Upcoming Events

Happening at Savannah Cultural Arts Center 

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

November 21 - December 14

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.

Bead Bash

10am-1pm, December 7

Calling all bead enthusiasts! Come together and celebrate the craft with hands on activities for all ages, skill levels, and abilities. Create your own beaded keychains, waist beads and stamped letter necklaces, hear a bead jewelry expert talk about the craft, and get your own bead kits to continue the fun at home! Admission is free but some workshops will require a registration fee. 

"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. 

Storytime on the Lawn

10:30-11:30am, December 14

Grab your blankets and join us for storytime on the lawn this fall! During each session, we will read "Snowflake Bentley" and create our own snowflake paintings. This event is free and open to the public.

Freedom Now! Quest for a New Consciousness: Finding Our Way

December 19 - January 11
5-7pm, December 19, Opening reception 

Freedom Now! Quest for a New Consciousness: Finding Our Way is a collection of artworks that showcase different contemporary perspectives on what freedom means today, on a communal and/or individual level – and how it might be more fully achieved. The artists included in the show are seeking to develop a consciousness that signifies freedom within our present day culture –referencing the past, reflecting the present, and imagining a future that expresses the human in nature.

Show & Tell Lunch Series:  Lois Harvey

11:30am-3:30pm, December 23

Learn Lois Harvey’s techniques of using altered coils and soft slabs for sculptural construction as well as a handful of tricks on how to turn sculptural elements into functional vessel forms. This FREE lecture is sure to take your hand building skills and ceramic experience to the next level! Lunch will be provided. Registration is required due to limited space. Email Agorham@savannahga.gov to reserve your seat.