Presidents' Quarters Inn

225 East President Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Innkeeper(s): Jane Sales
 

4 Things to do in Midtown Savannah 20 May 2015, 1:00 am

The heart of Savannah offers an array of things, from the best local restaurants to the must-see sights! Whether you wish to see anything and everything or you just want to hit the highlights of this beautiful southern city, Midtown Savannah is the area you don’t wont to miss. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn is located in the Historic District, which is part of Midtown Savannah. We, here at the Inn, know the ins and outs of the area and want you and your family to have the best experience while in the area. Here are 6 things we love to do in Midtown Savannah!

1. Savannah’s Squares

The city of Savannah boasts 22 squares, each unique in its on way. These squares are one of the defining features of the city. Many of them are surround by stunning 19th century mansions and feature plenty of green space, oak trees, and benches. You will find the city’s most famous monuments in the squares. Chippewa Square includes the marvelous statue of Oglethorpe. A grand 55-foot Italian marble bronze monument of General Count Casmir Pulaski is located in Monterey Square. Take time to visit a few of these beautiful squares while in the area.

2. Olde Pink House

The 18th Georgian mansion that is home to the Olde Pink House is said to have several ghosts haunting it. Whether the legend is true or not, guests to this gorgeous restaurant will be distract by its scrumptious cuisine and cozy ambience. Olde Pink House features southern classics, like crispy scored flounder, fried chicken, and more. Enjoy a meal at this restaurant during your time in Midtown Savannah.

3. Bonaventure Cemetery

A 150-year-old cemetery, Bonaventure is perched on the bluff overlooking the Wilmington River. Beautiful and haunting, the cemetery is the final resting place for many famous locals. Among them is lyricist Johnny Mercer and poet Conrad Aiken. Guests will find stunning monuments, grand burial vaults, and sweeping live oak trees throughout the cemetery. Explore the different gravesites, many of which date back to the mid 19th century. This is well worth your time!

4. River Street

If you are looking to pick up a few souvenirs during your time in Savannah, head to River Street. This beautiful street overlooks the Savannah River, making it the perfect place to stroll in the late afternoon. From fresh peanuts to book stores, there is something new to be found around every corner. The street also holds several interesting art galleries, open-air markets, local restaurants, and numerous special events throughout the year. It is a beautiful street in Midtown Savannah!

Midtown Savannah is a fantastic place to spend your time in the city. While you are planning which sites to see when visiting, make sure you have a place to stay. Your experience while in Savannah will be enhanced when you choose Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your bed and breakfast. Our selection of lovely rooms and suites are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Your stay comes with a full Southern breakfast each morning so your days will start off on a bright note.

 

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Things to do and see at the Fort Pulaski National Monument 13 May 2015, 1:00 am

Summer weather is here, making it the perfect time to come visit Savannah! The lovely summer heat allows visitors to the city to enjoy the area to its full potential! We, here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, love exploring the city during this time of year, from wandering the cobble stone streets to visiting one of the many historical sites. One of our favorite things to do and see in Savannah is Fort Pulaski National Monument. This grand Fort is a great place to tour for any age. From discovering the hidden nooks and crannies of the Fort to enjoying a tour of the area, everyone is sure to have a blast learning about the history of the monument. Continue reading to find out more on all the things to do and see at the Fort Pulaski National Monument.

Located near Tybee Island right out of Savannah, the Fort Pulaski National Monument has preserved its amazing history, giving visitors a glimpse into the past. The highlight for most visitors is just wandering through the different rooms, each offering interesting exhibits. The indoor exhibits highlight the history of Fort Pulaski from the fort’s construction to its eventual fall due to advancing military technology. Take time to imagine what it was like during the war and what it must have been like in the Fort.

Fort Pulaski National Monument offers an array of wonderful interpretive programs, including guided fort tours (45-60 minutes), prison talks (20 minutes), and historic weapons demonstrations (15 to 20 minutes). Monday through Friday the Fort offers a Guided Tour at 10:30 A.M., a Historic Weapons Demonstration at 1:30 P.M, and a Guided Fort Tour at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday the Fort offers a Prison Talk at 10:00 A.M., Historic Weapons Demonstrations at 11:00 A.M., 1:00 P.M., and 3:00 P.M., and Guided Fort Tours at 11:30 A.M. and 1:20 P.M. On Sundays the Fort offers Guided Tour at 10:30 A.M. and 3:00 P.M., a Historic Weapons Demonstration at 1:30 P.M., and a Prison Talk at 2:00 P.M.

Admission to Fort Pulaski National Monument is not expensive. It costs $5 per person of 16 years of age or older. Once in the Fort, visitors have access to all it has to offer! This Fort is where, during the American Civil War, the Union Army successfully tested rifled cannon in combat. The Fort was also used as a prisoner of war camp. Learn more about the history of the Fort on a tour. The friendly and knowledgeable tour guides will make your time at the Fort unforgettable! Make sure to bring a camera along to capture all the amazing sights!

The Fort Pulaski National Monument truly does offer an amazing opportunity to learn about the rich history of the city. As you are planning your trip to the Fort, make sure you have a place to rest your head after a fun day exploring it! The Presidents’ Quarters Inn – our historic Savannah boutique hotel – offers you the finest accommodations. Not only that, but we will also feed you a signature gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay to ensure that your day starts off on a bright note. You will be able to stay in any of the 16 luxurious rooms that the Inn has to offer. You can book your stay today to help ensure that you will have a fantastic trip that you’ll remember! We hope to see you soon!

 

Photo courtesy Ken Lund.

 

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4 Fantastic Restaurants on Tybee Island 8 May 2015, 1:00 am

While everyone enjoys eating delicious food, Tybee Island offers several fantastic restaurants that you must try. We, here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, know how difficult in can be deciding which restaurant at which to eat. Don’t stress yourself out anymore! Whether you are looking for local fresh seafood or classic American cuisine, you are sure to find something to satisfy your palate. Check out these four fantastic restaurants on Tybee Island that we love!

1. Tybee Island Social Club

Tybee Island Social Club offers delicious eats, like The Club Shrimp and Grits and Orange Pork Tacos. Whether you are looking for fresh seafood dishes or unique burger creations, the Social Club’s menu will leave you wanting to try everything offered. This is one of our favorite restaurants on Tybee Island. Make sure to try the dessert!

2. Tybee Island Fish Camp

This cozy 1950’s cottage, the little sister restaurant to the Social Club, is nestled under beautiful live oak and cedar trees. Tybee Island Fish Camp offers a full bar featuring a heavily domestic wine list, delicious specialty cocktails, and a wonderful seafood menu. Tybee Island Fish Camp is open 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Thursday through Sunday! Head on over to this adorable restaurant for top-notch local seafood dishes!

3. North Beach Bar and Grill

This open-air restaurant and bar features an array of scrumptious dishes in a stunning location. Enjoy creatively prepared Caribbean-influenced dishes as you enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean and the Tybee Lighthouse! Favorites include fish tacos, sweet potato fries, conch fritters, and crab cakes, while more traditional fare such as hot dogs and burgers are always available! The North Beach Bar and Grill also features live music every weekend! Don’t forget to start your meal with one of the scrumptious appetizers!

4. A.J.s Dockside

Serving some of the finest seafood dishes on the Island, A.J.s Dockside is located on the Back River and features an amazing menu, Munch on yummy, fresh seafood dishes, like popcorn shrimp or crab cakes while you watch dolphins swim by! A.J.s offer a fantastic lunch menu as well as a wonderful dinner menu! This is a favorite place to eat for locals and visitors alike. This is one of the many fantastic restaurants on Tybee Island!

 

These four fantastic restaurants on Tybee Island will make your trip to the area that much more memorable! Now that you know where you are going to eat, it is time to find the perfect place to stay! There is no better place to stay while in the beautiful southern city than at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn! Just a short drive from Tybee Island, the Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Your stay comes with a full delicious breakfast each morning so your days will start off on a bright note! We can hardly wait to hear about your experience at our four favorite restaurants on Tybee Island!

 

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Try your hand making Southern specialties at culinary schools in Savannah GA 29 Apr 2015, 6:30 pm

Do you love to eat food? Well, we have the perfect event for you! When you and your family are visiting the beautiful city of Savannah, take your time to try your hand at making Southern specialties at a culinary school in Savannah, GA. If you are planning to start a career in culinary art, Savannah offers several awesome intuitions from which you can choose. We, here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, want you and your family to have the time of your life when in the area and to know where to spend your time. Here is one of our favorite culinary schools in Savannah GA.

Quickly becoming the top destination in the United States for fantastic food, Savannah has many top-notch restaurants and culinary schools for visitors to try. Whether you are looking to try classic southern food or unique cuisine, Savannah has it all! One of our favorite culinary schools in Savannah is Culinard, The Culinary Institute of Virginia College, located in the heart of Savannah!

Culinard offers a 36-week culinary art program, which provides a diverse and intense education in food preparation. Every student will receive hands-on training from the experienced teachers of Culinard. Instructed in fundamental, intermediate, and advance culinary arts, students will graduate from Culinard, feeling prepared for the hustle and bustle of a restaurant.

Admission to Culinard is stress free. The school advises that all trainees make sure that they can attend all 36 sessions, in order to ensure they receive the full experience. This program is designed to provide learning experiences that offer more than just a cooking school. Students will leave with a solid background of practical training in various culinary arts. The Culinary Art training program ensures that students are instructed to the highest level possible! Students will learn how to create beautiful and delicious desserts that will impress the most refined palate! Upon graduating from Culinard, students will understand the hospitality service industry and the career opportunities in the field, will establish and maintain high standards of personal and industry sanitation, and will be able to provide fantastic food products!

Fulfill your culinary dream by attending Culinard, The Culinary Institute of Virginia College. Students, who will enter unprepared and unsure of how to run a kitchen, will be prepared to start their own career when they complete this program! Complete your culinary dream at Culinard! Find out more on the Culinard website!

As you are planning your trip to start your career or just visit the institution, make sure you have a cozy place to which to return after the evening out.  The President’s Quarters Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Before you head out to try your hand making Southern specialties at culinary schools in Savannah GA, the Inn will feed you a signature gourmet breakfast. You can book your stay today to help ensure that you will have an unforgettable trip to one of our favorite culinary schools in Savannah, GA.

 

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A piece of Girl Scout history: The Juliette Gordon Low House 27 Apr 2015, 1:00 am

History surrounds Savannah, from memorable sights to significant landmarks. One thing that most people didn’t know is that there is a piece of Girl Scout history in the lovely city. The Juliette Gordon Low House, being the birthplace of the founder of the club, holds much history for Girl Scouts. We, here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, want you and your family to have the best experience while in the area. Here are a few things to know about the Juliette Gordon Low House!

The birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low is owned and operated by Girls Scouts of the USA as a National Girl Scout Program Center and an historic house museum opened to the public! While in Savannah take time to wander through the beautiful home and learn how Low became one of the most significant American women of her time. As you learn about Juliette Gordon Low, sometimes referred to as Daisy, see the wonderful examples of her creative artwork throughout her family home. Low was an amazing woman, who gave girls of America the opportunity to have a career, participate in outdoor activities, and have fun!

Low started her goal of Girl Scouts in 1911 when she met Sir Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides. Becoming very interested in the new youth movement, Low channeled all her considerable energies into the movement. Starting with only 18 girls, Girl Scouting has grown to nearly four million members. It is the largest educational organization for girls in the world and has influenced more than 50 million girls.

This wonderful Museum is a great place to spend the afternoon. The Museum offers public tours for individuals and families! Click here to check out the times offered! There is also an array of special events in which guests can participate. A guided tour of the Juliette Gordon Low House opens a world of wonder and excitement for everyone. Take a guided tour and be taken back in time. General admission for adults ages 18 and older is $10, registered Girl Scout Adults cost $9, Students ages 5 to 18 cost $9, Girl Scouts ages 5 to 18 cost $8, and children under 4 are free. The cost of private tours is based on the time of year as well as the number of people in your group. You must make reservations.

The Juliette Gordon Low House is definitely a top thing to do in Savannah. As you start planning your trip to the area, make sure you have the perfect place to stay. When you choose The Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your Savannah destination, you are locating you and your family in the heart of Savannah in one of the city’s most historic district. The President’s Quarters’ Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Before you head out to explore the Juliette Gordon Low House, the Inn will offer you a signature gourmet breakfast. Book your stay today to ensure you have a great time in the area!

 

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Top 4 Ghost Tours in Savannah 21 Apr 2015, 1:00 am

The lovely southern city of Savannah does not just offer delicious cuisine, rich history, and beautiful homes but it is also full of mystery and excitement. Warning, these tours are not for those weak at heart. Spend an evening exploring the city’s historic district and looking for ghosts. Savannah offers an array of scary ghost tours to try. But which one do you choose? We, here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, want you and your family to go on one of the many ghost tours in Savannah. Here is a short list of a few of our favorites.

1. Ghost Talk Ghost Walk

Savannah’s original ghost tour, Ghost Talk Ghost Walk, is one of our favorites. Explore the legends of the city’s haunted past in a fun and enlightening walking ghost tour. Wander though the enchanting squares of Savannah and learn about it’s spooky past. Everyone will enjoy it! The company offers regular nightly tours, which cost $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

2. Savannah Tours by Foot

Do you dare venture out on the cobbled stone streets of Savannah on a Creepy Crawl? The answer is yes! Your guide will tell spinning tales of haunts and spectacular spirits on the Haunted Pub Tour. During your journey through the streets of Savannah, you will be welcomed into some of the city’s best pubs! Make sure to put on your walking shoes! This tour, which lasts for two and a half hours, cost $20 a person. You must be 21 years or older to participate!

3. Hearse Ghost Tours

Not many can say they have been on a Hearse Ghost Tour. The beautiful city of Savannah offers over two-dozen ghost tours, but only one of them transports you in an actual hearse. You learn about the grisly and eerie history of the city while you pass by cemeteries and haunted buildings. Adults cost $15 and children cost $10. Reservations are necessary and can only be made by phone. Click here to find out more. Caution, the ride is a little bumpy.

4. Sixth Sense Savannah

This is one of many ghost tours in Savannah that will truly send chills up your spine. The company takes guests through the historic district and offers family-friendly tours. The family tours depart at 7 and the 18-and-up tour begins at 9:30. Both of the tours depart from Clary’s Café! During this wonderful yet frightful two-hour walking tour, guests will explore haunted houses and learn about Poltergeists, shadow people, orbs, exorcisms, tunnels, root doctors, voodoo and more. The Sixth Sense Savannah also offers tours of the Bonaventure Cemetery! Reservations are required.

Now that you know about the Ghost tours in Savannah, it is time for you to come and experience at least one of them for yourself. There is no better place to stay while in the beautiful southern city than at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn! Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city, you will not have trouble finding one that suits your needs. Your stay comes with a full delicious breakfast each morning so your days will start off on a bright note!

 

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Experience history at the First African Baptist Church Savannah 16 Apr 2015, 1:00 am

Savannah is packed full with history, from 100-year-old houses to significant landmarks. Whether you want to learn more about the southern city’s past or just want to marvel at the beautiful architecture, Savannah is a great place to visit. One of the many fantastic places to visit in the area is the First African Church Savannah. The Church not only has a fascinating story but is also a stunning building. Everyone will have a wonderful time, touring this beautiful church. Here are a few things we, here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, think you should know.

The First African Baptist Church Savannah goes back to the 1700’s. Reverend George Leile who organized the church in 1773 was ordained in 1775 as the pastor. In December of 1777 the church was officially constituted as a body of organized believers. Under the leadership of the third pastor. the pastor Reverend Andrew C. Marshall, the congregation later obtained the property, where the current sanctuary stands. Interestingly, Marshall helped put together the first black Sunday school in North America! He also changed the name of the church from “First Colored Baptist” to “First African Baptist”. On the new property, the sanctuary was completed in 1859.

Today, the sanctuary still contains many of the historical elements, allowing the congregation to preserve much of its rich history. From the stain glass windows to the old wooden pews, the church is kept in top-notch condition as it still maintains its heritage. The 1832 Pipe Organ, located in the back of the beautiful church, still to this day, creates incredible music. Take time to look at the stunning light fixtures hanging from the ceiling. The light fixtures were originally gas but were later converted to electricity. The pews in the main sanctuary were installed in the 1900’s; however, the pews in the balcony are original to the church. Made by slaves, the pews are nailed into the floors and have markings written on the sides in the African dialect known as “Cursive Hebrew”.

As you are wandering through the church, make sure to look up at the beautiful ceiling. In the design of a “Nine Patch Quilt”, the ceiling showed that the church was a safe place for slaves to enter. The church’s main purpose was to create a safe haven for those in trouble or lost. Below the main floor of the sanctuary lies another subfloor know as the “Underground Railroad”. Many have looked, but no one has been successful in finding the entrance to the floor.

The church offers an array of events from which you can choose. Take time to check out what is happening while you are visiting the area. Click here to see their calendar!

Savannah offers so much for visitors, and the First African Baptist Church Savannah is one of many things you should visit! As you are deciding where to go during your time in the area, make sure to check out The Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, you are sure to find one that fits your needs. This charming bed and breakfast is a wonderful place in which to relax after visiting the First African Baptist Church Savannah. We can hardly wait to see you soon!

 

 

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The Tybee Island Lighthouse offers an incredible view 8 Apr 2015, 1:00 am

There are so many wonderful places to see and things to do in Savannah, making it a fantastic place to take a vacation. Whether you wish to taste every dish the city offers or lounge on the white sandy beach of Tybee Island, Savannah is a destination that everyone is sure to love. The President’s Quarters Inn knows the ins and outs of the beautiful southern city, and we want you to have the best experience when you visit! After exploring the city, take time to head over to Tybee Island Lighthouse and enjoy the breathtaking view it offers! That’s not all that the Island has to offer. Read on to find out more.

Tybee Island is full of history to learn and exciting things to do. One of the highlights of the island is the Tybee Island Lighthouse Station and Museum. Offering a unique opportunity, the lighthouse has an after hours sunset tour. Join in on one of the private tours and have the experience of a lifetime. The tour is limited, so make reservations! This ninety-minute tour, which includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse, costs only $25. The view is simply incredible! To make your reservations click here!

Before enjoying the Tybee Island Lighthouse view, take time to visit the Museum! The Tybee Museum was established in 1961 by the island association, which is known as the Tybee Island Historical Society. The Museum’s purpose has been the same since it opened, to interpret the rich and interesting history of Tybee Island. The most interesting feature of the Museum is the location in Battery Garland of Fort Screven. Constructed between 1898 and 1899, it was originally used to mount a huge 12-inch “non-disappearing” rifled long-range cannon on top of the battery. This historic sight will enthrall kids and adults alike!

Another few interesting things within the walls of the Battery are seven rooms, which contain artifacts and exhibits covering more than five centuries of history. History buffs will have the time of their lives as they explore these seven different rooms full of amazing artifacts. The lower rooms of the Battery, which now contain the Museum’s exhibit, were originally used to store smokeless gunpowder. Take a tour of the Museum and be enriched by the history of the area. The Museum is open every day except Tuesday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Adults cost $9 and children from 6 to 17 years of age cost $7. Children under the age of 5 are free.

Now that you know about The Tybee Island Lighthouse and the breathtaking view it offers, it is time for you to book your trip to the historic city. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. This charming bed and breakfast, located right on Oglethorpe Square, neighbors several prominent historical sites and offers easy access Tybee Island. Pack a picnic basket and head over to Tybee Island for a wonderful time! We can hardly wait to see you soon!

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The 3 Best Savannah Carriage Tours 31 Mar 2015, 1:00 am

Savannah is full of fascinating history and beautiful sights. There is truly no better way to see and experience the city than on one of the many wonderful Savannah Carriage Tours. We, here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, believe that everyone should take a carriage tour around the historic city! Whether you are just looking for a relaxing turn about the park or wanting to learn more about the city, there are several Savannah carriage tours that will give you one or both of those experiences. Here are 3 of the best Savannah carriage tours!

1. Historic Savannah Carriage Tours

Being the most recommended carriage tour company in the city, Historic Savannah Carriage Tours will take guests through the moss sprinkled squares of the stunning city. Enjoy learning about Savannah from the friendly and licensed tour guides. Guests are sure to be entertained while on the tour, learning about the history of the city and spooky past. Choose either the History Tour or the Ghost Tour; the company offers both. This is the perfect way to see Savannah!

2. Plantation Carriage Company

The Plantation Carriage Company will take guests on a trip that they soon won’t forget. This wonderful company will take you around the Historic District of Savannah and give you a brief but informative overview of the city. Because tours depart every 20 minutes from the southeast corner of Ellis Square, it is easy to find the perfect time that fits into your schedule. Book your tour online today, and get ready for an experience of a lifetime!

3. Carriage Tours of Savannah

Lean back and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Savannah aboard a Carriage Tours of Savannah tour. As the city’s first carriage tour company, Carriage Tours of Savannah transports guest to Savannah’s rich and colorful past. Carriage Tours of Savannah offers a wonderful Historic overview of the southern city during the day and a spooky Ghost Tour during the night. The company also offers a Private Carriage Tour, giving you a more personal experience. Learn about the different parts of Savannah in a fun and exciting way! The whole family will have a blast on a carriage tour! Book your tour today!

 

With so many excellent options for Savannah carriage tours, choosing just one may be difficult. Come visit Savannah and experience all the amazing carriage tours offered. Don’t forget to find the perfect place to stay while in the city. There is no better place to stay while in the beautiful southern city than at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn! Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city, you will not have trouble finding one that suits your needs. Your stay comes with a full delicious breakfast each morning so your days will start off on a bright note! We can’t wait to hear which of the 3 best Savannah carriage tours you and your family liked best!

 

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The Jepson Center for the Arts 26 Mar 2015, 1:00 am

For all you art enthusiasts, Savannah is one of the best places to visit to experience the art culture of the past. The city is full of wonderful museums, but one of our favorites is The Jepson Center for the Arts. Make sure to cut out some of your time to tour this excellent museum during your visit. We, here at the President’s Quarters’ Inn, want you and your family to experience the best parts of Savannah. Here are a few things to know about The Jepson Center for the Arts.

Devoted to the art of today, The Jepson Center for the Arts is a great place for everyone to gain knowledge on today’s latest pieces of art and artists. The Museum, housed in a building designed by Moshe Safdie, was opened to the public in 2006. Featuring over 7,500 square feet of gallery space, The Jepson Center for the Arts was designed for major traveling exhibitions of contemporary art and installations of works from the permanent collections.

One amazing thing that the Museum holds is the Telfair’s Kirk Varnedoe Collection, a cornerstone of the Museum’s contemporary holdings. This collection was assembled in honor of the late Savannah native Kirk Varnedoe. This collection is unique in that it features works on paper by some of the most key artists of the past fifty years. The Jepson Center for the Arts features works by artists including Jasper Johns, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, and Richard Avedon. Offering a diverse contemporary collection, the Museum is sure to provide you a wonderful time as you learn about the artists of this century.

Fun fact, The Jepson Center for the Arts holds the original iconic Bird Girl statue, made famous in the Jack Leigh photograph on the cover of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Make sure to read the book before visiting the Museum!

The Jepson Center for the Arts features numerous exhibitions. One of our favorite currently is the ‘In Living: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking’ collection. This top-notch collection features works by Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation Andy Warhol. Schnitzer’s works have challenged the perceptions of the popular culture, politics, and consumerism for more than fifty years. Another great exhibition currently featured at the Center is “The Visual Blues’. This collection features the art scene in Harlem from 1919 to 1940. The Visual Blues explores the rich interaction between the visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance and the wealth of blues and jazz music. You are sure to enjoy your time as you wander through The Jepson Center for the Arts.

Now that you know about The Jepson Center for the Arts and all that it holds, it is time for you to plan your trip to Savannah. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. This charming bed and breakfast, located right on Oglethorpe Square, neighbors several prominent historical sites and offers easy access to The Jepson Center for the Arts. We can hardly wait to see you soon!

 

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