ArtZeum at the Jepson Center has four new exhibits especially designed for preschool children and families
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401
The Jepson includes a two-level, hands-on gallery ArtZeum that encourages children to explore art using works from the Telfair collection, Savannah architecture building blocks, interactive media experiences, a magnetic sculpture wall and more. Each month, Toddler Third Thursdays allows tots to explore exhibitions and complete an art project relating to the tour.
For more info on Toddler Third Thursdays, click here.
The Jepson also features ”What Can We Make (wcwm?)” in the Melaver Studio from 10 AM-2 PM each Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Drop-in visits, all-ages, free-form art activities. WCWM focuses on developing problem-solving and critical thinking skills through imagination. Explore your child’s creative side with inspiring activities utilizing recycled materials, found objects, and traditional art supplies. Free to members and to visitors with paid admission. Call call 790.8823.
Open to adults and children accompanied by an adult caregiver. More info here.
Explore Big Ideas
■What is art?
■Why do we make art?
■How do we look at art?
■How do we value art?
Participate in learning activities that make connections to the Telfair Museum of Art’s collections, Savannah’s architecture and history, and the larger world of art.
What to do in ArtZeum
■Try on a Capital Cap! Which order are you?
■Wear your art with the symbols dress-up activity!
■Walk through a work of art! Find connections to the museum and Savannah in Therman Statom’s Glass House, made just for ArtZeum.
■Hear Buildings Speak. What stories do they have to tell?
■Make your own building with architectural blocks.
■Try your hand at the Public Art Game.
■You are moving to the moon and can take only one painting. Which one would you take?
■Is it art or not? What do you think?
■Make your own metal sculpture at the Magnet Wall!
■Use your imagination and add your drawing to Phantasmagoria!
■Take a look at an art book in the Reading Corner.
The Jepson Center is open year round (closed some major holidays).
Sunday 12 – 5 pm
Monday 12 – 5 pm
Tuesday 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday 10 am-8 pm
Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
St. Patrick’s Day Observance
AAA / Seniors (65+) / Military: $18
Family Pass $40
Student (K-College): $5
Children under 5: Free
*Admission includes a one-time visit to each of the Telfair Museums three sites for a week-long period following the date of purchase. General admission fee also includes regularly-scheduled docent-guided tours.
Call 912.790.8800 for more details.