Art in the Rotunda
Art in the Rotunda is a rotating exhibit in City Hall’s first floor Rotunda featuring the work of local artists or highlighting local history. This exhibit is available to the general public Monday-Friday 8:15am-5:00pm, except City holidays.
- January - September 2020, Law’s Murphys; Works by Christopher Murphy, Jr. from the W. W. Law Art Collection: Law’s Murphys showcases seven pieces by acclaimed Savannah artist Christopher Murphy, Jr. collected by local historian and preservationist Westley Wallace "W. W." Law for their documentation of historic African American churches and neighborhoods. (View online version of Law’s Murphys)
Right top: Detail from "5.P.M. Randolph Street at Hull Sept 1956," Christopher Murphy, Jr., watercolor, featured in Law’s Murphys exhibit
History in the Chamber
History in the Chamber includes rotating exhibits in City Hall’s second floor City Council Chamber featuring artifacts and documents from the City’s historical collections and community partners which relate to the City government’s and the Savannah community’s history. These exhibits are available to the general public on Council Meeting days (every other Thursday) or during our First Tuesday Tours of City Hall.
- January - September 2020, 230 Years Ago... : 230 Years Ago... reflects on the 230th anniversary of the City of Savannah government (incorporated in December 1789), discussing the early days of the government and featuring a sampling of the treasures preserved in the Municipal Archives for our citizens.
- January - September 2020, Remembering the Savannah Pharmacy: Remembering the Savannah Pharmacy highlights the history of this landmark Savannah business, the second oldest continuously operating African American owned business in Savannah at the time of its closing in 2007, and showcases documents and pharmaceutical artifacts from the Pharmacy preserved in the Municipal Archives.
Right bottom: Long Ease was a patented cold medicine compounded by the Savannah Pharmacy, label featured in Remembering the Savannah Pharmacy exhibit