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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

  • 3rd Thursday of Every Month
  • 10:30–11:30am
  • $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: The Prints of Dame Laura Knight

July 18 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center

Art Start: Five Decades

August 15 at 10:30am11:30am Jepson Center

Drop-In Studio

  • Children in the drop-in studio at Telfair Museums' Jepson Center Daily | 1–4pm
  • Jepson Center
  • FREE with museum admission

Unleash your creativity and join us in our studios every day 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 (for adults, too!), and much more. Each month features a special project designed to connect with a specific exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio is open year round and perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Upcoming Drop-In Studio Projects

Each month we offer fun new art projects at our daily Drop-In Studio to relate back to the exhibitions on view in the museum.

April Rembrandt and the Jewish Experience
May Katherine Sandoz: katniss
June Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America
July The Prints of Dame Laura Knight
August Suzanne Jackson: Five Decades

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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Free Family Day: 200 Years of William Jay Architecture

August 10 at 1pm4pm Telfair Academy
Free admission! Explore William Jay’s life, travels, and designs as we celebrate 200 years of Jay architecture in Savannah.


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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