Family Programs

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!


Hand Casting Special

Saturdays and Sundays from April 1 – May 13
$15 per person (plus museum admission)

Preserve every detail! Create a fun and memorable keepsake of your loved ones hand. This activity for family and friends or just interested individuals is perfect way to create a personalized sculpture. Using quick setting skin-safe materials we will make a mold of your hand resulting in highly detailed, colorful and expressive plaster hand casts. The process takes about an hour, and pre-registration is required.


Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours

3rd Thursday of Every Month
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the museum 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!

April 19
Complex Uncertainties, Movement and Motion in Art


Drop-In Studio

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 all year round and perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Landscape Painting


Movement and Motion in Art


Free Family Days!

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

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Open during regular Jepson Center 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.

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Educator Guides


DOWNLOAD EDUCATOR GUIDES on our educational resources page before your museum visit and explore the museum with fun and educational search activities.