SAVANNAH, GA – OCTOBER 23, 2023 – Savannah African Art Museum has partnered with the local school district and other educational organizations to bring African art and history into classrooms. The Savannah African Art Museum is a nonprofit organization committed to collaboration and educational events and resources provided by the museum.
Savannah African Art Museum participated in the inaugural district wide STEAM conference on October 14, showcasing their workshops and programs to STEAM/STEM curriculum teachers across the district. Next, The Museum looks forward to a scheduled visit from two drawing classes from Savannah Arts Academy on October 26 and 27 for touring, photographing, & sketching for inspiration to incorporate aspects of the collection into a finished artwork.
The Museum will also collaborate with the Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) – District Visual Arts Specialist to host a special Museum Tour & Presentation for art teachers K-12 on November 7. This county-wide event will allow public school art teachers to learn more about the museum’s collection, as well as resources available to their classes in person and on-line.
“We are always looking for ways to connect with the local community, and especially with the local schools and students. Education is at the core of our museum’s mission. Art has the power to inspire younger generations in a myriad of ways.” said Lisa Jackson, Education and Community Outreach Liaison at the Savannah African Art Museum.
Savannah African Art Museum is available for collaboration with local organizations and encourages those interested to reach out regarding possible opportunities. To learn more about Savannah African Art Museum, upcoming workshops, and the museum’s newest collections, please visit www.savannahafricanartmuseum.org and follow The Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @SavannahAfricanArtMuseum.
Savannah African Art Museum is a nonprofit institution that introduces all audiences to African art and culture. Its mission is to provide engaging experiences that educate and start conversations about the power, diversity, and spirituality of African art.
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