Jepson Center for the Arts
Type: Art & Culture, Art Museums, Children's Museums, Museums
This striking 64,000-square-foot modern art museum features an impressive permanent collection and hosts major traveling exhibitions from around the world. The Kirk Varnedoe Collection, the Jepson... Read More
This striking 64,000-square-foot modern art museum features an impressive permanent collection and hosts major traveling exhibitions from around the world. The Kirk Varnedoe Collection, the Jepson Center's permanent collection, includes works by renowned artists such as Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg , Chuck Close and Richard Avedon. The museum also boasts a 3,500-square-foot interactive gallery for children and families called ArtZeum. The Jepson Center itself is a work of art. Designed by architect Moshe Safdie, the museum's sleek design includes hung-glass ceilings and cantilevered walls. The Jepson Center is part of the Telfair Museums, a series of three unique art venues in Downtown Savannah that also includes the Telfair Academy and the Owens-Thomas House.
- Sun-Mon: Noon-5pm
- Tue-Wed,: Fri-Sat; 10am-5pm
- Thu: 10am-8pm
- Admission includes a one-time visit to each of the Telfair Museums three sites for a week-long period following the date of purchase. Single site admission is $12. Adult $20; Senior $18; Student (6+) $5; Military $18; Child (0-5) Free; Family $40
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The Jepson Center for the Art's two-story interactive ArtZeum is a great place for kids to learn about art and express their creativity.
- Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: The Jepson Center for the Art's ArtZeum is two stories of interactive art games and activities fun for both kids and their parents.