SCAD Summer Seminars

SCAD Summer Seminars offer workshops for high school students who have completed their freshman, sophomore or junior years. (Secondary school students ages 14-19 are able to participate in SCAD Summer Seminars Hong Kong.) Students gain valuable educational experience while developing their creative vision through exciting art and design assignments and projects.

Students attend two workshops (one workshop in Hong Kong) and have an all-access pass to the university’s extensive facilities, resources and libraries. Workshops may include demonstrations, lectures, studio work and local field trips, and are taught by SCAD professors, alumni or select graduate students. To provide maximum individual attention and collaborative interaction between students and instructors, class size is small, with generally 15 or fewer students in each workshop. Organized daily social and cultural activities create an authentic experience of life as a SCAD student in the city. A closing exhibition of student work is held at the end of each session.

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Atlanta sessions

Session I: June 26-July 2, 2016
Session II: July 10-16, 2016
Session III: July 24-30, 2016

Hong Kong sessions

Session I: July 18–22, 2016
Session II: July 25–29, 2016
Session III: Aug. 1–5, 2016

Savannah sessions

Session I: June 26-July 2, 2016
Session II: July 10-16, 2016
Session III: July 17-23, 2016
Session IV: July 24-30, 2016
Session V: July 31-Aug. 6, 2016

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Cultivate your creativity at SCAD Summer Seminars workshops that encompass the spectrum of innovative, artistic pursuits.

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Fees and scholarships

Discover the scholarship opportunities that await you at SCAD, and learn more about the fee structure for SCAD Summer Seminars.

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Student life

SCAD Summer Seminars participants get an insider’s pass to SCAD student life. Explore available housing options and find essential information about travel and transportation for each session.

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SCAD Summer Seminars Atlanta
P.O. Box 77300
Atlanta, GA 30357
Phone: 404.253.2700 or 877.722.3285

SCAD Summer Seminars Hong Kong
Phone: (Hong Kong) 852.2253.8044 or (U.S.) 800.869.7223

SCAD Summer Seminars Savannah
P.O. Box 2072
Savannah, GA 31402
Phone: 912.525.5100 or 800.869.7223