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SAVANNAH, GA. – NOV. 4, 2021 – Savannah African Art Museum will continue its fall workshops lineup, slated to run through Saturday, Nov. 27. All workshops are free for patrons who register, although donations are appreciated. The museum’s staff requires masks to be worn at all workshops.

The Nov. 13 workshop, “Exploring  the Significance of Amulets (charms) Used in Central and West African Culture,” will be facilitated by SAAM intern and fine artist Helen Zellner, who is a Savannah State University Student. Attendees will have an opportunity to create their own amulets at the workshop, which will be held on SSU’s Campus at the Kennedy Fine Arts Building in room 212 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

“Exploring Animal Symbols in African Culture and Art” will close out SAAM’s fall workshop series from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27. At this workshop, participants will create a piece of art representing their favorite animal or one they feel represents them by drawing, molding clay, using animal stamps, and more. It will be held in in the SAAM garden.

“This fall, we are enjoying a lineup of hands-on and informative workshops that people of all ages are participating in,” Education Coordinator Lisa Jackson said. “Seeing people engage during our workshops, while learning about African cultures, is one of the many reasons we love doing what we do.”

To register for the workshops, please visit the Eventbrite link located under the desired workshop’s page on SAAMs website at 

The Savannah African Art Museum is a non-profit institution devoted to spreading awareness and appreciation of African culture. They hold a collection of over 1,000 objects that hail from West and Central Africa. The museum’s collection spans over 28 countries and represents over 180 cultures.

For more information about the museum, access virtual tours, workshops, and initiatives, please visits or follow SAAM on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest using the handle @SavannahAfricanArtMuseum.

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