iPhone App highlights Savannah's cultural assets

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - An iPhone application is being launched along with the city of Savannah's exhibition Ebb and Flow: Life & Community in Eastern Savannah.

The application uses a variety of features, including integrated Google maps and a QR Code Scanner allows visitors to the Ebb and Flow exhibition at the Telfair Museums to access additional information related to exhibition pieces.

The QR Code Scanner feature enables those visiting the exhibition to scan wall labels and access information explaining the importance of the item displayed.

App users can also access a map of East Savannah, click on a red Google marker and see imagery and details related to the project area. Ebb and Flow is available for download on the iPhone App Store.

The application was developed by Smack Dab Studios along with the creative team that produced the Ebb and Flow publication.

The Ebb and Flow Exhibition and publication is a city-sponsored documentation project.

The publication will be unveiled with a book signing and reception at 5 p.m. May 19 at Telfair Museum's Jepson Center. The event is free of admission charges and open to the general public.

The Ebb and Flow exhibition, which will be displayed from May 7 and July 17 at the Jepson Center.

An Ebb and Flow lecture series will feature Dr. Martha L. Keber lecturing about "Keep off Jim Crow Cars:" Streetcar Boycotts in Savannah at 12:30 p.m. May 25 at the Jepson Center.

Dr. Charles J. Elmore moderating a panel discussion: Great Expectations: Baby Boomers in eastern Savannah at 6 p.m. on May 26  at the Jepson Center.

A June 2 screening of the Ebb and Flow documentary that involved area young people in the pre- and post- production phases.

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