Program 

W. W. Law, President of the Savannah Branch NAACP from 1950-1976, left behind a treasure trove of photographs now preserved and accessible to the public through the City of Savannah Municipal Archives. “Five Years That Changed Savannah Forever” draws from the W. W. Law Photograph Collection to reflect on five pivotal years in Savannah’s Civil Rights Movement. Guest curator Dr. Otis S. Johnson, former City of Savannah Mayor, the first African American to attend and graduate from Armstrong State College, and author of From “N Word” to Mayor: Experiencing the American Dream, offers a unique insider’s perspective of the Savannah Movement through the lens of the photographs.

"Getting it done" Public Art Lecture

6-8pm, December 12

In the final part of our Public Art lecture series, panelists Jerome Meadows, Erin Wessling, and Stephanie Raines will discuss putting projects into motion! This lecture is free and open to the public. 

Freedom Now: 400 Years Later - Conquest for a New Conscious

December 21 2019, - January 11, 2020