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Family Programs

Telfair Museums provides many opportunities for families to visit the museum, learn, and make art together. Are you looking for a fun and educational activity for children?

Stroller Tours

Stroller Tours

3rd Thursday of Every Month
9:30-10:15am
Telfair Museums is excited to introduce its newest program for the stroller set! Join us for a monthly gathering where parents and caregivers can enjoy a morning at the museum while also engaging infants with art. Babies thrive on dynamic environments, so each month we’ll explore a different set of artwork. There will be touchable toys for the little ones and adult conversation for you and like-minded art lovers. Finish your visit with a leisurely talk over complimentary coffee and tea in our café. Strollers, crying, and older siblings are all welcome here.Infants from 2-18 months and adults welcome. Included with museum admission; free to members. Ten spaces are available.

Color Pop – April 16

Explore the color wheel and discuss the elements of color and color mixing.

Art of Diplomacy – May 21

Art is all around us and impacts our lives, whether we’re aware of it or not. Slow down and admire how Winston Churchill explored painting as a pastime. Go back in time through paintings, historic photographs, and objects.

Women Artists – June18

Parent and child explore works by local women artists of the past. How do you translate the people, places, and things around you into a work of art? Make connections with landscapes, portraits and still life paintings for visual learning.

Life’s a Beach – July 16

Jump into Martin Parr’s photographs of beaches around the world and compare them to the beach we have right down the road. Parr believes that a beach is a place where quirky behaviors can be found, so come explore coastal life through a different lens.

I Love the 90’s – August 20

Go back to the 90’s and see how artists translated social issues through a variety of media. Focus on line, shape, and color in order to read artwork and objects.

Telfair Tots

3rd Thursday of Every Month
10:30-11:30am
Start your day with art! Once a month preschoolers aged 2 ½ – 5 and their adult companions are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Younger siblings are welcome to tag along. Come play and learn with us!Activity fee is $5 per participating child; regular museum admission for caregivers. Adult members are always free.

What Color Makes – April 16

Explore the color wheel and discuss the elements of color and color mixing. Create your own color wheel, then mix colors to create your own screenprinted t-shirt.

wcwm? (What Can We Make?)

Jepson Center

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
1 – 4pm
Join us as we open the studios for drop in visits for all ages. wcwm? (What Can We Make?) focuses on developing problem-solving and critical thinking skills through imagination. Explore your creative side with inspiring activities utilizing recycled materials, found objects, and traditional art supplies. In addition to the wcwm? project kits, the studios provide watercolor and collage opportunities as well.Always free to members and to visitors with paid admission. Open to adults and children accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Free Family Days!

Jepson Center

One Saturday a Month
1-4pm
Telfair Museums family days are offered throughout the year. Enjoy music, artist demonstrations, hands-on art-making, and guided tours free of charge. CLICK HERE to learn more.

ArtZeum

Jepson Center

Open During Regular Museum Hours
A great place to visit after school, on rainy days, on weekends, or just anytime, the Telfair’s hands-on learning gallery and interactive exhibits provide an excellent introduction to big ideas about art. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Educator Guides
DOWNLOAD EDUCATOR GUIDES on our educational resources page before your museum visit and explore the museum with fun and educational search activities.