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Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Toddler Tuesday Oatland Island Wildlife Center Savannah

 

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah are now held outdoors due to the pandemic.

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the outside amphitheater and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

Due to the current state of the pandemic the program will be conducted entirely outside so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. The program will happen rain or shine. In the event of rain, the program will be under covered pavilions. Cost: $5 per child and only $3 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Winter Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

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Free Family Weekend @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Free Family Days Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah

PICASSO TO HOCKNEY: MODERN ART ON STAGE FREE FAMILY WEEKEND AT TELFAIR MUSEUMS’ JEPSON CENTER
April 16–April 18 2021
Jepson Center
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Local residents are invited to visit the Jepson Center in Savannah free of charge during this three-day weekend April 16-18 2021 to experience the exhibition Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art On Stage.

Take a scavenger hunt based on the exhibition and pick up a free art-making kit for families to enjoy at home.

Theater arts and fashion displays by local students will be featured each afternoon.

Learn more here. 
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(Easter Egg Hunts, Savannah 2021) Georgia State Railroad Museum to host reimagined Eggstravaganza

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Easter Egg Hunts Savannah Georgia State Railroad Museum Savannah
Eggstravaganza 2021 @ Georgia State Railroad Museum
655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401
Sat. March 27 2021,  10AM-1PM
Come in your most colorful springtime attire, bring your baskets

You’re invited to Eggstravaganza @ Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah on Sat. March 27 2021, 10AM-1PM.

Georgia State Railroad Museum is a large, open-air historic site with plenty of space for safe social distancing. Staff and volunteers handing out treats will be positioned throughout the outdoor museum. Blacksmith demonstrations by Coastal Heritage Society will occur throughout the day as well as a special egg wood turning demonstration by Lowcountry Turners.

Cost to attend Eggstravaganza: $5 per person for all participants, ages 18 months and older.

Pre-registration is required online here.

Registration will close at midnight the day before the event. Admission is free to Coastal Heritage Society members. Become a member online here.

Eggstravaganza is sponsored by Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, Dell Technologies and Attorney, Francesca Macchiaverna.

For the safety of all staff and guests, social distancing protocols and enhanced sanitizing procedures will be in place.

All participants are required to wear a face covering for the safety of others.
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Coastal Heritage Society museums, historical sites reopened March 4, Savannah

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Savannah Children’s Museum, open Wed-Sat, 9:30AM-2:30PM, depending on weather

All Coastal Heritage Society historic sites and museums in Savannah reopened to the public Thurs. March 4 2021.

There will also be a special Family Day on March 13 2021. Details here.

New operating hours are as follows:

Georgia State Railroad MuseumSavannah History Museum, and Old Fort Jackson will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9AM to 4PM.

Savannah Children’s Museum will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30AM to 2:30PM.

Pin Point Heritage Museum will be open Thursday through Saturday from 9AM to 4PM.

Harper Fowlkes House will be open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10AM to 3PM. *Special opening on Thursday, March 4th from 10AM to 3PM.

Admissions information and online ticket sales are available online here.

As always, Coastal Heritage Society Members receive FREE admission. Become a member online here.

For the safety of all staff and guests, social distancing protocols will be observed, implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures Both staff and guests are required to wear masks. Visitors are asked to adhere to the City of Savannah, Chatham County Commission and CDC mask regulations and recommendations.

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Kids’ Night Out & Kids’ Yoga, School Readiness Program @ The Sandbox Tanger 2, Bluffton

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Kids Night Out Bluffton Tanger Outlets SC

Kids Night Out @ The Sandbox Tanger 2 Outlets, Bluffton SC
Sat. March 27 2021, 5:30-8:30PM
Children ages 4-12 years $40, Sibling & Members $30

Enjoy a childfree night out. Drop your kid(s) off for a playful evening in the museum with special activities and a pizza dinner. Space is limited.

Register online here.

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Sandbox children's museum Tanger 2 Bluffton SC programs

 

Discover, Imagine, Grow(DIG) School Readiness program for ages 3-5 @ The Sandbox Tanger 2 Outlets, Bluffton
Thursdays 10-11AM through April 29 2021
Free – Registration required

Register online here. 

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Yoga kids Bluffton SC Sandbox Tanger 2

YOGA KIDS @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum Tanger 2 in Bluffton SC & online 

The Yoga Kids program is designed for the 5-10-year-old who likes to move but also wants to work on flexibility and calming techniques. Basic yoga poses will be introduced to help develop a balanced heart and head.

Sundays March 14 & March 28, 11:45-12:30PM
In-person or zoom option

Children (ages 5-10 years) $20 in person, $10 Sibling or Zoom access

Member children $12 in person, $5 Sibling or Zoom access

Register online here.  Click on “Book Now.”

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The Sandbox at Tanger 2
Tanger Outlets Hilton Head
1414 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is. Bluffton SC

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Bluffton Tanger Outlets SC

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, both locations, are open with reduced occupancy, online ticketing and reservations, and increased cleaning procedures!

Make your reservations to play online here. 

Questions? Call the museum for more information. Bluffton 843-705-6235, Hilton Head 843-842-7645

The Sandbox
18A Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29928

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
1414 Fording Island Rd, Suite E-180
Bluffton, SC 29910

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Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Friday, February 26th, 2021

 

Toddler Tuesday themes Savannah Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah are now held outdoors due to the pandemic.

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the outside amphitheater and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

Due to the current state of the pandemic the program will be conducted entirely outside so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. The program will happen rain or shine. In the event of rain, the program will be under covered pavilions. Cost: $5 per child and only $3 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Spring Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

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Coastal Heritage Society museums, historical sites will reopen March 4, Savannah

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Coastal Heritage Society Savannah children's museum georgia state railroad museum chatham county

All Coastal Heritage Society historic sites and museums in Savannah will reopen to the public on Thurs. March 4 2021.

There will also be a special Family Day on March 13 2021. Details TBA.

New operating hours are as follows:

Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah History Museum, and Old Fort Jackson will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9AM to 4PM.

Savannah Children’s Museum will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30AM to 2:30PM.

Pin Point Heritage Museum will be open Thursday through Saturday from 9AM to 4PM.

Harper Fowlkes House will be open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10AM to 3PM. *Special opening on Thursday, March 4th from 10AM to 3PM.

Admissions information and online ticket sales are available online here.

As always, Coastal Heritage Society Members receive FREE admission. Become a member online here.

For the safety of all staff and guests, social distancing protocols will be observed, implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures Both staff and guests are required to wear masks. Visitors are asked to adhere to the City of Savannah, Chatham County Commission and CDC mask regulations and recommendations.

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Reserve your group’s playtime @ The Sandbox in Bluffton or Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Bluffton Tanger 2 Outlets

 

Do you have a small group that would like to visit The Sandbox @ Tanger 2 Outlets in Bluffton or The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. during the week?

Call 48 hours in advance to set up your play session.

Hilton Head Is: (843) 842-7645

Bluffton, SC: (843) 705-6235

FIND MORE PROGRAMS @ BOTH SANDBOX LOCATIONS HERE. 

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Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Friday, February 5th, 2021

 

Toddler Tuesdays Savannah outdoors Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah are now held outdoors due to the pandemic.

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of our animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the outside amphitheater and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

Due to the current state of the pandemic the program will be conducted entirely outside so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. The program will happen rain or shine. In the event of rain, the program will be under covered pavilions. Cost: $5 per child and only $3 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Winter Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

 

Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Toddler Tuesdays oatland island savannah

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah are now held outdoors due to the pandemic.

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of our animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the outside amphitheater and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

Due to the current state of the pandemic the program will be conducted entirely outside so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. The program will happen rain or shine. In the event of rain, the program will be under covered pavilions. Cost: $5 per child and only $3 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Winter Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

Telfair Museums’ PULSE Festival includes virtual kids workshops, free family weekend, Savannah

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

PULSE Technology Festival Telfair Museums Savannah Jepson

Telfair Museums’ PULSE festival returns in hybrid form for pandemic times Jan. 27-31 2021 with exhibitions at the Jepson Center in Savannah, virtual lectures by featured artists, a curator’s tour, workshop, and a free admission weekend.

Find the PULSE festival 2021 schedule and registration links here. 

Kid-friendly PULSE events include:

Jan. 28 2021

11AM | PULSE Virtual Artists Tech Talks for Students with David Gumbs
David Gumbs will present an informal talk for students focusing on his journey and development as an artist. Open to students grades 4 through college by registration.

6PM | PULSE Virtual STEM Chat with Diana Eng and Natalie Zee Drieu
Get inspired and ready to jump start STEM at home with a presentation by two amazing designers, parents and hosts of the web video series STEM Chat. Natalie Zee Drieu is former editor in chief of CRAFT magazine, blogger at coquette.blogs.com and Adafruit Industries, with an extensive background in design and technology. Diana Eng is founding member of maker group NYC Resistor, a fashion designer who rose to national attention on Season 2 of Project Runway, author of Fashion Geek and a previous lecturer at PULSE. Join these two creative moms for great tips on exploring STEM content with young people at home!

Jan. 29 – 31 2021

10AM-5PM | PULSE Free Family Weekend at the Jepson Center
Enjoy a three-day weekend of free admission to the Jepson Center to explore all of the new interactive art for PULSE and other current exhibitions. Hands-on art making kits will be available for families to pick up in the Jepson Center atrium.

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center will be open free to everyone, locals and tourists alike, the weekend of Jan. 29-31.

In partnership with the City of Savannah, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Friday through Sunday, the museum will offer free admission to its large contemporary art space on the southwest corner of Telfair Square. Face masks are required, and occupancy limits will be enforced for social distancing. For more on Telfair’s safety procedures, visit telfair.org/hours-admission.

Visitors to the Free Family Weekend are invited to tour current exhibitions and explore art activities created by Telfair’s education team, including a limited number of free take-home art kits for children.

Exhibitions currently on view include Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision, which closes after Sunday; Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography; Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America; and other highlights from the museum’s permanent collection.

Also on view at the Jepson will be Telfair’s annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival, which kicks off Wed. Jan. 27 2021.

Caribbean artist David Gumbs is this year’s lead artist, with PULSE his debut solo show in the United States. His interactive pieces translate features of the Caribbean environment, impacts of global warming, and the legacy of colonialism into colorful digital landscapes that transform and respond to visitors’ movements.

Other PULSE highlights include works by Savannah-based artists Guanzhi Kou and Greg Finger, a virtual discussion about producing STEM projects at home with kids by prominent makers Diana Eng and Natalie Zee Drieu, and a series of virtual student workshops.

At 6 PM Wed. Jan. 27, Telfair will celebrate the PULSE kickoff with a free virtual lecture by Gumbs, live from Martinique and presented on Zoom. Gumbs also will present a virtual tech talk for students on Zoom at 11 AM Thurs. Jan. 28 2021.

Jan. 29 2021

2PM | PULSE Virtual Curator’s Tour
Join PULSE curator Harry DeLorme for a live virtual walk through of current PULSE projects at the Jepson Center.

Jan. 30 2021

9:30AM | PULSE Youth Workshop: Make a Solar Oven!
(Grades 4-8) Presented by the Society of Women Engineers- Savannah Coastal Empire Chapter
Turn a pizza box into a solar oven to heat a slice or make a snack. Parental supervision is required. Limit 20 participants. A supply list will be sent in advance to all participants. Most are simple supplies you can find at home. Register online here. 

9:30AM | PULSE Virtual STEM Youth Workshop: Making Ice Cream with Science!
(Grades 3-12) Presented by Society of Women Engineers – Savannah Coastal Empire Chapter
Learn how to use science to make ice cream in 10 minutes. Limit 20 participants. A supply list of simple supplies that can be found at home will be sent in advance. Register online here. 

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Find the PULSE festival 2021 schedule and registration links here. 

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Telfair Museums’ PULSE Festival includes virtual kids workshops, free family weekend, Savannah

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

PULSE Technology Festival Telfair Museums Savannah Jepson

Telfair Museums’ PULSE festival returns in hybrid form for pandemic times Jan. 27-31 2021 with exhibitions at the Jepson Center in Savannah, virtual lectures by featured artists, a curator’s tour, workshop, and a free admission weekend.

Find the PULSE festival 2021 schedule and registration links here. 

Kid-friendly PULSE events include:

Jan. 28 2021

11AM | PULSE Virtual Artists Tech Talks for Students with David Gumbs
David Gumbs will present an informal talk for students focusing on his journey and development as an artist. Open to students grades 4 through college by registration.

6PM | PULSE Virtual STEM Chat with Diana Eng and Natalie Zee Drieu
Get inspired and ready to jump start STEM at home with a presentation by two amazing designers, parents and hosts of the web video series STEM Chat. Natalie Zee Drieu is former editor in chief of CRAFT magazine, blogger at coquette.blogs.com and Adafruit Industries, with an extensive background in design and technology. Diana Eng is founding member of maker group NYC Resistor, a fashion designer who rose to national attention on Season 2 of Project Runway, author of Fashion Geek and a previous lecturer at PULSE. Join these two creative moms for great tips on exploring STEM content with young people at home!

Jan. 29 – 31 2021 FREE FAMILY WEEKEND 

10AM-5PM | PULSE Free Family Weekend at the Jepson Center
Enjoy a three-day weekend of free admission to the Jepson Center to explore all of the new interactive art for PULSE and other current exhibitions. Hands-on art making kits will be available for families to pick up in the Jepson Center atrium.

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center will be open free to everyone, locals and tourists alike, the weekend of Jan. 29-31.

In partnership with the City of Savannah, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Friday through Sunday, the museum will offer free admission to its large contemporary art space on the southwest corner of Telfair Square. Face masks are required, and occupancy limits will be enforced for social distancing. For more on Telfair’s safety procedures, visit telfair.org/hours-admission.

Visitors to the Free Family Weekend are invited to tour current exhibitions and explore art activities created by Telfair’s education team, including a limited number of free take-home art kits for children.

Exhibitions currently on view include Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision, which closes after Sunday; Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography; Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America; and other highlights from the museum’s permanent collection.

Also on view at the Jepson will be Telfair’s annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival, which kicks off Wed. Jan. 27 2021.

Caribbean artist David Gumbs is this year’s lead artist, with PULSE his debut solo show in the United States. His interactive pieces translate features of the Caribbean environment, impacts of global warming, and the legacy of colonialism into colorful digital landscapes that transform and respond to visitors’ movements.

Other PULSE highlights include works by Savannah-based artists Guanzhi Kou and Greg Finger, a virtual discussion about producing STEM projects at home with kids by prominent makers Diana Eng and Natalie Zee Drieu, and a series of virtual student workshops.

At 6 PM Wed. Jan. 27, Telfair will celebrate the PULSE kickoff with a free virtual lecture by Gumbs, live from Martinique and presented on Zoom. Gumbs also will present a virtual tech talk for students on Zoom at 11 AM Thurs. Jan. 28 2021.

Jan. 29 2021

2PM | PULSE Virtual Curator’s Tour
Join PULSE curator Harry DeLorme for a live virtual walk through of current PULSE projects at the Jepson Center.

Jan. 30 2021

9:30AM | PULSE Youth Workshop: Make a Solar Oven!
(Grades 4-8) Presented by the Society of Women Engineers- Savannah Coastal Empire Chapter
Turn a pizza box into a solar oven to heat a slice or make a snack. Parental supervision is required. Limit 20 participants. A supply list will be sent in advance to all participants. Most are simple supplies you can find at home. Register online here. 

9:30AM | PULSE Virtual STEM Youth Workshop: Making Ice Cream with Science!
(Grades 3-12) Presented by Society of Women Engineers – Savannah Coastal Empire Chapter
Learn how to use science to make ice cream in 10 minutes. Limit 20 participants. A supply list of simple supplies that can be found at home will be sent in advance. Register online here. 

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Find the PULSE festival 2021 schedule and registration links here. 

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Toddler Tuesdays returns Jan. 12 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Friday, January 8th, 2021

Toddler Tuesday Savannah Oatland Island kids 2021

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah returns Jan. 12, 2021 and will be held outdoors due to the pandemic.

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of our animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the outside amphitheater and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

Due to the current state of the pandemic the program will be conducted entirely outside so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. The program will happen rain or shine. In the event of rain, the program will be under covered pavilions. Cost: $5 per child and only $3 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Winter Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

(Hilton Head Holidays 2020) Winter Celebration @ The Sandbox at Tanger 2

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

Sandbox Children's Museum Tanger Outlets Bluffton Winter Kids Celebration

Bring your kids for fun winter STEM, art, and other activities throughout The Sandbox Museum @ Tanger 2 Outlets in Bluffton, SC.

Reserve your spot and purchase your tickets online here or call Bluffton’s Tanger 2 location at 843-705-6235.

Winter Celebration
Wed. Dec. 30, 2020 @ 10AM-5PM
@ The Sandbox at Tanger 2

The Sandbox is an interactive hands-on children’s museum for children up through age 12 years.

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Impression Free Family Weekend @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center, Savannah

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

free jepson center weekend savannah November 2020

Impression Free Family Weekend for Savannah & Chatham County residents @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Nov. 13, 14, 15 10AM–5PM

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 Weekends are free of admission to the Jepson Center only for City of Savannah and Chatham County residents.

Visitors to the Free Family Weekend are invited to tour current exhibitions and explore art activities led by Telfair’s education team, including a self-guided scavenger hunt and take-home activity kits.

Pick up your free Family Activity Kits including gallery activities along with supplies and instructions for at-home art making.

A local artist will give painting demos outdoors each day 1-3PM.

Exhibitions currently on view include Collecting Impressionism: Telfair’s Modern Vision, a sweeping survey of some of the museum’s most important paintings; Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography, which includes iconic photographs of the 20th and 21st centuries; and Cut and Paste: Works of Paper, a special exhibition of paper works by Georgia artists.

This will be Telfair’s final free weekend of the year.

Learn more here.

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