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Massie
Heritage Center
207 East Gordon Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: (912) 395-5070
FAX: (912) 201-7650


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Heritage Classroom
Go back in time in this authentic replica of a classroom from the 1800s.

 Summer Camps at Massie

                     SUMMER @ MASSIE
             ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY

  

Art through the Ages Day Camp
   Rising K through 3rd grade 
   Session I: June 5th - June 9th, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
 
   Session II: June 26th through June 30th, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

   Students will learn about arts and 
   craft
from the Creek and Cherokee
   period through C
olonial 
and Victorian 
  
times up to 
 the modern era. Campers
   will 
create their own artwork and 
   exp
lore Savannah’s museums including
  
the Jepson Center for the Arts
   and SCAD Art Museum. The camp   
will culminate in a gallery show featuring their own “Artwork
through the Ages.” 
 
 

   Digging History
      Day Camp                                 
   Rising 3rd through 6th grade students 
   Session I:  July 10 through July 14,
                    9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

   Session II:  July 24 through July 28,
                      9 a.m. – 3 p.m.    
 

   Be an archaeologist at summer camp! Take part in
   a “simulated    excavation” and learn the entire
   process of digging up, gridding out to scale,
   labeling and ident
ifying artifacts.  You will also make
  
special crafts and discover many of the archaeological
   treasures of the 
Georgia Coast by visiting Battlefield Park,
   Wormsloe State Historic Site, Colonial Park 
Cemetery,
   Fort Frederica
Skidaway Island and more 

  Cost per camp:: For $135 per camper, you will be provided 
  
all supplies, admissions to historical sites and museums, 
   transportation and 
snacks for the entire week.  Extended care
   is avai
lable for the hours of 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 
   3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for an additional
 $25 per week. 
 

  Massie Heritage Center: Built in 1856 on beautiful Calhoun
  Square, Massie School 
is the oldest public school in Georgia. 
  Closing as a traditional school in 1974, but remaining part of the
  Savannah-Chatham Public School System, Massie reopened as
 
 a Heritage Center in 1978 providing curriculum-based 
  educational programs for school children K-12.  Massie also
  houses several hands-on exhibits showcasing the history
  and architecture of Savannah.

  For details and registration, visit www.massieheritagecenter.com
 
email Rachel.Warren@sccpss.comor call our office at 
 
(912) 395-5070 

  Click here to register

 

 TRAVELING TRUNKS

 
 

 FOM History and Architecture Lectures

History and Architecture
Lecture Series
June 29, 2017
Masie Heritage Center
207 East Gordon Street
Savannah, Georgia  31401
Doors open at 6:00 PM and the lecture will begin at 6:30 PM
Seating is limited and reservations are recommended – 912-395-5070.

Where Does Architecture in Savannah Go from Here?
The New Humanism

Read any article about new designs for Savannah and Christian Sottile’s name is sure to be included.  His work, including the new Power Plant Hotel, has stretched how we think about new building projects. The Friends of Massie are pleased to announce that Sottile will be the next speaker for History and Architecture Lecture Series on June 29th.
What is “New Humanism”?
It proposes cities as people—that our built environments literally provide expressions of our own experiences of our own bodies, gestures and perceptions. Christian Sottile will center on the art and science of urban design and why building for a more humane future is both timely and essential.

Sottile will touch on how theorists, over the centuries, have sought and created human forms in architecture, juxtaposing appealing buildings with ones that are not, and connecting the very language we use to describe cities to the language of the body and of human perception.

Christian Sottile is principal of Sottile & Sottile, a Savannah-based urban design firm working extensively in Nationally Registered Historic Districts.  His work includes civic design and master planning, emphasizing historic research, urban analysis and community-wide engagement. Concurrently with his professional practice, Sottile is a professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design and served for five years as the dean of the SCAD School of Building Arts.   

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 Event Calendar

6/26/2017 9:00 AM   Art & Architecture Day Camp Session II 
June 26-30
For Grade K-3
9 am - 3 pm
More details on Massie's homepage
6/29/2017 6:30 PM   Friends of Massie History and Architecture Lectures 
Sottile will be the speaker. For more information see http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/massie/default.aspx
7/10/2017 11:00 AM   Digging History Day Camp Session I  
July 10-14
For Grades 3-6
9 am - 3 pm
More details on Massie's homepage
7/24/2017 11:00 AM   Digging History Day Camp Session II  
July 24-29
For grades 3-6
9 am - 3 pm
More details on Massie's homepage

 Congratulations

Massie Heritage Center:
Honoring Our Guides
One of our program guides, Charlotte Landon, was the first city guide to be certified under the new certification system. 

 

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