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Kindermusik Savannah offers private music lessons for children 6+

Sunday, September 20th, 2020

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Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano will have their fall recital outdoors in a covered pavilion on a stage.

If your little one starts lessons now, they could perform for this recital on Nov. 14 2020.

Come see why community recitals are a huge motivator and inspiration to Kindermusik’s music students ages 6+.

For more info, or to set up your child’s free 15-trial lesson, text 912-432-5885 or visit 88keyspiano.com.

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Savannah Children’s Museum reopens for Thursdays through Saturdays, starting Sept. 24

Friday, September 18th, 2020

Savannah Children's Museum reopens

Savannah Children’s Museum will reopen Thursdays through Saturdays, 9:30AM to 2:30PM, beginning Thurs. Sept. 24 2020.

Daily programming will be offered in addition to a special bottle rocket program at noon every day Thursday-Saturday. Please note that Savannah Children’s Museum is an outdoor site and closes during adverse weather conditions.

For the safety of all staff and guests, SCM follows social distancing protocols and will implement enhanced sanitizing procedures. Visitors are asked to adhere to the City of Savannah Government, Chatham County, Georgia Government and CDC mask regulations and recommendations.

Savannah Children’s Museum is also available for private bookings including birthday parties, field trips and homeschool groups Sunday through Wednesday and its Mobile Museum programs can be brought to your location any day of the week. Please contact Megan Alstad for more information at malstad@chsgeorgia.org

Savannah Children’s Museum admission is free for Coastal Heritage Society members and $8 per person aged 18 months and older. Find info on how to beome a member here.

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah reopens

Friday, September 18th, 2020

Fort Pulaski National Monument Savannah reopens

Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah has reopened.

The national monument has moved into Phase 2 of its Adaptive Recovery Operations and historic Fort Pulaski has reopened.

The fort will be open during regular park hours from 10AM-4PM. (The park is open for visitors 9AM-5PM). Interpretive programs are not being offered at this time. Staff will be available for visitor information.

Fort Pulaski, island trails, parking lots, and visitor center restrooms are open. The visitor center, and the north shoreline are closed.

Find more information here.

Fall 2020 Kids’ Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

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Time to sign up your child for Scribble Art Studio in Savannah’s popular after school art classes for ages 5 and older as well as their Portfolio Builders’ Class for older children.

Classes run on:
Mondays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM
Tuesdays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM
Thursdays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM

Both the General Art classes and Portfolio Builders class run each day at both times for your convenience. You pick the day and time that works best for you. OPEN ENROLLMENT!

Classes run in 5 week sessions for $200. All supplies included.

Check out Scribble Art Studio’s updated website here.

Open enrollment. Register today at www.scribbleartstudio.com

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Birthday Parties & New Adult Workshops, too

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s next birthday party at Scribble Art Studio where you’ll enjoy your choice of guided art project and then leave the mess for Scribble to clean up.

Adult Workshops

Host a creative escape for your crew at the studio. Scribble is now booking parties for you and your friends to try your hand at printmaking, or acrylic or watercolor painting.

Questions? Call Geoff at 202-379-5643

Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Free Telfair Museums’ Family Weekend @ outdoor section of Telfair Square for Chatham Co. & Savannah families

Monday, September 14th, 2020

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Cut & Paste FREE Family Weekend @ Telfair Square, Savannah, Sept. 18-20

This weekend (Sept. 18-20 2020) Telfair Museums presents a three-day weekend of free admission for Savannah and Chatham County families to enjoy the exhibition ‘Cut and Paste: Works of Paper’ and provide fun, informal learning experiences.

Free admission for Savannah & Chatham Co. residents is spread out over three days during standard operating hours to allow for social distancing. Face coverings are required for the duration of your visit.

From 10AM-5PM Friday through Sunday, all Savannah and Chatham County residents will receive free admission to the large contemporary art space on the southwest corner of Telfair Square. Face masks are required. For more on Telfair’s safety procedures, visit telfair.org/hours-admission. Proof of residency required. Find a list if acceptable forms of ID here. 

Telfair Square in front of the Jepson Center @ Telfair Museums
207 W. York St.
Savannah GA 31401
Learn more here. 

Visitors to the Free Family Weekend are invited to tour current exhibitions and explore art activities led by Telfair’s education team.

From 2-4PM Saturday and Sunday, Savannah artist Amiri Farris, who is featured in the Telfair exhibition Breakout!, will provide live, distanced demonstrations of his process for works on paper.

A limited number of free art kits also will be distributed during the three-day period.

Exhibitions currently on view include Cut and Paste: Works of Paper, a special exhibition of paper works by Georgia artists, and Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision, a sweeping survey of some of the museum’s most important paintings, as well as several other offerings.

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Major photography exhibition set to open

Also on view at the Jepson Center starting Sept. 18 will be a new photo exhibition featuring some of the most prominent names in 20th-century American photography, including Gordon Parks, Helen Levitt, and Bruce Davidson. Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography considers the experience and expression of youth from the 1940s to the present.

Among the featured images will be several by the celebrated American photographer Davidson, which Telfair acquired in 2018 as part of a group of 347 of his works.

Telfair also is offering a free virtual opening lecture for Youthful Adventures at 6PM Sept. 17. Those interested can register for the lecture at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_shFxHllMTPemwZAWg7lBwA.

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Fall 2020 Kids’ Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

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Time to sign up your child for Scribble Art Studio in Savannah’s popular after school art classes for ages 5 and older as well as their Portfolio Builders’ Class for older children.

Classes run on:
Mondays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM
Tuesdays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM
Thursdays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM

Both the General Art classes and Portfolio Builders class run each day at both times for your convenience. You pick the day and time that works best for you. OPEN ENROLLMENT!

Classes run in 5 week sessions for $200. All supplies included.

Check out Scribble Art Studio’s updated website here.

Open enrollment. Register today at www.scribbleartstudio.com

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Birthday Parties & New Adult Workshops, too

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s next birthday party at Scribble Art Studio where you’ll enjoy your choice of guided art project and then leave the mess for Scribble to clean up.

Adult Workshops

Host a creative escape for your crew at the studio. Scribble is now booking parties for you and your friends to try your hand at printmaking, or acrylic or watercolor painting.

Questions? Call Geoff at 202-379-5643

Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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FREE Family Weekends @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Friday, September 4th, 2020

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FREE Family Weekends 2020 @ Telfair Museums, Savannah

September 2020

Cut and Paste Free Family Weekend
Sept. 18 at 10AM–Sept. 20 at 5PM
@ Jepson Center
Telfair presents a three-day weekend of free admission to the Jepson Center for Savannah and Chatham County families to enjoy the exhibition Cut and Paste: Works of Paper and provide fun, informal learning experiences. Free admission to the Jepson Center is spread out over three days during standard operating hours to allow for social distancing.

Learn more here.

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November 2020

Impressionism Free Family Weekend
Nov. 13 at 10AM–Nov. 15 at 5PM
@ Jepson Center
Families can explore Telfair’s beloved collection of impressionist art in a new light at the Jepson Center in this weekend of free admission for Savannah and Chatham County residents. Family Activity Kits include scavenger hunts in the museum galleries along with at-home art making kits. Family Weekends are free of admission to the Jepson Center only for City of Savannah and Chatham County residents. Investment is provided by the City of Savannah.

Learn more here.

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Special Labor Day 2020 discount @ three Coastal Heritage Society sites, Savannah

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

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Three of Coastal Heritage Society’s museums in Savannah will be open for Labor Day on Mon. Sept. 7 2020 from 9AM-5PM.

Guests can enjoy interactive exhibits and engaging tours at each site through hands-on, immersive activities that illustrate the narratives of Savannah’s past at Savannah History Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum and Old Fort Jackson.

On Mon. Sept. 7 only, residents of Chatham, Effingham, Bryan and Liberty Counties will receive a special rate of Buy One, Get One free for site admission.

Georgia State Railroad Museum and Old Fort Jackson – both in Savannah – are both large, open-air historic sites with plenty of space for safe social distancing.

For the safety of all staff and guests, these facilities will be observing social distancing protocols and implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures. Due to the City of Savannah and Chatham County mandates, guest are required guests to wear masks and adhere to public health safety protocols at all of these sites.

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Savannah Cultural Arts Center free at-home activity: Build -A-Story

Monday, August 31st, 2020

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At-Home Kids’ Activity from Savannah Cultural Arts Center: Build-A-Story

Introduction to Improv

Tina the dog traveled to space and discovered the secret biscuit recipe?
Fun and imaginative, this activity from the Savannah Cultural Arts Center can be played in-person or virtually over video call and is appropriate for all ages. Build-A-Story is a great was to develop imagination and storytelling skills.

Use the icons provided with this instruction sheet – or make your own!

Find the instructions online here. 

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(Savannah art classed) Telfair Museums Fall 2020 in-person & virtual classes

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

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Telfair Museums 2020 Fall & Winter Class offerings

Telfair Museums in Savannah has a brand new schedule of in person and virtual classes for Fall and Winter 2020, completely redesigned to insure social distancing and health and safety protocols, while providing engaging, fun, educational experiences for everyone.

Telfair Museums’ new in person classes will be limited to 8-10 participants and meet mostly outdoors, weather permitting. All supplies will be provided, with two exceptions, Savannah plein air sketching group is bring your own supplies and the virtual video class requires a computer and internet access.

All fall and winter, youth and adult classes, are live on the website, with full descriptions.

Register online for youth classes here. 

Register online for adult classes here. 

Fall 2020 Telfair Museums class schedule:

Savannah Sketchers Plein Air Group
Guided Morning Session: Fridays, 9am–12pm | September 18–November 13
Afternoon non instructional Session: Fridays, 2pm–5pm | September 18–November 13

Sketch-Booking, Observational Painting, and Drawing Foundations
Session 1: Mondays, 9am–12pm September 14–October 19

Oil Painting Class: Intro to Landscape Painting
Tuesdays, 2–5pm, September 15th–October 20th

Weekend Painter, Oil Painting Class: Intro to Landscape Painting
Saturdays, 9am–12pm | September 19–October 24th

Focused Studies: Color and Value in Landscapes
Wednesdays, 9–12pm | September 17–October 22

Youth Art Club! Painting and Drawing Ages 9–12 years
Wednesdays, 4–6pm, September 17–October 22

Youth Art Club! Painting and Drawing (ages 12–16 years)
Wednesdays, 4–6pm, September 16–October 14

Virtual Video Game Camp Ages 12-14 years | via Zoom
September 15 – October 13

Digital Photography Camp Ages 12–16
Mondays, September 14–October 12, 4-6pm

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Daily blacksmithing demos at Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Coastal Heritage Society blacksmithing demos

Coastal Heritage Society Railroad Operations’has blacksmithing demos inside the historic Blacksmith Shop at Georgia State Railroad Museum.

Come out and see. Georgia State Railroad Museum and Old Fort Jackson are open 9AM-5PM, Wednesday-Sunday.

Book your ticket in advance online at www.chsgeorgia.org

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At-Home Craft: Tape Resistant Art by Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Monday, July 20th, 2020

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While Savannah Cultural Arts Center isn’t open, the staff there want to share some creative fun for kids to do at home.

Tape Resistant Art to make at home

A fun art activity for all ages to indulge their creative side. Tape Resist Art is a simple craft with endless possibilities.

Find instructions online here from the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Watch their how-to video here, and make your own!

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Kids’ Music Lessons with Kindermusik Savannah

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Kindermusik Savannah music lessons kids Instill a love of music in your children from the ground up!

Expose your babies to a loving and joyful musical environment through movement and brain building activities.

Treat your toddler to a parent/child together activity that they’ll look forward to all week. Engage your preschooler in a music and movement class where they will learn about all the instruments, how music is written and put together, and how to produce musical sounds.

Next, watch your child blossom in private music lessons via Skype or in person. The Kindermusik Savannah team is here to help your child thrive and succeed at every age and stage.

Contact Kindermusik Savannah about their free trials for each level: text MUSIC to 912-432-5885 or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com today.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

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FREE Savannah Families Weekend @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Monday, July 13th, 2020

FREE Savannah families weekend Telfair Museums Savannah Chatham County

FREE Savannah Families Weekend
July 17–July 19 2020
Jepson Center in Savannah

Explore Juneteenth connections and current exhibitions at the Jepson Center with an extended period of free admission for City of Savannah residents during regular hours during this three-day period. In lieu of the museum’s Free Family Day, the museum will expand free admission to the Jepson Center over a three-day weekend to allow for smaller numbers and social distancing. Family Art Activity Packets with suggested activities for the museum visit and at-home art making are available for pickup in the Jepson Center lobby during this period.

Please note: This program applies to the Jepson Center only.

The museum may have limited capacity at peak hours due to social distancing measures. Presented thanks to investment provided by the City of Savannah.

Learn more here.

Jepson Center
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Savannah Families FREE Weekend @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

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Savannah Families Free Weekend @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center
July 17–19 2020
Free and open to residents of Chatham County

Explore Juneteenth connections at the Jepson Center  in Savannah with an extended period of free admission for City of Savannah residents during regular hours during this three-day period. Art Activity Packets with family activities for the museum visit and at home art making are available for pickup in the Jepson Center lobby during this period.

Jepson Center
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah reopens

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Old Fort Jackson Georgia State Railroad Museum Savannah reopening

Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah will now be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm, beginning Thurs. July 9 2020. Guided tours, blacksmithing and limited turntable demo/switching demos will resume.

For the safety of all staff and guests, the museum will be observing:
*Social distancing protocols
*Implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures.
*Changes to the exhibit flow and daily programming for guest safety.
*All persons entering the museum must wear a face covering or mask, per the emergency order issued June 30, 2020 by the Mayor of the City of Savannah. Any person who is unable to safely wear a face covering due to age, an underlying health condition or is unable to remove the face covering without assistance of others is exempt from this order. For more information about Savannah’s Face Covering order, please visit www.savannahga.gov.

Capacity will be limited to 30 guests at a time every half an hour, first come, first served, so please call ahead to check availability. Visitors can purchase tickets in advance online here or on-site at Georgia State Railroad Museum.

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