FREE Family Days @ Telfair Museums, Savannah

Free kids activities in SavannahTelfair Museums has a new FREE Family Days program, an opportunity for adults and children of all ages to enjoy free monthly hands-on art projects, story time, gallery exploration activities and more

The free events are held one Saturday each month from 1-4 p.m. at Jepson Center, located at 207 W. York St.

Telfair Family Day 2013 Schedule

September 14 | Shiny Shapes and Detail
Look to the Rizza Silver collection to explore ideas of shape and script in drawing and sculpture.
Attendees can look to the Rizza Silver Collection to explore ideas of shape, sculpture and dining traditions. Featured hands-on activities include faux engraving, aluminum foil sculpture, gallery games exploring silver works and a table setting challenge. Participants can also enjoy story time and the Telfair’s signature What Can We Make? challenge! The Georgia Power Foundation and the AGL Resources Foundation funded this Free Family Day.
Guests can also enjoy the opening of an exhibition of art created by youths across the Savannah community. During the summer, Telfair Museums’ education department made 45 site visits to parks, playgrounds and neighborhood centers. The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs sponsors Telfair’s summer outreach program for youth

October 19 | Sketch Crawl
Explore the world with a sketchbook.

November 23 | Spanish Family Day
Studio activities, flamenco performance and workshop.

December 14 | Holiday Special
DIY cards, printmaking and wrapping paper how-to’s.

The Telfair’s hours are Monday 12-5pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 am- 5 pm; Thursday 10 am- 8 pm; and Sunday 12-5 pm. Single-site adult admission is $12 to the Jepson Center, $12 to the Telfair Academy, and $15 to the Owens-Thomas House. Admission to all sites is $5 for K-12 students and free to children 5 and under. A three-site admission pass is $20 for an adult or $40 for a family of four (includes a one-time visit to Telfair Academy, Jepson Center and the Owens-Thomas House for a week-long period). Group fees are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information, call 912.790.8802 or visit
Jepson Center – 207 W. York Street
Telfair Academy – 121 Barnard Street
Owens-Thomas House – 124 Abercorn Street

Telfair’s Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W York Street, Savannah,  31401, Telfair Museums is a advertiser.

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