OUR MISSION
 
Everyone is welcome!
The Savannah Art Association promotes community awareness and appreciation of the visual arts in the Savannah area. It encourages local artists to show and study the arts. The Association
 conducts art exhibitions, workshops, classes, operates its own gallery and engages
in other appropriate activities.
 
It shall operate as a non-profit corporation, registered in the State of Georgia and certified as a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt, non-profit corporation by the Internal Revenue Service.

 

THE OLDEST ART ASSOCIATION IN GEORGIA

 

This association of artists and patrons has been continually in existence since 1920 when a group of Savannah ladies led by Mrs. Mills B. Lane began meeting in their homes. Thanks to members' dedication over the years it has continued to thrive.

 

WHAT DOES THE SAA MEMBERSHIP GET YOU?

 
Community: A network of artists of different media with different levels of experience. We teach each other!
 
Work featured in The Gallery on Chippewa Square located at 232 Bull Street. 
 
 Free Gallery Space: SAA members exhibit and sell at the Savannah/Hilton Head Airport Art Gallery, Atlantic Foot & Ankle, Pace Lighting Gallery on Chatham Parkway in Savannah.
 
 Website: Members may use the SAA website to display their works online & have a link to their personal website or webpage.
 
Facebook presence
 
Annual Plein Air Paint Out event.
 
 Workshops by nationally known instructors.
 
Playshops led by SAA members sharing their expertise.
 
Educational, general membership meeting programs.
 
Newsletter sent bi-monthly, Brushstrokes includes an "SAA Artist of the Month." Members may advertise free.
 
Display artwork at local venues.
Community services. 
 
Group Plein Air painting, sketching or photographing our lovely city.
 
General membership meetings are monthly, except for June, July, and August. A calendar, available online and mailed to members, lists meetings, events, and other SAA news.
Annual dues are $50 artist, $75 family, and $25 per student.