SAVANNAH, GA. – May 26, 2022 – The Savannah African Art Museum was awarded the title of “Best Art and History House” in Connect Savannah’s 2022 Best of Savannah Readers’ Poll. This year’s online voting competition was fierce, with more than 30,000 total votes cast, according to the Connect Savannah editorial team. Voting ran from Feb. 28-March 18, and the winners were announced May 25. All award recipients will be honored at a party on Thursday, June 2 from 6-9 p.m. at the Kehoe Iron Works.
The annual Best of Savannah contest allows Connect’s readers to support their favorite people, places and things to do in the Hostess City. The categories include music and the arts, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, sports and more. Voting was limited to once per day per category.
Savannah African Art Museum is a nonprofit institution that introduces all audiences to African art and culture. Their mission is to provide engaging experiences that educate and start conversations about the power, diversity, and spirituality of African art.
“We are so grateful to the Savannah community for their consistent support,” said Museum Founding Director and Chief Curator Billie Stultz. “We are happy that the artistic, cultural and educational opportunities we work hard to provide, free of charge, to the community are appreciated and recognized. We look forward to our continued role as a valuable resource and celebrated regional attraction.”
Since 2016, the Savannah African Art Museum has provided education to the community on African history and culture with over 1,000 pieces of art native to West and Central Africa. The museum has an agenda full of educational opportunities in the form of classes, events, workshops and exhibits for the coming months, including the Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more information on the Savannah African Art Museum please, visit www.savannahafricanartmuseum.org or follow Savannah African Art Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @SavannahAfricanArtMuseum.
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