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Toddler Time @ Sandbox Children’s Museum, Bluffton SC

Thursday, August 4th, 2022

Parent & Me Toddler Time @ Sandbox Children’s Museum @ Tanger Outlets, Bluffton SC

Toddler Time @ Sandbox Children’s Museum @ Tanger Outlets in Bluffton SC is for children ages 1-3 and their caregiver. Come and explore a staff-led activity in the area of science, art, or music.

This 30-minute interactive program is aligned to the SC Early Learning Standards. Adults must stay and participate with their child.

Learn more & book tickets here.

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Wednesday Young Artist Program @ Tanger Outlets, Bluffton SC

Free with admission.

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The Sandbox has two locations: one in Hilton Head Is. & one in Bluffton SC. This program is @ the one in Bluffton SC.

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
1414 Fording Island Rd, Suite E-180
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-705-6235

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Free Savannah event: Constitution Day @ Georgia Historical Society

Thursday, August 4th, 2022

Constitution Day @ Georgia Historical Society in Savannah

You are invited to the Georgia Historical Society Research Center in Savannah on Constitution Day on Fri. Sept. 16 2022 to view a draft of the Constitution along with other colonial-era pieces from the collection. 

View Abraham Baldwin’s original draft copy of the US Constitution. One of only a few still in existence, the draft includes the handwritten margin notes of Baldwin, one of Georgia’s signers of the Constitution of 1787.

This treasure of the GHS collection, along with a recently conserved Revolutionary War-era drum and other unique objects and documents highlighting Georgia’s role in the development and evolution of our national story will be on display Fri. Sept. 16 2022.

The event consists of a self-paced tour with guidance for pre-registered K-12 groups provided by GHS staff and includes a scavenger hunt activity for students. The tour will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

GHS welcomes public, private, and home school groups grades fifth-twelfth to attend. All groups must be accompanied by teacher or parent chaperones. Time slots are available on a first-come-first-served basis starting at 9AM.-2PM on Fri. Sept. 16, 2022. Any group containing more than ten students will need to reserve a time slot.

To reserve a time slot or set up a time to talk with a GHS staff member, please contact Lisa Landers at llanders@georgiahistory.com or 912-651-2125, ext. 152.

Georgia Historical Society Research Center
501 Whitaker Street
Savannah,  GA 31401

Free and open to the public.

Weekend Family Drop-In Studio, Jepson Center, Savannah

Thursday, August 4th, 2022
Free Family Days Jepson Center October 2021 Savannah telfair museums

Free to members and non-members with museum admission, 10AM-2PM weekends

Weekend Family Drop-In Studio is a time to unleash your creativity. Join Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in the studios every Saturday and Sunday between 10AM and 2PM for artmaking projects for all ages.

During Family Drop-In Studio, work at your own pace and comfort level through an array of creative mediums such as watercolors, collage, calligraphy, origami, coloring books and much more.

Each month features a special project designed to connect with an exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is on hand to answer questions and assist guests.

Drop-In Studio is perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Free downtown parking on Sundays.

Learn more here.

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Enjoy free weekends @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center & Telfair Academy for locals through August 28 2022. Counties included: Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina)
*excludes Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Please Note: Joe’s at the Jepson will be closed Thursday, 8/11 through Sunday, 8/21. The café will re-open on Monday, August 22 2022.
Please Note: The Telfair Academy will be closed from 8/22-8/26. The Academy will resume operations on Saturday, 8/27.

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(Savannah daytrip) Adventure Playground & The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Lowcountry Celebration Park, Hilton Head Is.

Pair your visit to The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. with a visit to the Lowcountry Celebration Park, located next to the museum.

The park off Pope Avenue near the Coligny Beach parking lot and Coligny Beach Park features:
*The Adventure Playground, named after the ship Captain William Hilton was on when he discovered Hilton Head Island. It features a reimagined design of the ship, playground, wading pool and more. The ship includes: cannons that spray a light mist, crow’s nests, swing bridges, port holes, rope nets, periscopes.
*An open pavilion and lawn for events.
*A perimeter walk
*Two fitness stations
*Wi-Fi
*The Sandbox Children’s Museum
*Public restrooms

The playground is within easy walking distance to a Hilton Head Is. public beach via Coligny Beach Park (1 Coligny Circle)

Lowcountry Celebration Park
94 Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Purchase tickets to the Sandbox Children’s Museum online here.

The museum is within easy walking distance to a Hilton Head Is. public beach via Coligny Beach Park (1 Coligny Circle)

The Sandbox Children’s Museum HHI,
80 Nassau St.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645

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Free weekend admission for locals @ Jepson Center & Telfair Academy, Savannah until Aug. 28

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Free weekend admission for residents of Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty, Beaufort & Jasper counties

Time is running out! Be sure to head over to the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy for free family weekends for locals by Sunday, August 28.

Weekend admission is free for residents of Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina) (Excludes the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.)

The Jepson Center and the Telfair Academy are open daily from 10AM-5PM. Investment in the new free-admission program is provided by the City of Savannah, the Georgia Council for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other funding partners.

For more information, visit telfair.org.

Telfair Museums Free-Admission Program

When: 10AM-5PM Saturdays and Sundays, April 2-Aug. 28 2022
Where: Jepson Center and Telfair Academy, on Telfair Square in downtown Savannah
What: Free museum admission for locals; parking is free in Savannah on Sundays
Who: All residents of Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina) counties

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‘BLOW UP’ Free Family Day with Activities @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Free admission for locals to Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center on Sat. Aug. 20 2022 , Savannah

Free Family Day @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah features: hands-on artmaking and inflatable art demonstrations from 1–4PM on Sat. Aug. 20 2022.

Telfair offers this back-to-school family event with inflatable fun and art activities based on the museum’s exhibition ‘Blow Up: Inflatable Contemporary Art!’

The event from 1-5PM will include balloon sculpture demonstrations and inflatable inflatable games, art making projects, a family tour of ‘Blow Up,’ and more.

Learn more here.

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Saturday cannon firings @ Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah; free admission for ages 15 & younger

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

Cannon Firings & Fort Talk @ Fort Pulaski National Monument

Fort Pulaski National Monument just outside Savannah on the way to Tybee Island has Saturday weekly cannon firings @ 11AM, 1PM and 3PM.

Park staff and volunteers in living history attire conduct a program that concludes with the firing of reproduction cannons. Come learn how Civil War cannons were fired – and why it matters.

Cannon demonstrations last about twenty minutes, with time afterward for visitor questions.

Learn more here.

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Fort Talk

Join Fort Pulaski National Monument for a daily fort talk, every day through August 2022, @ 11AM for 30 minutes.

Programs take place underneath the pecan tree inside the fort.

Learn more here.

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Fee: Regular entrance fees apply. Admission is $10 an adult, with 15 and younger free.

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‘Healthy Me’ family event @ Savannah Children’s Museum, Aug. 27

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Savannah Children’s Museum ‘Healthy Me!’ event includes a Teddy bear clinic + Soccer Shots fun

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a day of healthy living and family fun, showcasing many health and wellness programs.

The event, called “Healthy Me!” will be Sat. Aug. 27 2022, 10AM-1PM @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Highlights include a soccer activities with Soccer Shots Savannah and a Teddy bear clinic with stuffed animals with Mercer Medical School. There will also be a dinosaur brushing activity, bike safety information and a fun balance bike obstacle course. A registered dietitian will provide info about healthy lunches and infused water. Savannah Children’s Museum educators will lead health and wellness-themed activities throughout the day.

“Healthy Me!” is included in the cost of Savannah Children’s Museum admission, $10 for all guests 18 months and older. Purchase tickets in advance online here. This event is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members. Find info on how to become a member here.

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Free admission to Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah Children’s Museum Saturday for BOA customers

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Bank of America credit and debit cardholders receive FREE general admission to four cultural attractions in Savannah this Sat. Aug. 6 2022.

The Bank of America Museums on Us program offers FREE weekend general admission to Bank of America, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank credit and debit cardholders on the first full weekend of each month.

Georgia State Railroad Museum: Diesel caboose rides on the hour from 10AM- 3PM (last ride at 3PM)

Check the Train Ride Schedule to experience a Site Tour by Train on a historic steam or diesel locomotive!

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Savannah Children’s Museum: “Wonders of Weather”

Visitors of all ages can explore the “Wonders of Weather” through fun activities and crafts. The museum is currently entirely outdoors and features over a dozen exhibits designed to expand the imaginations of children including an exploration maze, a reading nook and a sensory garden.

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Savannah History Museum: (Saturday only) Loyalists & Liberty Battlefield Tours

Learn about the American Revolution in Savannah. Experience a black powder demonstration, immerse yourself in 1779 Savannah, and hear about the personalities that shaped the city’s fight for freedom.

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Pin Point Heritage Museum: (Saturday only) Experience the Gullah/Geechee culture first hand.

For nearly 100 years, the community of Pin Point was quietly isolated on the banks of the Moon River just south of Savannah. Explore the refurbished museum complex and experience multimedia presentations, exciting exhibits and unparalleled views of the marsh

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Use the Bank of America Museums on Us Location Finder tool to search for participating cultural attractions, understand any applicable new admission protocols at Museums on Us partner institutions, and to check with museums directly for operating hours.

Present your Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution during the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Program excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows. Not to be combined with other offers.

(Hilton Head Is) FREE Family Fun Day & Children’s Book Fair @ Coastal Discovery Museum

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Family Fun Day, Children’s Book Fair @ Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, Hilton Head 10AM-1PM Tues Aug. 9

Join the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn on Hilton Head Is. and its partners in this FREE Family Fun Day 2022 for all ages, 10AM-1PM Tues. Aug. 9.

Come early or stay for lunch at the weekly Farmer’s Market on site between 9AM and 1PM

Visit the Coastal Discovery Museum’s boardwalks, learn about the salt marsh, and walk to the horse barn and pasture to see the marsh tacky horse “Comet” and his companion horse “Hawk”.

Stop by the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Habitat to see the life cycle of native butterflies and learn from museum docents how to plant a butterfly-friendly garden of your own.

Express yourself – artistically – with hands-on activities offered by the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina and The Sandbox. Make a piece of “Tiny Art” to take home or to share with the Tiny Art Galleries around town (sponsored by the Town of Hilton Head Office of Cultural Affairs). Create your own tie dye shirt using real indigo dye or watch sweetgrass basket makers at work.

Sing along with Jevon Daly at one of the two “Kids Concerts” (10:15AM and 11:30AM) in the Birdseye View Theater. Jevon is a local favorite with the young and old alike and is known for his summertime concerts at Coligny Plaza.

Watch and learn about local birds from the Hilton Head Audubon Society. Dive into our local history and environment with the Lowcountry Master Gardeners, the Outside Foundation, Hilton Head Archaeological Society, the Gullah Museum, Heritage Library, Explore Mitchelville, the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage and others.

Stop in the Discovery House for the “Children’s Book Fair” to purchase signed copies of educational and local children’s books to take home. Authors scheduled to attend include Susan Diamond Riley, Susan McElroy Montanari, Lisa Anne Cullen, Rebecca Chamberlain, Patricia Bee, Donna Brainard, Mary T. Jacobs, Miho Kinnas, Iris Jackson, Robin Prince Monroe, and Antawn Eady. Find out more about our local literary scene with the Pat Conroy Literary Center.

Visit special exhibitions in the Discovery House. “Conservation in the Classroom” (Main Gallery) includes student artwork focused upon the conservation and protection of dolphins, sea turtles, shore birds, and horseshoe crabs. “Nikon Small World” (Sea Island Room) is a traveling exhibition of 20 jaw-dropping, prize-winning photomicrographs (photographs taken through the light of a microscope).

There’s something for everyone at Family Fun Day!

There is no charge for admission on this special Museum Day and reservations are not required.

Please call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 for details or learn more here.

Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

(Hilton Head) Monday Funday at The Sandbox Children’s Museum starring Rick Hubbard

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Rick Hubbard entertains the whole family with his Kazoobie Kazoo Show at The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. on Monday Fundays throughout the summer. All kids join Rick on stage, and everyone gets a FREE Kazoobie Kazoo!

Mondays through Aug. 15 2022

The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is is a non-profit children’s museum dedicated to the positive development of young children through play.

80 Nassau St Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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Lowcountry Celebration Park HIlton Head Island

Lowcountry Celebration Park

Pair your visit to The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. with a visit to the new Lowcountry Celebration Park, located next to the museum.

The new park off Pope Avenue near the Coligny Beach parking lot and Coligny Beach Park features:
*The Adventure Playground, named after the ship Captain William Hilton was on when he discovered Hilton Head Island. It features a reimagined design of the ship, playground, wading pool and more.
*An open pavilion and lawn for events.
*A perimeter walk
*Two fitness stations
*Wi-Fi
*The Sandbox Children’s Museum
*Public restrooms

Lowcountry Celebration Park
94 Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Young Artists Program @ The Sandbox @ Tanger 2 Outlets, Bluffton

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum @ Tanger 2 Outlets in Bluffton SC on Wednesdays from either 10AM-1PM or 1:30-4:30PM for their self-led Young Artist program.

Reserve your tickets online here by clicking Book Now!

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

1414 Fording Island Rd, Suite E180 Bluffton, SC 29910. Tel: (843) 705-6235

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Register for Fall 2022 Youth Art Classes @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Drawing, digital photography, portfolio builders youth classes offered

Telfair Museums offers fee-based afterschool classes or workshops each fall and winter, plus daytime summer camps for children K–12.

Afterschool classes for students include drawing, portfolio builders, and photography

All classes are located in the Jepson Center @ 207 W. York St. Savannah unless otherwise noted.

Youth Portfolio Builder: Painting & Drawing. For ages 9-12. Mondays, Sept. 12-Oct. 10 2022, 4:30-6PM. Register online here.

Youth Portfolio Builder: Painting & Drawing. For ages 12-16. Wednesdays, Sept. 14-Oct. 12 2022, 4:30-6PM. Register online here.

Digital Photography. For ages 12-16. Fridays, Sept. 16-Oct. 14 2022, 4:30-6PM. Register online here.

For more information, please contact Kip Bradley at 912.790.8823 or email bradleyk@telfair.org.

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Savannah Parent & Toddler Activities: Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours @ Jepson Center

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Art Start: Stroller & Toddler Tour Nov. 17 @ Telfair Museums 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.

Thurs. Nov. 17 2022 Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours & Art Activity, 10:30-11:30AM.

Register online here.

$5 per child
Adults: members free | non-members $12

Upcoming Art Start dates

Thurs. Nov. 17 2022. Register online here.

Thurs. Dec. 15 2022. Register online here.

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Summer teen programs @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Friday, July 1st, 2022

Summer teen nights include boxed dinner, art supplies @ SCAD MOA

SCAD Museum of Art invites teens to special teen workshops this summer @ 4-6PM Thursdays in June and late July 2022.

Admission to the workshop is $10 each. All skill levels welcome. Materials are supplied. Boxed dinner provided.

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu.

Upcoming summer teen workshops @ SCAD MOA include:

Thurs. July 28 2022: Explore Southern history and vernacular. Watch A Thousand Miles and Counting, a SCAD-produced documentary exploring William and Ellen Craft’s historic journey to freedom. Then discover the revolutionary work of artist Beverly Buchanan, whose experimental “shack” structures explore the relationship between memory — personal, historical, or geographical — and place. Afterward, work with varied and uncommon materials to build your own model dwelling. Learn more here.

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Summer teen programs @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Tuesday, June 21st, 2022

Summer teen nights include boxed dinner, art supplies @ SCAD MOA

Explore sculpture made of tree saplings at SCAD Museum of Art Teen Night in Savannah.

July 21 theme: Explore Patrick Dougherty’s immersive, site-specific sculpture (pictured) made of tree saplings. Then design your own whimsical creation to enliven our human desire to dream and imagine.

Teen Night, Thurs. July 21 2022, 4–6PM. Admission is $10. All skill levels are welcome. Materials + boxed dinner provided.

To register, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu.

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Summer Teen Nights @ SCAD MOA

Thurs. July 21 2022: Explore Patrick Dougherty’s immersive, site-specific sculpture made of tree saplings. Then design your own whimsical creation to enliven our human desire to dream and imagine. Get immersed in land art. Learn more here.

Thurs. July 28 2022: Explore Southern history and vernacular. Watch A Thousand Miles and Counting, a SCAD-produced documentary exploring William and Ellen Craft’s historic journey to freedom. Then discover the revolutionary work of artist Beverly Buchanan, whose experimental “shack” structures explore the relationship between memory — personal, historical, or geographical — and place. Afterward, work with varied and uncommon materials to build your own model dwelling. Learn more here.

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SCAD Museum of Art Saturday Storytimes for ages 3 & older

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

SCAD MOA’s Saturday Morning Story Time, July 2 2022

Dream up fantastic worlds with your child at SCAD MOA’s Saturday Morning Story Time, 11AM on Sat. July 2 2022 @ SCAD Museum of Art.

Treat the little artist in your life to SCAD MOA Story Time on the first Saturday of each month. Enjoy exciting tales and fun activities as you learn about the work on view.

Story Time is programmed for children ages 3 and older.

For more information, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu.

Learn more here.

Summer Saturday Storytime dates @ 11AM: July 2Aug. 6.

SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Savannah

Details here.

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Summer teen programs @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Saturday, June 11th, 2022

Summer teen nights include boxed dinner, art supplies @ SCAD MOA

SCAD Museum of Art invites teens to special teen workshops this summer @ 4-6PM Thursdays in June and late July 2022.

Admission to the workshop is $10 each. All skill levels welcome. Materials are supplied. Boxed dinner provided.

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu.

Upcoming summer teen workshops @ SCAD MOA include:

Thurs. June 16 2022: Design experimental furniture with unusual materials. Discover the dexterous materiality of Sang Hoon Kim’s works in his SCAD MOA exhibition Soft Spot. Following a gallery tour and discussion of the artist’s alternative use of an unlikely material, create your own furniture works using — surprise! — newspaper and tape. Learn more here.

Thurs. June 23 2022: Chill and thrill at color theory. Tour Katharina Grosse’s exhibition Chill Seeping and discuss the many ways of looking at the work. Then experiment with an alternative dyeing method to create unique color field studies. Learn more here.

Thurs. July 21 2022: Explore Patrick Dougherty’s immersive, site-specific sculpture made of tree saplings. Then design your own whimsical creation to enliven our human desire to dream and imagine. Get immersed in land art. Learn more here.

Thurs. July 28 2022: Explore Southern history and vernacular. Watch A Thousand Miles and Counting, a SCAD-produced documentary exploring William and Ellen Craft’s historic journey to freedom. Then discover the revolutionary work of artist Beverly Buchanan, whose experimental “shack” structures explore the relationship between memory — personal, historical, or geographical — and place. Afterward, work with varied and uncommon materials to build your own model dwelling. Learn more here.

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Savannah Parent & Toddler Activities: Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours @ Jepson Center

Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours & Art Activity @ Telfair Museum Jepson Center, June 16

Start your day with art with Telfair Museums’ new and combined programs @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

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.

Explore this year’s PULSE exhibitions and explore technology in art with LED throwies and floaties.

Come play and learn.

Thurs. June 16 2022 Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours & Art Activity, 10:30-11:30AM

$5 per child
Adults: members free | non-members $12

Register online here.

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Summer 2022 Art Start Dates & Themes

June 16 | PULSE Technology in Art LED Throwies and Floaties!

July 21 | BLOW UP Balloon Art!

August 18 | William O. Golding Making Flags

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(Savannah museums) Pin Point Heritage Museum hosts 10th Birthday Celebration

Monday, June 6th, 2022

Pin Point Heritage Museum will host a 10th Birthday celebration on Sat. June 25 2022.

Programming on Saturday will include presentations and activities from The Pin Point Betterment Society, Savannah African Art MuseumOssabaw Island Foundation, and Pin Point Heritage Museum’s Legacy Education Specialists. Each partner will speak about their connection with the Pin Point community and the Gullah/Geechee culture.

Staff and attendees will celebrate with birthday treats at 1PM.

Pin Point Heritage Museum is at 9924 Pin Point Ave., Savannah, on the scenic Moon River.

Juneteenth Free Family Day with Activities, Savannah’s Jepson Center

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

Juneteenth Free Family Day @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, 1-4PM Sat. June 18

Juneteenth Family Day at the Jepson Center returns with a libation ceremony, drumming and an appearance by the African Spirit at 1PM.

Artist demonstrations include Gullah/Geechee basket making by Gregory Grant and dollmaking by artist Theresa Martin. Storytelling by Jamal Toure, an African dance performance by Kwanzaa Collective 365, and a rousing musical performance by the Bailey Sounding Angels of Joy from the United House of Prayer will continue through 3PM in the Jepson Center’s Neises Auditorium.

Learn more here.

Juneteenth June 18 at the Jepson Center Schedule:

1:00-4:00pm:       Artist demonstrations and family art making activities

1:00pm                Libation Ceremony outdoors at Jepson Center entrance

1:30pm                Storytelling by Jamal Toure

1:45pm                African dance by Kwanzaa Collective 365

2:15pm                Musical performance by the Bailey Sounding Angels of Joy from the United House of Prayer

3:00pm                Curator’s tour of The Art of William O. Golding exhibition

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Free weekly kids’ music show @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Free weekly live music show @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. on Mondays beginning June 13 2022, on the museum side steps for a free music show where your child is the star.

The fun begins at 6:30PM with juggling, ballon art, and games.

The music starts at 7PM with local children’s musician Rick Hubbard.

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Lowcountry Celebration Park

Pair your visit to The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. with a visit to the new Lowcountry Celebration Park, located next to the museum.

The new park off Pope Avenue near the Coligny Beach parking lot and Coligny Beach Park features:
*The Adventure Playground, named after the ship Captain William Hilton was on when he discovered Hilton Head Island. It features a reimagined design of the ship, playground, wading pool and more.
*An open pavilion and lawn for events.
*A perimeter walk
*Two fitness stations
*Wi-Fi
*The Sandbox Children’s Museum
*Public restrooms

Lowcountry Celebration Park
94 Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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Celebrate Savannah Children’s Museum 10th Birthday this Saturday

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Savannah Children’s Museum to Celebrate 10th Birthday, Sat. June 11

Coastal Heritage Society is pleased to announce the ten-year anniversary of Savannah Children’s Museum.

The entirely outdoor museum features over a dozen programs and exhibits designed to expand the imaginations of children, including an Exploration Maze, a Reading Nook and a Sensory Garden. It was unveiled in 2012 as an adaptive reuse project in the old Central of Georgia Railway Carpentry Shop in downtown Savannah and has been a tremendous resource for families and educators in our community ever since.

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a 10th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 10AM-noon. The event will take place at 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA 31401.

Museum educators will be celebrating with birthday activities throughout the day with treats at 11:30AM. Activities and treats are included in general admission and as always, is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members. Find info on becoming a member here.

For those interested in supporting and celebrating the Museum’s impact in Savannah, consider purchasing a birthday gift for SCM from their Amazon Wish List here.

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Summer teen programs @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Summer teen nights include boxed dinner, art supplies @ SCAD MOA

SCAD Museum of Art invites teens to special teen workshops this summer @ 4-6PM Thursdays in June and late July 2022.

Admission to the workshop is $10 each. All skill levels welcome. Materials are supplied. Boxed dinner provided.

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu.

Upcoming summer teen workshops @ SCAD MOA include:

Thurs. June 2 2022: Transcend 2D self-portraiture. Hayv Kahraman’s images of Middle Eastern women are representations of the artist’s mind, body, and spirit. Tour her exhibition The Touch of Otherness, then give form to a 2D marionette that can be posed and positioned to represent your own life experiences. Learn more here.

Thurs. June 9 2022: Join SCAD photography specialists to learn hot techniques for high fashion photos. Bring a camera photo or digital camera. Learn more here.

Thurs. June 16 2022: Design experimental furniture with unusual materials. Discover the dexterous materiality of Sang Hoon Kim’s works in his SCAD MOA exhibition Soft Spot. Following a gallery tour and discussion of the artist’s alternative use of an unlikely material, create your own furniture works using — surprise! — newspaper and tape. Learn more here.

Thurs. June 23 2022: Chill and thrill at color theory. Tour Katharina Grosse’s exhibition Chill Seeping and discuss the many ways of looking at the work. Then experiment with an alternative dyeing method to create unique color field studies. Learn more here.

Thurs. July 21 2022: Explore Patrick Dougherty’s immersive, site-specific sculpture made of tree saplings. Then design your own whimsical creation to enliven our human desire to dream and imagine. Get immersed in land art. Learn more here.

Thurs. July 28 2022: Explore Southern history and vernacular. Watch A Thousand Miles and Counting, a SCAD-produced documentary exploring William and Ellen Craft’s historic journey to freedom. Then discover the revolutionary work of artist Beverly Buchanan, whose experimental “shack” structures explore the relationship between memory — personal, historical, or geographical — and place. Afterward, work with varied and uncommon materials to build your own model dwelling. Learn more here.

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