Welcome to our Juneteenth 2022 event page. Below you will find a link to our event flyer, a link to our Juneteenth history page, and a lineup of guests. There will be music, storytelling, dancing, vendors, and art all celebrating our rich cultural roots and community.
Our theme is Sankofa-- an African word from the Akan people in Ghana. The bird pictured here is a symbol for Sankofa. The literal translation is, “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.” They believe the past serves as a guide for planning the future. To the Akan, it is this wisdom in learning from the past which ensures a strong future. Thus, we will celebrate Juneteenth by exhibiting African roots and making the connections via music, art, food, storytelling, etc., exhibiting Africa as World History for all to learn about and we will share available resources with the community to assist in moving forward.
Below are the guests that will be at the Savannah African Art Museum's Juneteenth Celebration on Sat, June 18, 2022, from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Get to know our presenters, vendors, and guests by clicking on their photo/icon to be directed to their websites!
Please be aware there will be limited disability parking available
with a valid State Disability Parking Permit.
Opening Invocation by,
Rev. Dr. Da'Henri R. Thurmond, Sr.
Senior Pastor of St. Paul CME Church
Presenters and Activities
Zumba by Mai Evans
African Food Samples
Gullah/Geechee History and Culture
(Begining at 12 noon)
Spoken Word by
The Deep Slam Artists
Music by DJ Santiago
Community Resource Tables
The African American Health Information & Resource Center
Book Nation of Dreamers, Youth Literacy Program
Genealogy & History