Diaspora Marketplace, Savannah Shops & Galleries

A sample of offerings at Diaspora Marketplace, Savannah

Savannah Shops & Galleries

Touch of Africa
DESCRIPTION: Opened 1997 by Odessa Grant; Women’s Afrocentric, eclectic clothing & handbags boutique; also carry dolls, jewelry and artifacts; periodically conduct seminars on African symbols and the principles of Kwanzaa.
DAYS & HOURS: Wed–Sat 10a–6p
ADDRESS: 2112 Sunset Blvd, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-354-7212

Safari International
DESCRIPTION: opened in 1992, this retail gallery that features books by African and African-American authors, authentic African fashions, wood carvings and artifacts, hand-made snake skin shoes, handbags and belts, framed paintings and prints, African arts, jewelry and gift items, greeting cards and accessories.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 11a-6p
ADDRESS: 25 East Broughton Street, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-228-2107

Diaspora Marketplace
DESCRIPTION: African Art has a home in Savannah, Georgia’s historic District. We carry detailed sculptures in a range of materials and sizes. If you are looking for African American framed artwork, instruments, or clothing, browse this shop for the perfect souvenir to remember your trip to Savannah’s beautiful historic district.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-6p
ADDRESS: 510 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-232-2626
WEBSITE: https://diasporamarketplc.com/

Iona’s Gallery & Great Finds
DESCRIPTION: Co-owned by author, educator and raconteur Dr. Bertice Berry and Jeanine Chambers; bring an important African American presence to the city’s revitalized downtown area, the business offers books, fine art, jewelry and furniture.
ADDRESS: 31 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-236-1576
WEBSITE: http://www.berticeberrynow.com/

Coastal Scooters
DESCRIPTION: Opened 2005 by Russ Moore; rent a scooter to ride around Savannah waterfront and the squares.
ADDRESS: 418 West Broughton Street, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-232-5513
WEBSITE: http://www.coastalscooters.com

Center Court Sportswear
DESCRIPTION: retail store carrying FUBU, Phat Farm and other urban wear.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu 10a-8p, Fri-Sat 10a-9p, Sun 10a-6p
ADDRESS: 2013 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-233-5952

Exotic African Art Gallery
DESCRIPTION: A boutique for African art collectors and gift-givers
DAYS & HOURS: Mon–Sat 10a–6p, Sun Noon-5p
ADDRESS: 305 West St. Julian Street, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-236-4006

Respect For Life Bookstore
DESCRIPTION: Carries 1000 titles by African American authors; also a community meeting place.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 11a-7p, Sat 10a-6p
ADDRESS: 1902 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA MAP
PHONE: 912-238-1230

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