Telfair in Bloom
April 14 – April 17
Jepson Center, 207 W York St
Telfair Academy Guild presents the inaugural Telfair in Bloom, a festival of art and flowers! Museum curators will choose paintings, sculptures, and works of decorative art from the permanent collection. Designers will interpret the art by creating floral arrangements that will remain on display during the entire four-day event, which includes an opening party, a lecture by a nationally-recognized speaker followed by a luncheon , plus additional lectures, demonstrations, and a children’s workshop.
See all the Telfair in Bloom events here.
Kid-friendly events include:
Lecture and Café à la Rose
Saturday, April 16, 10am
Reserve your tickets online here
Local cinema lecturer Keller Jones will share her insights and enthusiasm for flowers in film in a presentation, Magnolias, Roses and Dahlias: The Power of Flowers in Film. Enjoy one last chance to view the flowers while enjoying tea and scones, Café à la Rose, and floral scented treats. Children’s activities for young budding artists will also be going on throughout the day.
MORE FAMILY FRIENDLY TELFAIR EVENTS
Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours
3rd Thursday of Every Month
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20
Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us!
Collecting Landmark Events with Art
Elvis at 21: Positive and Negative Shapes
Sculpture: Dynamic Forms in Play-Doh
State of the Art: Mixed Media and Collage
Free Family Days
1-4PM on one Saturday each month
Sat. April 23
Technology Then and Now at the Owens-Thomas House
Did you know that the Owens-Thomas House had running water even before the White House? Find out about exciting 19th-century technologies in this fun exploration of the historic Owens-Thomas House. Investigate the technologies of yesteryear—from cisterns and water collection, to lighting and laundry devices—through hands-on activities for children, and enjoy a special performance by the Savannah Children’s Choir!
Sat. May 7
State of the Art: Savannah Community Celebration
Savannah is bursting with artistic talent, and Telfair wants to celebrate it! Enjoy an array of local contemporary art, and meet some of the fabulous artists and art groups making and promoting art in our community. Take part in this exciting, blossoming scene by making some art of your own!
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