DAVENPORT HOUSE MUSEUM WINS MULTIMEDIA AWARD FROM THE GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS

Nearly 200 museum professionals recently descended upon Cartersville, Georgia, for the annual meeting of the Georgia Association of Museums (GAM). They arrived from all regions of the state, from Rome to Thomasville to Savannah. The theme of the 2023 conference was “Museums: The (Fill in The Blank) Frontier.” Attendees participated in a variety of sessions and workshops ranging from developing education programs to designing eye-catching exhibits and visiting with vendors whose products and services target the field. The highlight of the week was the annual GAM Awards Luncheon.

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GEORGIA TECH-SAVANNAH WELCOMES SHATEALY SIMS AS NEW PORTFOLIO MANAGER II

Georgia Tech-Savannah recently welcomed Shatealy Sims to their team of Portfolio Managers. Sims has over ten years of higher education experience at Savannah State University, Savannah Technical College, and Savannah College of Art and Design. At Georgia Tech Savannah she is responsible for organizing professional education offerings to all existing and prospective Georgia Tech students, managing program/conference logistics and deliverables, developing budgets and providing revenue forecast information at the portfolio level.

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MARY’S PLACE: SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE, INC. ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL “FIND YOUR VOICE” GALA AND LIP SYNC COMPETITION – APRIL 7

Mary’s Place: Sexual Assault Center of the Coastal Empire, Inc., formerly known as the Rape Crisis Center, is slated to host their annual fundraising gala at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 7 at Victory North, located at 2603 Whitaker Street in Savannah. This year’s gala will be like no other as the nonprofit organization introduces the inaugural “Find Your Voice” Lip Sync Competition, where teams will compete for a chance to win in a variety of categories.

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SAVANNAH AFRICAN ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEW SERIES OF WORKSHOPS FOR 2023 CENTERED AROUND “HONORING AND CELEBRATING”

The Savannah African Art Museum has announced this year’s theme of “Honoring and Celebrating” and lineup of upcoming workshops. This will be a three-part series centered around honoring & celebrating ancestors, family traditions, trailblazers, and the earth. Each workshop will be interactive with hands on activities for all participants. The first installment will focus on “Honoring”, with the first event scheduled for January 14 at their Upbeat Village Terracotta Gallery, 201 East 37th Street, Savannah.

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DAVENPORT HOUSE MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY PROGRAMS – SAVANNAH’S MADEIRA TRADITION AND VALENTINE’S DAY WEDDINGS IN THE GARDEN

The Davenport House Museum, with its new entrance and shop at 323 E. Broughton Street, is planning its winter public programs for February. They are Potable Gold: Savannah’s Madeira Tradition on Friday and Saturday evenings in February and Valentine’s Day Weddings in the Davenport House Garden on Feb. 14.

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