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We are excited to offer local residents FREE ADMISSION to the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy on Saturdays and Sundays through August 28!

Counties included: Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina)
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Telfair Museums provides many opportunities for families to visit the museum, learn, and make art together. If you’re looking for a fun and educational activity for children, you’ve come to the right place!

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours

  • Third Thursday of every month, 10:30-11:30am | Jepson Center
  • $5 per child
  • Adult members free | Adult non-members $12

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us!

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

June 16 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center
Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

July 21 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center
Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

August 18 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center
Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

Drop-In Studio

  • Children in the drop-in studio at Telfair Museums' Jepson Center Every Saturday & Sunday beginning Jan. 8| 10am –2pm
  • Jepson Center
  • FREE with museum admission

Take time to unleash your creativity, join us in our studios every Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 2pm for artmaking projects for all ages! Work at your own pace and comfort level through an array of creative mediums such as watercolors, collage, calligraphy, origami, coloring books and much more. Each month features a special project designed to connect with an exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio is perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Featured Studio Family Program

Sunday, June 19 | 1–3pm
$25 per parent child, $15 adult
All materials included.

Abayomi doll making workshop with Aisha Sinclair
Abayomi is a Yoruba word for “precious meeting.” During the transatlantic slave trade from Africa, mothers would often take pieces of cloth from their skirts and make these dolls to help keep hope and remember their children. Learn to make your own in this featured Juneteenth studio program open to all ages.

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Free Family Days!

Telfair Museums’ Free Family Days for Chatham County residents are offered throughout the year. Enjoy music, artist demonstrations, and hands-on art-making, and more — free of charge!

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Juneteenth Free Family Day with Activities

June 18 at 10am5pm Jepson Center
Hands-on art activities will take place from 1–4pm. Drumming and libation ceremony will take place at 1pm with performances to follow.

BLOW UP Free Family Day with Activities

August 20 at 10am5pm Jepson Center
Hands-on artmaking and inflatable art demonstrations from 1–4pm. The event will include balloon and sculpture activities, inflatable art by local artists, and bouncy house fun in Telfair Square.

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Child in the Glass House at Telfair Museums' Jepson Center, Savannah Open during regular Jepson Center hours

A great place to visit after school, on rainy days, on weekends, or just anytime, Telfair’s hands-on learning gallery and interactive exhibits provide an excellent introduction to big ideas about art.

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