SCAD 40 WKND

SCAD40 WKND

Join us April 25–28 for a celebration 40 years in the making. SCAD40 WKND gathers friends and families all weekend long for SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival, the unveiling of SCADstory, SCAD40 Block Party and so much more.

Many local hotels offer discounted rates for SCAD families. Remember to ask about SCAD rate availability when booking.

SCAD FAMILY AND ALUMNI WEEKEND

In recognition of the university’s 40th anniversary, Family and Alumni Weekend is part of the larger SCAD40 WKND celebration. This three-day event features activities and opportunities for students, families and four decades of alumni to return to the hive.

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The highlight of the weekend is the 38th annual Sidewalk Arts Festival, a SCAD signature event that invites students and alumni to create colorful chalk art masterpieces on the sidewalks of scenic Forsyth Park.

FAMILY SCHEDULE

The family schedule is for families of currently enrolled students. If you are SCAD alumni visiting with your family, please see the alumni schedule.

Register in advance for family events
Register now for access to the SCAD40 Block Party and screening of "Black Panther" Friday night; entertainment Saturday night; free entry to the SCAD Museum of Art and discounts at Gryphon, Ex Libris and shopSCAD all weekend; and the option to sign up for a walking tour of historic Savannah architecture.

REGISTER TO ATTEND

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Noon to 2 p.m. Wallin Hall 312 E. 37th St.

FOUNDATIONS STUDIES HONORS SHOW (AND EARLY CHECK-IN)

Visit this juried exhibition featuring student work from foundation studies classes while checking in for the weekend’s events.

1-4 p.m. Meeting location will be provided prior to event

WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC SAVANNAH ARCHITECTURE

Join architectural history faculty on a fascinating walking tour of historic Savannah architecture. Tours last approximately one hour, and depart at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Reserve your spot during registration.

4-6 p.m. Haymans Hall 23 E. Charlton St.

EVENT CHECK-IN FOR FAMILIES

Check in to pick up your event button, which provides access to many of the weekend’s events.

6-8 p.m. Bull Street at Madison Square

SCAD40 BLOCK PARTY

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of SCAD where it all began. Join the fun with fellow alumni, faculty, staff, students and families.


Visit shopSCAD for live artist demonstrations, Gryphon for live music, Art’s Café to purchase keepsake SCAD40 merchandise, SCAD food trucks for tasty treats and much more. This event is open to everyone in the SCAD community.

(Meal plan not available.)

8-10 p.m. Poetter Hall 342 Bull St.

SCAD40 CELEBRATION AND THE PREMIERE OF SCADSTORY

Get an exclusive first look at SCADstory, an immersive 360-degree experience through 40 years of SCAD history. Enjoy craft cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a blast from the past with live music from Yacht Rock Schooner playing top hits from 1978 and more. Tickets are $78 and SCAD will match ticket sales to a scholarship fund for continuing students of the 2019–20 academic year.
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8 p.m. Trustees Theater 216 E. Broughton St.

SAC MOVIE NIGHT: “BLACK PANTHER”

The SCAD Student Activities Council presents a screening of Academy Award winner "Black Panther," including remarks from an esteemed alumnus who worked on the film.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Forsyth Park

SIDEWALK ARTS FESTIVAL

Enjoy festival activities and see chalk masterpieces emerge from the sidewalks of the park. The event also includes food, music and student performances. Competition winners are announced at 4 p.m.

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

SCAD MUSEUM OF ART (OPTIONAL)

Experience a premier contemporary art museum, including photography from fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld and the first U.S. museum exhibition by painter Alex Gardner. Admission for registered families is free throughout the weekend.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Forsyth Park

LUNCH (OPTIONAL)

A number of local restaurants will have food available for purchase.
NOTE: The student meal plan is not valid with Sidewalk Arts Festival vendors.

7-8:30 p.m. Trustees Theater 216 E. Broughton St.

SCREENING OF SCAD STUDENT WORK

See some of the best recent student work from the SCAD animation and film and television departments.

7-8:30 p.m. Student Center 120 Montgomery St.

LIVE SCAD ESPORTS COMPETITION

Cheer on members of the SCAD eSports teams in live competition.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gryphon 337 Bull St.

DISCOUNTED BRUNCH (OPTIONAL)

Discounts available to all registered families wearing their event button.

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

SCAD MUSEUM OF ART (OPTIONAL)

Experience a premier contemporary art museum, including photography from fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld and the first U.S. museum exhibition by painter Alex Gardner. Admission for registered families is free throughout the weekend.

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ALUMNI SCHEDULE

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, APRIL 25-26

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Multiple locations, see schedule

SCHOOL OF BUILDING ARTS CONFERENCE

Learn new skills, earn IDCEC CEU and AIA LU credits, meet with leading industry professionals and reconnect with faculty and fellow alumni at this two-day professional development and networking event.

VIEW FULL SCHEDULE AND REGISTER

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

6-8 p.m. Bull Street at Madison Square

SCAD40 BLOCK PARTY

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of SCAD by reconnecting with your fellow alumni and members of the university faculty and staff. Join us for an evening of refreshments, entertainment and art. Alumni check-in is located at Haymans Hall, 23 E. Charlton St.


Visit shopSCAD for live artist demonstrations, Gryphon for live music, Art’s Café to purchase keepsake SCAD40 merchandise, SCAD food trucks for tasty treats and much more. This event is open to everyone in the SCAD community.

RSVP
8-10 p.m. Poetter Hall 342 Bull St.

SCAD40 CELEBRATION AND THE PREMIERE OF SCADSTORY

Get an exclusive first look at SCADstory, an immersive 360-degree experience through 40 years of SCAD history. Enjoy craft cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a blast from the past with live music from Yacht Rock Schooner playing top hits from 1978 and more. Tickets are $78 and SCAD will match ticket sales to a scholarship fund for continuing students of the 2019–20 academic year.
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW

8 p.m. Trustees Theater 216 E. Broughton St.

ALUMNI MOVIE NIGHT: “BLACK PANTHER”

Join us in honoring university alumni’s outstanding contributors to the Oscar-winning film, followed by a screening. All students, alumni and families are invited to attend. Valid alumni ID or photo ID required.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Forsyth Park

SIDEWALK ARTS FESTIVAL

Make concrete your canvas at the 38th annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival. Visit the alumni tent for chalk registration, giveaways and details about the exceptional SCAD Alumni Atelier program.

RSVP
2-6:30 p.m. SCAD Athletics Complex 3650 Speedway Blvd., Hardeeville, SC

SCAD ATHLETICS STUDENT-ALUMNI GAME AND RECEPTION

Support SCAD’s five-time national champion women’s lacrosse team as they face off against past players in an exciting student-alumni game.

RSVP

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location shared at registration

BEES OF THE ’80s REUNION BRUNCH

Come back to the hive to celebrate the 40th anniversary of SCAD at a private reunion brunch. Reconnect with friends old and new from the first decade of graduates.

REGISTER

SCAD ALUMNI BUSINESS MAP

Visit SCAD alumni-owned businesses throughout Savannah during your SCAD40 WKND celebrations.

SPONSORS

SCAD40 BLOCK PARTY

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

6-8 p.m. Bull Street at Madison Square

SCAD40 BLOCK PARTY

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of SCAD where it all began. Reconnect with fellow alumni and university faculty and staff.


Visit shopSCAD for live artist demonstrations, Gryphon for live music, Art’s Café to purchase keepsake SCAD40 merchandise, SCAD food trucks for tasty treats and much more. This event is open to everyone in the SCAD community.

8-10 p.m. Poetter Hall 342 Bull St.

SCAD40 CELEBRATION AND THE PREMIERE OF SCADSTORY

Get an exclusive first look at SCADstory, an immersive 360-degree experience through 40 years of SCAD history. Enjoy craft cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a blast from the past with live music from Yacht Rock Schooner playing top hits from 1978 and more.
Tickets are $78 and SCAD will match ticket sales to a scholarship fund for continuing students of the 2019–20 academic year.
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW

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SCAD SIDEWALK ARTS FESTIVAL

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019

Make concrete your canvas at the 38th annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival, part of SCAD40 WKND. Claim your square and compete for coveted prizes, or come together as a community to witness colorful chalk art by SCAD students, alumni and high school students. A treasured tradition, the SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival means spring has sprung. Grab a friend or neighbor and head to Forsyth Park for an awesome afternoon of fun, food, music and masterpieces.

Visit the SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival page for more details and to register.

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GRAND OPENING OF SCADSTORY

APRIL 28, 2019

Enter the dream of SCADstory, a 360-degree immersive experience of the university’s beginning and the four decades of creativity and excitement that followed. Prepare to be dazzled and inspired, ready to make your own dream a reality.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

8-10 p.m. Poetter Hall 342 Bull St.

SCAD40 CELEBRATION AND THE PREMIERE OF SCADSTORY

Get an exclusive first look at SCADstory, an immersive 360-degree experience through 40 years of SCAD history. Enjoy craft cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a blast from the past with live music from Yacht Rock Schooner playing top hits from 1978 and more. Tickets are $78 and SCAD will match ticket sales to a scholarship fund for continuing students of the 2019–20 academic year.
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW

SCADSTORY TOURS

Poetter Hall 342 Bull St.

SCADstory will be fully available to the public beginning Sunday, April 28.