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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

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

Friday, August 9th, 2019

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.

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

Upcoming Art Start & Toddler Tours

Aug. 15 2019 theme: ART START: FIVE DECADES. Register online here. 

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

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Things to do with kids in Savannah: Art Start storytime, craft & art tour for toddlers, preschoolers

Friday, June 28th, 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.

July 18 2019 theme: “The Prints of Dame Laura Knight.”  Register online here. 

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

Upcoming Art Start & Toddler Tours

ART START: FIVE DECADES on Aug. 15 2019 at 10:30–11:30AM. Register online here. 

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Pop Goes the Sandbox, Fourth of July celebration, Sandbox Children’s Museum

Monday, June 24th, 2019

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Celebrate Fourth of July with Pop Goes The Sandbox! at the Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Thurs, July 4th 2019
10AM-2PM (but open til 5PM)

Take part in a special holiday craft, 4th of July Fun Fact Handout and show-your-colors cookie decorating thru 2pm

General Admission is $7 per person, FREE for Members. Military and senior discounts are available.

Details here.

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(Things to do with toddlers) Daily summer programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Savannah Children's Museum Daily Programs Summer 2019 schedule

During Summer 2019, Savannah Children’s Museum offers daily programming Mondays through Saturdays – weather permitting

Summer Hours (Beginning Memorial Day):
Monday – Saturday: 9AM-2PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Please note that the museum may close due to weather conditions. Call ahead for accurate closing information at 912-651-4292.

Admission:

$8 per person (aged 18 mo. and older)
Ask about the discount combination ticket

Savannah Children’s Museum is a magical outdoor space located at Georgia State Railroad Museum in the old Central of Georgia Carpentry Shop. Expert educators create fun daily programming so children and families learn while they play.

You can purchase tickets at each of the museum’s gift shops or take advantage of the Discount Combination Ticket.

Email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org with questions.

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