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Seuss Fest 2020 @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

SeussFest 2020 Coastal Heritage Society

Savannah Children’s Museum to host Dr. Seuss Themed Event

On Sat., Feb. 29 2020, families are invited to celebrate the fun and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss during “Seuss Fest” 10AM-3PM @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character in honor of the children’s book author, who would be celebrating his 116th birthday on March 2.

Museum educators will lead the group with Seuss stories, games and activities. Highlights include: Seuss Science Station, a Read-A-Thon and a Seusstastic Selfie Station, complete with costumes and props.

Community partners will provide Seuss-filled fun throughout the day. The Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah will lead a Green Eggs and Ham Relay as well as a “make your own water bottle” activity, Live Oak Public Library will lead literacy and reading themed activities, and Savannah Children’s Theatre will share Seuss-themed performances at 10:30 and noon.

Admission to “Seuss Fest” is included in the cost of regular admission to Savannah Children’s Museum,: $8 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn about becoming a member here.

Seuss Fest 2020
Sat. Feb. 29, 2020
10AM-4PM
Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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(Things to do with kids in Savannah) Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Toddler Tuesday Oatland Summer Hours Savannah

Toddlers Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah.

The popular Savannah nature program for kids offers a choice of 2 times: 10-10:45AM; and 11-11:45AM.

It is the same program each time, just pick the time that is more convenient to you.

Cost of the program: $5 per child that is participating and regular admission for the rest of your party. This is a special fundraising program, so even if you are members the cost is $5 per child.

Pre-registration is required! Space is limited to 15 students per session. Registration closes on Tuesday at 7:30AM. Please cancel if you know you won’t make it to open spaces for other children. Click on link below to register.

Problems with registration contact Ms. Michelle at michelle.kelly@sccpss.com or 912-395-1517.

Toddler Tuesday is a program designed to introduce our youngest learners to the wonders of the natural world. Children and their adults will experience nature through themed activities including songs, finger play, story time, nature walks, live animal encounters and crafts. Your child will commune with nature in a safe, playful and experiential way in Toddler Tuesday classes.

Click on link below to register for these 2020 Toddler Tuesdays.

February 17–World Whale Day

February 25–Turtle Time

Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Wildlife and education programs
711 Sandtown Rd.
Savannah, GA, 31410
(912) 395-1212

Admission rates here.  

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Wildlife, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, GA, 31410 (912) 395-1212 Driving directions here.

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Seuss Fest 2020 @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

SeussFest 2020 Coastal Heritage Society

Savannah Children’s Museum to host Dr. Seuss Themed Event

On Sat., Feb. 29 2020, families are invited to celebrate the fun and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss during “Seuss Fest” 10AM-3PM @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character in honor of the children’s book author, who would be celebrating his 116th birthday on March 2.

Museum educators will lead the group with Seuss stories, games and activities. Highlights include: Seuss Science Station, a Read-A-Thon and a Seusstastic Selfie Station, complete with costumes and props.

Community partners will provide Seuss-filled fun throughout the day. The Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah will lead a Green Eggs and Ham Relay as well as a “make your own water bottle” activity, Live Oak Public Library will lead literacy and reading themed activities, and Savannah Children’s Theatre will share Seuss-themed performances at 10:30 and noon.

Admission to “Seuss Fest” is included in the cost of regular admission to Savannah Children’s Museum,: $8 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn about becoming a member here.

Seuss Fest 2020
Sat. Feb. 29, 2020
10AM-4PM
Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Start your day with art with Telfair Museums’ new and combined parent & me program in Savannah: Art Start @ the Jepson Center.

Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

February 2020’s featured exhibition is PULSE Art + Technology Festival. Come play and learn @ The Jepson Center.

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February 2020 Art Start theme: PULSE Art + Technology Festival
Thurs. Feb. 20, 10:30-11:30PM
$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here.

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Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Registration open for Night at the Museum, Savannah

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Night at the Museum Coastal Heritage Society Savannah History Museum

Get tickets now for Coastal Heritage Society’s 2020 “Night at the Museum” event on Sat. Jan. 25 2020 @ Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum.

Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more!

This popular annual event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5-6:30PM or 6:30-8PM. Event participants will also have two opportunities to view the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” at 3 pm and 8 pm. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Tickets are $12 per person for guests ages 18 months and older. CHS members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $10. Pre-registration for the event is required and tickets for each time slot can be purchased online here.

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PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, January 13th, 2020

PULSE Digital Festival Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah

Telfair Museums continues to lead the conversation in art and technology with its 13th installment of the PULSE Art + Technology Festival.

The 2020 festival will take place from January 23-26 at Telfair’s Jepson Center.

PULSE 2020 showcases artists and creatives who demonstrate how technology can either work against us or help us solve global problems.

The multi-day event invites individuals of all ages to enjoy exciting exhibitions, screenings, lectures, workshops, and educational events. The exhibition Machines of Futility features interactive works that question technology’s usefulness, while installations in the museum’s TechSpace titled Second Nature connect virtual and augmented reality, and games with the natural world.

PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020
Thurs. Jan. 23 – Sun. Jan. 26
Thursday- Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 12 – 5pm
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Contact: Email info@telfair.org

Pricing: PULSE Art + Technology Festival is free* to museum members, students with valid ID, or with museum admission.
*Does not include opening lecture and reception on January 23 which are free to museum members or $8 for non-members.

PULSE Opening Night Reception and Artist Panel @ Jepson Center
Wed. Jan. 22 2020, 6PM
Opening lecture and reception is free to museum members, non-member tickets cost $8.
The festival kicks off on Wed. Jan. 22 at 6PM with a panel moderated by PULSE Curator Harry Delorme and visual artists Neil Mendoza, Alicia Eggert and R. Luke Dubois. Three noted visiting artists will discuss their work and how art can spur dialogue and self-reflection on our culture’s dependence on technology.

Designing the Future: A Climate for Change, an immersive evening presented by W Projects @ Jepson Center
Thurs. Jan. 23 2020, 6PM
Free admission
This immersive evening focuses on technology helping our world face the results of climate change. The experience will include a short film screening, expert speakers from Perkins and Will, Gulfstream Aerospace, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. An interactive reception will feature virtual reality stations, interactive art projects, and hands on experiences.

Chatham County Free Family Day/STEAM Expo @ Jepson Center
Sat. Jan. 25 2020, 1-4PM
Free admission is for Chatham County residents and students currently enrolled at area colleges only. Proof of residency/enrollment is required for admission.
There’s something for the whole family at this month’s Chatham County Free Family Day featuring our annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival at the Jepson Center. Family Days are fun, educational, and FREE for Chatham County residents! We invite you to participate in hands-on art projects, gallery exploration, and demonstrations of cool technology by local artists and students. Create DIY masterpieces or explore the interactive ArtZeum and our TechSpace featuring technology-based artworks. Drop in for a little while or stay for the entire afternoon. It’s all free and always fun.

PULSE Curator’s Tour Second Nature @ Jepson Center
Sun. Jan. 26 2020, 3PM
Free to students by advance registration.
Join Senior Curator of Education and PULSE Curator Harry DeLorme for a tour of Second Nature. Please note that space is limited. Please RSVP to daughtryc@telfair.org or at (912) 790-8827.

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FREE kid-friendly ceramics classes, dream quilt workshop & more @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Free ceramics class clay Savannah Cultural Arts Center kids

Savannah Cultural Arts Center offers a slew of free or affordable kid-friendly classes & workshops during January & February 2020.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

FREE Drop-in Ceramics @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Thursdays, Jan. 9 – March 5, 9:30-11:30AM
All ages welcome (ages 10 and under are not permitted on the wheel)
FREE Admission
Drop into our ceramics studios for some fun, clay-based activities with our visual arts instructor.

Register online here. 

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Savannah Cultural Arts Center kids classes

Little Artists Creative Play Space @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Saturdays, Jan. 11-18 2020, 9AM-Noon
Ages 10 and under with a caregiver
$5 per session
A creative learning environment that stimulates the imagination through movement and fun.

Register online here. 

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watercolor illustration Savannah Cultural Affairs Center art kids

UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS DATE HAS CHANGED TO FEB. 28

See the Monster Watercolor Illustration @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Fri. Feb. 28, 6-8PM
Ages 7+
$10 per person
See your watercolor blobs come to life as funny monster illustrations.

Register online here. 

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Free Dream Quilt class Savannah Cultural Arts Center

FREE Dream Quilt @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Sat. Jan. 18, 9AM-2PM
All ages, kid-friendly
FREE
Create your own square that’ll be a part of the Savannah Cultural Arts Center dream quilt.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day & create your own patch to be woven into the SCAC Dream Quilt. The completed quilt will be displayed at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Admission is free & open to the public.

Nearby parking is available at the Robinson and Liberty Street parking garages. Metered street parking is also available at Turner Blvd and W. McDonough Street.

Register online here.

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Registration open for Night at the Museum, Savannah

Friday, December 20th, 2019

Night at the Museum Coastal Heritage Society Savannah History Museum

Get tickets now for Coastal Heritage Society’s 2020 “Night at the Museum” event on Sat. Jan. 25 2020 @ Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum.

Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more!

This popular annual event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5-6:30PM or 6:30-8PM. Event participants will also have two opportunities to view the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” at 3 pm and 8 pm. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Tickets are $12 per person for guests ages 18 months and older. CHS members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $10. Pre-registration for the event is required and tickets for each time slot can be purchased online here.

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(Free with admission) Drop-In Studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah kids events

Daily Drop-In Studio
Daily | 1–4PM
Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center’s  Melaver Education Studio
FREE with museum admission. Find museum admission cost & hours here. 

Unleash your creativity and join Savannah’s Jepson Center in their studios every day for artmaking projects for all ages!

Work at your own pace and comfort level through an array of creative mediums such as watercolors, collage, calligraphy, origami, coloring books (for adults, too!), and much more. Each month features a special project designed to connect with a specific exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio is open year round and perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Upcoming Drop-In Studio Projects @ The Jepson Center’s  Melaver Education Studio
Each month, the Jepson Center offers fun new art projects @ the daily Drop-In Studio to relate back to the exhibitions on view in the museum.

December theme is watercolor! The projects will relate to the William Kawamee-Poh exhibit and the Summons the Sea exhibit currently on view at the Jepson Center.

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Explore ArtZeum

While at The Jepson Center, visit ArtZeum, an interactive children’s museum space. It’s designed with young people in mind, but it challenges young and old alike to rethink their ideas about art. The ArtZeum features 14 activities exploring some big ideas about art: What is it? Why do we make it? How do we look at art? How do we value it?

Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Art Start Toddler Savannah Jepson Center kids

Start your day with art with Telfair Museums’ new and combined parent & me program in Savannah: Art Start @ the Jepson Center.

Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

January 2020’s featured exhibition is Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick. Come play and learn @ The Jepson Center.

Cost: $5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here.

January Art Start Theme: Summon the Sea!
Thurs. Jan. 16, 2020
10:30–11:30AM
Register online here.

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February 2020 Art Start theme: PULSE Art + Technology Festival
Thurs. Feb. 20, 10:30-11:30PM
$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here.

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Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Telfair Museums Savannah Jepson Center Art Start Toddlers

Start your day with art with Telfair Museums’ new and combined parent & me program in Savannah: Art Start @ the Jepson Center.

Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

December 2019’s featured exhibition is The Journey is Mine, Chapter One, an #art912 exhibition of paintings by Savannah-based artist William Kwamena-Poh. Come play and learn at the Jepson Center.

Cost: $5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here. 

December Art Start
Thurs. Dec. 19, 2019
10:30-11:30AM
Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Upcoming Art Starts in 2020

January Art Start
Theme: Summon the Sea!
Thurs. Jan. 16, 2020
10:30–11:30AM
Register online here.
Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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FREE Family Day @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Monday, November 4th, 2019

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Free Family Days Fall 2019 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

Telfair Museums’ Free Family Days for Chatham County residents are offered throughout the year.

Enjoy music, artist demonstrations, and hands-on art-making, and more — free of charge!

November 2019 Free Family Day @ Jepson Center
Summon the Sea! with free family activities celebrating the sea in celebration of the exhibit: Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick.
1-4PM Sat. Nov. 9 2019
Details here.

Participants in this free event will explore ocean ecology and whale-themed crafts. Experience contemporary artists’ take on Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby-Dick. The museum will offer a fun-filled afternoon day of informal learning, music, activities, and presentations related to life under the sea.

Summon the Sea! Free Family Day for Savannah/Chatham County offers a fun-filled afternoon of informal learning, music, hands on activities, and presentations on marine ecology. Experience contemporary artists’ take on Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby-Dick in the exhibition Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick. Children’s activities include a nautical photo booth, origami whales and paper scrimshaw.

Presenters include Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Tybee Island Marine Science Center, with STEAM activities presented by Marine Science students from Savannah State University. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Righty, the 21-foot long inflatable replica of a female North Atlantic right whale. Performance by the Around the Globe Sea Chantey Singers at 3PM:  Come for a rare Savannah appearance by this Athens-based group led by Georgia music and art legend Art Rosenbaum.

The program will include authentic sea chanties, nautical instrumentals and audience participation. Free to City of Savannah and Chatham County residents!

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Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tours @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center, Savannah

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

Telfair Museums toddlers art program Art Start

Start your day with art and history in Savannah with the monthly Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tour.

Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity related to the exhibition “Summon the Sea: Contemporary Artists & Moby Dick” on view now at the Jepson Center.

Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome.

Register online here. 

Cost. $5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Art Start Toddler Tour
Thurs. Nov. 14, 2019
10:30-11:30AM
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Homeschool Meetup Wednesdays @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Homeschool Meetup Henny Penny Art Cafe Scribble Savannah homeschoolers

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah provides an environment for adults and kids to relax, create, and connect!

Paint on the table? Not a problem here! The perfect place for parents, grandparents, nannies, babysitters, aunts and uncles, or, friends to get creative!

Drop-in kids’ creative programs are offered every single day @ Henny Penny.

These family-friendly programs @ Henny Penny include:

Homeschool Meet-Up Wednesdays for all ages, Noon-5PM Wednesdays. Cost: $5. Special rate for Savannah’s wonderful homeschool community.

Find more Scribble Art Studio at Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Art Start Toddler Tour Savannah Telfair Museums Jepson Center

Start your day with art and history in Savannah.

Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity related to the exhibition “Tea for Two: British and American Tea Traditions,” on view now at the Jepson Center.

Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome.

Register online here. 

Cost. $5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Art Start Toddler Tour
Thurs. Oct. 17, 2019
10:30-11:30AM
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

art start toddler tours Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah Start your day with art! Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Savannah museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome @ this Art Start Stroller & Toddler museum tour.

Sept. 19 2019 featured exhibition is  Five Decades, the first full-career survey and most comprehensive presentation to date for American artist Suzanne Jackson

Come play and learn.

$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Learn more & register online here.  

Thursday at 10:30–11:30AM Sept. 19
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

Upcoming Art Start & Toddler Tours

Sept. 19 2019 theme: ART START: FIVE DECADES: Register online here. 

Oct. 17 2019 theme: TEA FOR TWO: BRITISH & AMERICAN TEA TRADITIONS. Register online here. 

Nov. 14 2019 theme: ART: SUMMON THE SEA! Register online here. 

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