Start your new year with cutting edge art @ 2018 PULSE Art + Technology Festival, Jan. 17-21, Savannah

Pulse Art Technology Festival Telfair Museums Savannah Jepson Center

FREE PULSE Art & Technology Festival, Savannah 

One of Telfair Museums’ most exciting events, the PULSE Art + Technology Festival, returns for its twelfth year with artworks highlighting virtual and augmented reality, engaging lectures and performances and a special film screening that celebrates women in engineering.

This interactive and wildly inventive event for all ages, PULSE takes place at the Jepson Center from January 17-21, 2018.

PULSE will include an evening focused on STEAM education with a free, all-ages screening of the new documentary film Dream Big, which highlights female engineers making the world a better place.

Avery Bang, a distinguished engineer featured in the film, will participate in a question and answer panel after the screening. Elementary through college-age students can also enjoy two free morning programs of exciting presentations and dialogue with creatives working in tech fields from VR to coding and video games.

PULSE kids’ highlights include:

Art Start: PULSE Thurs. Jan. 18, 10:30AM Jepson Center
Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to The Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn @ The Jepson! Children $5/adult museum members free/adult non-members $12.

Thurs. Jan. 18, 6PM: FREE Screening & lecture: Dream Big: Engineering Our World screening and panel discussion with Avery Bang, sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers and Tharpe Engineering Group. The film highlights engineers making the world a better place. Free admission.

Sat. Jan. 20: Chatham County Free Family Day + STEAM Expo
10AM-5PM, activities from 1-4PM, Jan. 20, Jepson Center
Telfair’s most popular Family Day includes opportunities to experience all of the 2018 PULSE exhibitions and experiment with technology teaching tools. This year’s PULSE Free Family Day and STEAM Expo will feature hands-on tech projects for all ages, creative tech demos from local schools and colleges, and live performances. Admission is free.

All PULSE events are free to students with valid student IDs and Chatham County residents with proof of residency, except for the opening night lecture and performance (which are free to museum members, $8 admission for non-members). Without a valid student or Chatham County ID, regular museum admission is required for entrance.

Sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Infinity Inc. Media sponsor: Connect Savannah.

Telfair Museums is a sponsor

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