Upcoming Events

February 2018

 

2.20.18 and 2.27.18 | Enslavement to Emancipation: Museum and Walking Tour Experience

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
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Join Massie Heritage Center in commemorating Black Heritage Month with an exhibit experience and walking tour.

Begin in the Heritage Classroom for an introduction to the exhibit, “Enslavement to Emancipation: the Struggle For Education,” before embarking on a walking tour exploring Savannah’s Black Heritage.

Tickets are $15.00 per person, reservations are recommended.


2.25.18 | Black Heritage Month Community Open House

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

HEADER CREATIVE Black Heritage Month

On Sunday, February 25th, 2018 Massie is offering FREE admission for visitors to explore Savannah’s Black Heritage. This is a family-friendly event featuring activities for all ages.
  • Take a “Journey on the Underground Railroad,” during an interactive story-telling event.
  • Find clues throughout the museum to complete a “Scavenger Hunt.”
  • Discover “Enslavement to Emancipation: The Struggle for Education,” during a guided exhibit experience featuring Old Savannah Tour’s Susie King Taylor.
  • Visit the Historic Preservation exhibit for an informal curatorial talk on the legacy of WW Law as well as Hermitage Plantation.

March 2018

3.7.18 | What Would Tomochichi Do? A Modern Lesson in Working with Government and His Namesake Courthouse

7p.m. – 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30)

Massie Heritage Center welcomes architect L Scott Barnard for their first 2018 Friends of Massie History and Architecture lecture series. He will be exploring the significance of proposed building demolition and what the new Federal Courthouse annex on Telfair Square will really mean to Savannah.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Reservations are recommended.

 


3.12.18 and 3.15.18 | Irish Heritage Museum and Walking Tour Experience

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Irish Heritage (3)

 

Join Massie Heritage Center in commemorating St. Patrick’s Day with an exploration of Savannah’s Irish Heritage. Begin with an introduction inside the museum before embarking on a 1.5 mile walking tour to learn about John Rourke, William Kehoe, Flannery O’ Connor, Robert Emmet, Sgt. William Jasper and more.

Tickets are $15.00 per person, reservations are recommended.


3.20.18 and 3.27.18 | Famous Women of Savannah: Museum and Walking Tour Experience

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Famous Women of Savannah

Join Massie Heritage Center in celebrating Women’s History Month with an inaugural museum and walking tour experience exploring the influential Women of Savannah. Begin in the Heritage Classroom with an introduction to Susie King Taylor, a pioneer in education for Savannah, as well as founding member of Friend of Massie, Emma Adler. Complete your evening with a guided walking tour featuring Abigail Minis, Flannery O’ Connor, Juliette Gordon Low, Catharine Greene, Mary Musgrove and more.

Tickets are $15.00 per person, reservations are recommended.

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