City of Savannah, GA

06/21/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/21/2017 12:19

Public invited to Small Treasures exhibit opening

For Immediate Release
Date: June 21, 2017

In Savannah, surprises and treasures greet you around every corner including through our community's many cultural heritage organizations, each one a treasure chest full of riches in the form of history, art and artifacts. Small Treasures, an exhibit on display at City Hall through December, brings together a unique sampling of artifacts from eight of Savannah's premier cultural institutions. Each 'small treasure' has a unique story to tell, and together all highlight Savannah's rich and diverse history.

The public is invited to attend an exhibit open house on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 2 p.m. as our exhibit partners share special stories about their 'small treasures' and cultural organizations.

Exhibit Open House: Friday, July 7, 2017, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Small Treasures Partners Program: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The Small Treasures exhibit is also available to the public through City Hall tours and special programming requests through the City of Savannah Research Library & Municipal Archives:

First Tuesday Tours of City Hall: First Tuesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. (Please note: the First Tuesday tour for July will be held on July 11, due to the Fourth of July holiday); tours are free; register online at www.savannahga.gov/FirstTuesdayTours or by calling (912) 651-6411

Adult Group City Hall Tours and Small Treasures Programs (10+ people) are available on demand; email [email protected] or call (912) 651-6411

Exhibit Partners: City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives; Coastal Heritage Society - Savannah History Museum; Davenport House Museum; Georgia Historical Society - Research Center; Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace; Nancy & Lawrence Gutstein Museum of Congregation Mickve Israel; Ships of the Sea Museum; Telfair Museums.