Published: Jan 9, 2013
SAVANNAH, Georgia - The Savannah College of Art and Design will host its 14th annual Scholarship Gala Saturday, Feb. 2, at Poetter Hall, 342 Bull St.
The Scholarship Gala is the signature fundraising event for the university, generating more than $1.7 million to date in support of SCAD students. Proceeds from the evening go directly to the SCAD scholarship endowment, which supports existing scholarships and creates new opportunities for deserving students.
The annual Savannah Gala is billed as a celebratory evening for art enthusiasts to join together and support up-and-coming artists. Along with music, dancing and special hors d'oeuvres, the black-tie optional event will feature a silent auction of more than 100 pieces of original artwork donated by SCAD students, faculty and friends, on display in Poetter Hall.
Artwork on display includes paintings, photographs, works on paper, ceramics, jewelry, fashion illustrations, garments, sculptures and fibers pieces, all of which are available for purchase during the silent auction.
Artwork not sold during the gala will be available for sale online at scad.edu/gala
Gala tickets are $150 or $250 for the gala and access to the Preview Party, which includes an exclusive buy-it-now option on auction artwork and a catered cocktail reception.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., for Preview Party ticket holders and 7:30 p.m., for all guests.
To purchase tickets, make a donation or preview auction items, visit scad.edu/gala
or call the Gala Hotline at 912.525.5821.
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The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor's and master's degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors