WILDLIFE ARTS for youth

Fine Art Show & Scouts Market
Saturday, November 19  |  10 am – 5 pm  |  Free
Sunday, November 20  |  12 – 5 pm  |  Free

Every fall Thomasville welcomes the arrival of world-renowned wildlife artists from near and far to Wildlife Arts Festival, now embarking on its 27th year. A true celebration of Thomasville’s sporting culture during a long weekend in November, at the start of Georgia’s Quail season, through a Fine Art Show, experiences that celebrate the land, workshops led by artists and designers and family friendly events.

Fine Art Show & Scouts Market

Saturday, November 19  |  10 am – 5 pm  |  Free
Sunday, November 20  |  12 – 5 pm  |  Free
Thomasville Center for the Arts

Experience acclaimed wildlife art in the halls of the Center’s historic building. Step outside into a lively social scene of top-shelf shopping, southern bites and libations, and family-friendly wildlife encounters in the Artisan Market.

Presented by Synovus.

10:00 am
Festival Opens for the Day
Youth Floor & Youth Activities Begin
Jr. Wildlife Arts Festival Competition Awards Ceremony
Women of Wildlife Art Workshop

11:00 am
Beguiled By The Wild | Youth Workshop
Tallahassee Jr. Museum Roaming Wildlife & Biofacts (Until 3 pm)

12:00 pm
Storytime with Imagination Emporium
Land & Lore Lecture
Chehaw Wildlife Encounters

1:00 pm
Beguiled By The Wild | Youth Workshop
Creative Covey Floral Workshop

2:00 pm
Chehaw Wildlife Encounters
Land & Lore Lecture

4:00 pm
Land & Lore Lecture
Meet Burner Bob!
Southeastern Premiere of “Indigo”

5:00 pm
Festival Closes for the Day

12:00 pm
Festival Opens for the Day
Youth Floor & Youth Activities Begin
Beguiled By The Wild Youth Workshop
Land & Lore Lecture

2:00 pm
Land & Lore Lecture
Beguiled By The Wild Youth Workshop

3:00 pm
Creative Covey Floral Workshop

4:00 pm
Land & Lore Lecture

5:00 pm
Festival Closes

Beguiled by the Wild | Youth Art Workshop

Saturday, November 19  |  11 am + 1 pm
Sunday, November 20  | 12 pm + 2 pm
Thomasville Center for the Arts

Young artists ages 5-12 are invited to learn about our local wildlife and ecosystems while creating a mini-masterpiece under the direction of artist Karen Stauffer. Advance registration only, no walk-ups.

Presented by The Pediatric Center.

Go Wild! | Youth Art Floor

Saturday, November 19  |  10 am – 5 pm  |  Free
Sunday, November 20  |  12 – 5 pm  |  Free
Thomasville Center for the Arts, Ground Floor

Bring your children to explore an interactive floor of wildlife-centric art activities
designed to inspire your young creator while you shop the fine art show. Featuring
the Jr. Wildlife Art Competition Exhibit and art by Dave Junker and Betsey Fowler.

Presented by Imagination Emporium.

WILDLIFE ARTS for youth

Every fall Thomasville welcomes the arrival of world-renowned wildlife artists from near and far to Wildlife Arts Festival, now embarking on its 27th year. A true celebration of Thomasville’s sporting culture during a long weekend in November, at the start of Georgia’s Quail season, through a Fine Art Show, experiences that celebrate the land, workshops led by artists and designers and family friendly events.

Fine Art Show & Scouts Market
Saturday, November 19 | 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, November 20 | 12 pm – 5 pm
Free Admission

Experience acclaimed wildlife art in the halls of the Center’s historic building. Step outside into a lively social scene of top-shelf shopping, southern bites and libations, and family-friendly wildlife encounters in the Artisan Market. Presented by Synovus.

10:00 am
Festival Opens for the Day
Youth Floor & Youth Activities Begin
Jr. Wildlife Arts Festival Competition Awards Ceremony
Women of Wildlife Art Workshop

11:00 am
Beguiled By The Wild | Youth Workshop
Tallahassee Jr. Museum Roaming Wildlife & Biofacts (Until 3 pm)

12:00 pm
Storytime with Imagination Emporium
Land & Lore Lecture
Chehaw Wildlife Encounters

1:00 pm
Beguiled By The Wild | Youth Workshop
Creative Covey Floral Workshop

2:00 pm
Chehaw Wildlife Encounters
Land & Lore Lecture

4:00 pm
Land & Lore Lecture
Meet Burner Bob!
Southeastern Premiere of “Indigo”

5:00 pm
Festival Closes for the Day

12:00 pm
Festival Opens for the Day
Youth Floor & Youth Activities Begin
Beguiled By The Wild Youth Workshop
Land & Lore Lecture

2:00 pm
Land & Lore Lecture
Beguiled By The Wild Youth Workshop

3:00 pm
Creative Covey Floral Workshop

4:00 pm
Land & Lore Lecture

5:00 pm
Festival Closes

Beguiled By The Wild | Youth Workshops
Saturday, November 19 | 11 am & 1 pm
Sunday, November 20 | 12 pm & 2 pm
Thomasville Center for the Arts

Young artists ages 5-12 are invited to learn about our local wildlife and ecosystems while creating a mini-masterpiece under the direction of artist Karen Stauffer. Advance registration only, no walk-ups. Presented by The Pediatric Center.

Go Wild! | Youth Art Floor
Saturday, November 19 | 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, November 20 | 12 pm – 5 pm
Thomasville Center for the Arts
Free Admission

Bring your children to explore an interactive floor of wildlife-centric art activities designed to inspire your young creator while you shop the fine art show. Featuring the Jr. Wildlife Art Competition Exhibit and art by Dave Junker and Betsey Fowler. Presented by Imagination Emporium.