Completed circa 1820, The Davenport House marked the beginning of Savannah’s historic preservation movement.
Savannah simmers with creativity that bursts forth in galleries, film and music venues tucked amid the city’s historic architecture.
View the latest exhibits at the Jepson Center for the Arts or shop for fine art at one of City Market’s eclectic galleries. Locals will insist you not miss the Downtown Design District, brimming with locally owned shops. Music aficionados can enjoy live jazz, classical music or original alt-rock compositions in sophisticated spaces or the newest hipster hangouts. Events like the Savannah Film Festivalin the fall and the Savannah Music Festival in early spring are always hot tickets, celebrating Savannah’s creativity and garnering world-wide critical acclaim.