Jepson Center for the Arts
The Jepson Center links the history preserved by the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Telfair Academy to the future of art and architecture. The strikingly modern building, opened in 2006, is filled with art, activities, and educational opportunities that will encourage learning for…
Owned by the Telfair Foundation, you may purchase entry to two sites and visit all three - and you don't have to do them all in the same day!
The Jepson is part of the Telefair Museum in downtown Savannah. It has more modern art and installations for viewing.
Great museum, filled with light. Great little café for lunch (Joe's at the Jepson's). Just a 5 minute walk from the airbnb.
Get creative at this interactive museum with something for everyone. Great children’s area that’s ever changing with thought provoking displays for children of all ages.
“Offers chocolate fondue for two, dessert martinis and other sweets. More appropriate for adults but kids would like many of the desert treats. ”
“With a recent update to acknowledge the history of slaves who served in the home, The Owens-Thomas house provides a glimpse into the history of one of Savannah's wealthy families.”
“Perfect afternoon or early morning walk. Also, great spot for runners as the entire park is 1 mile in total. ”
“Slated for demolition in 1921, the Lucas Theatre is now one of Savannah's most celebrated spaces. The beautifully renovated space hosts a variety of performances throughout the year, from ballet to bluegrass bands. It's a go-to venue for events hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design, the Savannah Film Festival, and the Savannah Music Festival.”