Named in honor of Harriet Tubman, the Museum is dedicated to educating people about all aspects of African American art. history and culture. The Georgia Council for the Arts has consistently ranked the Tubman among the top ten visual arts institutions in Georgia. There are permanent galleries featuring folk art and the mural “From Africa to America”, a visual history of black people. In addition, the Museum devotes five galleries to the N’oel Collection of African Art, on long term loan from Lynn and Michael Noel of Houston Texas, including 2.000 year-old Xok figures, carved ivory. Asafo flags, and an extensive array of jewelry, textiles and other African objects. The Museum is also the venue for many traveling exhibitions. Art by such artists as Benny Andrews. Betye Saar, and Robert Scott Duncanson has been show n at the Museum.
Tubman African American Museum Photo Gallery
Savannah College of Art and Design – Galleries
The Savannah College of Art and Design operates a number of galleries: Alexander Hall, 668 Indian Street (student work); Bergen Hall, 101 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at Broughton Street (photography); Exhibit A Gallery, 340 Bull Street (temporary exhibitions of work by national and international artists); Eichberg Hall, 229 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (student and professional work in temporary exhibits); Ex Libris, 228 Martin Luther King Jr. at Perry Street (traveling exhibitions, works from the permanent collection, and student and faculty work); Hamilton Hall, 522 Indian Street (video art by students, faculty, and professional artists); Pinnacle Gallery, 320 East Liberty street (celebrates multiculturalism through the arts); Rapid Transit Gallery, 342 Bull Street (graduate student thesis shows); and Savannah International Airport Gallery, 400 Airways Avenue (faculty, student, and alumni work).
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