Event

SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival in Savannah

Family and Alumni Weekend 2014

SCAD Savannah

Savannah, GA

342 Bull St.


Join us for a fun-filled weekend of events and activities as the SCAD community celebrates 35 years.

The annual event coincides with the SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival, a signature event now in its 33rd year.

The Sidewalk Arts Festival offers students, alumni and prospective students an opportunity to create temporary chalk masterpieces on the paved walkways of Savannah's scenic Forsyth Park and compete for top prizes.

Family and Alumni Weekend 2014 will feature a variety of events, from tours of SCAD Savannah and SCAD Museum of Art to a movie in Forsyth Park and more.

View the complete weekend schedule and register to attend by clicking on the Family or Alumni tab above.

Register to attend online. For more information, call the Family and Alumni Weekend Hotline at 912.525.5843 or email Terry Ann Jackson.

Friday, April 25

3-7 p.m.
Registration
Family Tent, south of Forsyth Park Café

Pick up your family packet.

3:35-5:35 p.m.
"35 Years of SCAD" historic bus tours
Gwinnett and Drayton streets

Experience the growth of SCAD Savannah on a guided historic bus tour. Buses depart every 35 minutes. First bus leaves at 3:35 p.m.; last bus leaves at 5:35 p.m.

5:30-8 p.m.
Family barbecue
Family Tent, south of Forsyth Park Café

Enjoy a tasty barbecue dinner and live entertainment. 

8 p.m.
Films in Forsyth: “Frozen” (2013)
Forsyth Park bandstand

Bring a low-seated chair, lawn chair or blanket.

 

Saturday, April 26

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Continental breakfast reception
Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St.

Start your day with a continental breakfast with other families of SCAD students.

9:30-11 a.m.
Deans' panel discussion
Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St.

Attend this informative panel discussion among the deans who represent the SCAD schools and academic disciplines.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
33rd annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival
Forsyth Park

Enjoy festival activities and view the chalk masterpieces created by students and alumni. Winners of the sidewalk arts competition will be announced at 4 p.m.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration
Family Tent, south of Forsyth Park Café

Pick up your family packet.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lunch

Lunch will be available from various restaurant stations at Sidewalk Arts Festival for a minimal fee. Seating will be available in the Family Tent, located south of Forsyth Park Café. The student meal plan is not valid with Sidewalk Arts Festival restaurants.

1-4 p.m.
SCAD Jam
Family Tent, south of Forsyth Park Café

Various SCAD professors and students will host art, design and creative demonstrations, along with fun workshops.

2 p.m.
Dessert bar
Family Tent, south of Forsyth Park Café

6-8 p.m.
Silver & Ink photography reception
Gutstein Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.

Celebrate the year's best work in the photography arts.

 

Sunday, April 27

Noon to 5 p.m.
SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.

A special admission rate of $5 will be granted to guests with a Family and Alumni Weekend 2014 registration (Sunday only).

Most Family and Alumni Weekend events are free to your enrolled SCAD student.

If you are unable to attend but would like to support the SCAD Scholarship Fund, visit scad.edu/giving.

Alumni registration is required.

Friday, April 25

11 a.m. to noon
Panel 1: “Pursuing Your Passion”
Virtual panel discussion with SCAD alumni
Crites Hall

Noon to 1 p.m. 
Lunch on your own

1-2 p.m.
Panel 2: “Living the Dream”
Virtual panel with SCAD alumni
Crites Hall

4:30-5:30 p.m.
SCAD Museum of Art tours
SCAD Museum of Art

5:30-7 p.m.
Alumni reception
Award winners announced at 6 p.m.
SCAD Museum of Art, Alex Townsend Courtyard

7 p.m.
Lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and filmmaker David Turnley “On the Front Lines of the Human Condition”
SCAD Museum of Art theater

8 p.m.
Films in Forsyth: “Frozen” (2013)
Forsyth Park
 

Saturday, April 26

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Forsyth Park
33rd annual Sidewalk Arts Festival
Squares are assigned on the day of the event on a first come, first served basis.