The South’s oldest public art museum includes
three sites in the Historic District: the Jepson
Center for the Arts, the Owens-Thomas House,
and the Telfair Academy.
SCAD Museum of Art
The renowned Savannah College of Art and
Design is home to the region’s finest collection of contemporary art and learning programs for kids, undergrads, and seniors.
Savannah Art Walk
Strolling tours of more than 20 Historic District galleries every second Saturday of the
month where you can meet the artists and
enjoy post-walk cocktails at the DeSoto Savannah Hotel.
Best PLACES TO EXPLORE
Historic Squares and Parks
As one of America’s first planned cities,
Savannah’s Historic District has preserved
22 picture-perfect town squares that can be
toured on foot or using the free trolly service.
Nearby Forsyth Park is a 30-acre oasis for
bike rides and weekly farmers markets, while
Bonaventure Cemetery is a 100-acre garden
of ghostly delight.
Savannah City Market
Four open-air blocks in the heart of the
Historic District feature scores of unique
shops, restaurants, art galleries, and
Coastal Georgia Botanical
Explore this university research center that’s
open to the public on weekdays with formal
gardens, bamboo groves, and events like the
25th Annual Autumn GardenFest (Oct. 26-27,