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Enjoy free weekends for locals through August 28! Counties included: Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina)
*excludes Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Please Note: Joe's at the Jepson will be closed Thursday, 8/11 through Sunday, 8/21. The café will re-open on Monday, August 22.
Please Note: The Telfair Academy will be closed from 8/22-8/26. The Academy will resume operations on Saturday, 8/27.
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August 2022

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.

Free Family Weekend at the Jepson Center & Telfair Academy

August 20 at 10amAugust 21 at 5pm Jepson Center

Telfair Museums is excited to offer local residents free weekend admission to the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy starting April 2 - August 28!

BLOW UP Free Family Day with Activities

August 20 at 10am5pm Jepson Center

Hands-on artmaking and inflatable art demonstrations from 1–4pm. Telfair offers a back-to-school family event with inflatable fun and art activities based on the museum’s exhibition Blow Up: Inflatable Contemporary Art!

#art912, CONVERGENCE Reception

August 25 at 6pm Jepson Center

Join us for an exciting evening to celebrate local art and artists! CONVERGENCE is an #art912 survey exhibition that brings together more than 40 works from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection from recent or current Savannah-based artists.

Free Family Weekend at the Jepson Center & Telfair Academy

August 27 at 10amAugust 28 at 5pm Jepson Center

Telfair Museums is excited to offer local residents free weekend admission to the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy starting April 2 - August 28!

September 2022

Join us for a pre-recorded viewing on how collaborations between a community-based organization and a university library can work together to develop an online archive of searchable African American Funeral Programs.

Archival Silence: Closing Gaps in African American History in Bulloch County, GA

September 3 Willow Hill Heritage & Renaissance Center, 4235 Willow Hill Rd,
Portal, GA 30450 United States

Join Telfair Museums and the Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center for Archival Silence: Closing the Gaps in African American History in Bulloch County, Georgia. Dr. Alvin Jackson will present more than thirty years of research and documentation of the untold stories of slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow, Black Migration and integration in Bulloch County while highlighting the value of oral history interviews, collecting funeral programs, DNA, and digital technologies.

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

September 15 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.

Featured Artist Workshop with Patrick Saunders

September 16September 18 Jepson Center

The painted still life tells a story through the composition and the elements represented, requiring a balance of spontaneity and accuracy, a perfect subject to practice adding energy and excitement to all your paintings. Learn about choosing a subject, composition, values, color temperature, simplification, how to start, and when to stop. Each day will include a full demonstration followed by opportunities to create multiple paintings, with frequent one-on-one instruction.

October 2022

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

October 20 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.

November 2022

Telfair Museums is teaming up with the nationally acclaimed Slave Dwelling Project this fall 2022.

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

November 17 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.

December 2022

Holiday Tree Lighting

December 1 at 5:30pm7pm Jepson Center

We hope you’ll help us kick off the holiday season with Telfair’s annual tree lighting celebration sparking joy and bringing the community under one roof. A hot cocoa bar, homemade cookies, and children’s art activities will take place in the Jepson Center’s Richard and Judy Eckburg Atrium.

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours

December 15 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.