Telfair Museums offers docent-guided group tours for all ages, pre-K through college. Students will be encouraged to look closely, think creatively, develop personal interpretations, and share in group discussion. All tours meet Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) and Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE).
School Field Trips Available:
Fees and health and safety protocols apply for on-site visits. Note: Chatham county Title I schools are not charged a fee for on-site visits. On-site visits for student groups are currently limited to 30 students per visit at the Telfair Academy or the Jepson Center. Site visits and virtual tours require advanced reservations. Contact Carey Daughtry at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your visit.
Available through January 9, 2022, Grades 4-12
Explore artist Sonya Clark’s large-scale art installation, quilted together from fabric cyanotypes, that references the night sky and the path to freedom sought by enslaved people making their way North along the Underground Railroad. The program also includes works from Telfair’s permanent collection, from sculpture portraits of Harriett Tubman and Frederick Douglass to a contemporary print by Faith Ringgold.
- Available as an in-person tour at the Jepson Center or as live virtual tour for student groups.
- Online Educator Guide: Connects to Georgia curriculum standards in areas including visual arts, social studies, science, and language arts. Download is available HERE.
- Supplies for in-school cyanotype fabric studio activity available free of cost to Savannah-Chatham County Title 1 schools.
Available through May 1, 2022 , Grades k-12
Students will discuss American art made after World War II and discover how artists have responded to social history and art movements from the mid-twentieth century to the present. The tour includes work from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection from the exhibitions Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America and Curator’s Choice.
Available through April 18, 2021, grades 4-12
This virtual field trip includes the following options:
- On Demand Virtual Tour Video for Educators
Please contact Carey Daughtry at email@example.com to request access.
- Live Virtual Tour via Zoom for Student Groups
Contact us for more information about this program and how we can customize your virtual visit. These group virtual tours are interactive and engaging, including guided discussion and an optional drawing and writing activity.
- Online Educator Guide
Connects to Georgia curriculum standards in areas including visual arts, social studies, science, and language arts. Download is available HERE.
- Self-guided Onsite Tour Option
Add on an on-site self-guided visit to the Jepson Center with a writing and sketching activity. Fees and health and safety protocols apply for on-site visits. On-site visits for student groups of 10 or less are available for a reduced group rate. Activity and supplies provided by the museum. Site visits require reservations. Contact Carey Daughtry at firstname.lastname@example.org to book a visit.
School Group Rates
- Min group size 10
- Max groups size 30
- Telfair Academy or Jepson Center $5
- One complimentary chaperone per 10 students