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September 2015
Free

Free Family Day – Explore the Owens-Thomas House

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Owens-Thomas House,
124 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31401 United States

Join us for an afternoon of history, craft demonstrations, and exploration at the Owens-Thomas House. The main floor of the house will be open for interpretive tours in which families will meet characters from the history of the house, including Mary Maxwell and the Marquis de Lafayette, and learn about tea and entertaining customs of the period. Visitors will see demonstrations of traditional methods of spinning and bread making and learn to play games like marbles that were likely played by both the enslaved children and the free children in the household. Families will also see a demonstration of the faux-finishing techniques used in the house and participate in a hands-on marbleizing activity.

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Stroller Tour: Eclectic Encounters

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:15 am
Jepson Center,
207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

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.

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Telfair Tots: Eclectic Encounters

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jepson Center,
207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

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.

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October 2015
Free

Free Family Day: Impressionism

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Telfair Academy,
121 Barnard St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Get ready for Monet and create lasting impressions at the historic Telfair Academy by exploring the painting techniques and the color theory that inspired one of the greatest movements in art. We will help you make your own color book. Go on an impressionism scavenger hunt, play color games in the galleries, and enjoy impressionist music in the beautiful rotunda.

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November 2015
Free

21st Annual Telfair Art Fair

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Telfair Square,
Savannah, GA 31401 United States

This beloved outdoor event in the heart of historic Savannah features 85 national and local artists set up around Telfair Square. For over two decades, the Telfair Art Fair has attracted thousands of visitors, Savannah-area residents, and families. The Fair features a wide variety of original art for sale in a broad range of prices and media, offering something to suit every taste and budget.

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Free

Free Family Day at the Telfair Art Fair

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jepson Center & Telfair Square

Enjoy the Telfair Square and the Monet and American Impressionism exhibit at this inside and outside family day. Children can engage in activities in the square sponsored by Dick Blick Art Materials, try plein air painting, make water lilies, participate in story time, learn how to mix colors, and more!

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Free

21st Annual Telfair Art Fair

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Telfair Square,
Savannah, GA 31401 United States

This beloved outdoor event in the heart of historic Savannah features 85 national and local artists set up around Telfair Square. For over two decades, the Telfair Art Fair has attracted thousands of visitors, Savannah-area residents, and families. The Fair features a wide variety of original art for sale in a broad range of prices and media, offering something to suit every taste and budget.

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December 2015
Free

Free Family Day – I Have Marks to Make

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jepson Center,
207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

Help celebrate the creative spirit and the accomplishments of Savannah artists young and old at Telfair’s annual I Have Marks to Make exhibition. Exploring the empowerment of people through art, the exhibition features works by individuals with disabilities and work by others making art in rehabilitation from injury or illness. Make your own mark in drawing and painting activities led by talented local artists participating in the exhibition, and take part in a moving program of poetry readings and performances at 2 pm, followed by a reception.

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January 2016

PULSE Art + Technology Festival

January 27, 2016 - January 31, 2016
Jepson Center,
207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States

In January 2016, Telfair Museums will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the PULSE Art + Technology Festival. Established in 2007 and attracting more than 4,000 visitors each year, the PULSE festival is an all-ages celebration of the creative uses of technology by artists and designers from around the world.

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