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SCAD Museum of Art

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Address: 601 Turner Blvd., Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: 912.525.7191
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The SCAD Museum of Art was founded in 2002 as part of the Savannah College...

The SCAD Museum of Art was founded in 2002 as part of the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. The museum's collection of more than 4,500 pieces includes works of haute couture, drawings, painting, sculpture, photography, prints and more. The SCAD Museum of Art is a teaching museum, serving Savannah College of Art and Design students and as well as members of the community and other visitors. A focal point is the Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies, a multidisciplinary center for the study, understanding and appreciation of African American culture, art and literature. It is complemented by the André Leon Talley Gallery, named for the Vogue contributing editor and SCAD Board of Trustees member.The museum also features a 250-seat theater, a terrace and outdoor projection screen, a conservation studio, a museum café, as well as a 12-foot-long orientation touch table. An 86-foot tall steel and glass lantern welcomes visitors and elegantly redefines the Savannah city skyline.

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Love this museum !!!

We come to Savannah once a year and I always enjoy visiting this museum. This visit , today, was my favorite thus far. All the exhibits were excellent . The student docents were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Savannah once a year and I always enjoy visiting this museum. This visit , today, was my favorite thus far. All the exhibits were excellent . The student docents were very friendly and knowledgeable , can't wait to visit again next year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You won't see the great masters here, but you will see some interesting contemporary design and photos. Very nice traveling print exhibit by Lawrence about Haitii. Students are docents, and they may have a bit to learn about being a bit more interactive, but nice to see them so involved. Quick visit. Nice building, modern renovation of old warehouse.

Thank Chuck S
New York City, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by here on a Sunday afternoon & it was a great experience. For $10, it was well worth it. Although not super large, the exhibits were fantastic & impressive. They have student guides every where to help you with any questions & explanations of the artists. I would highly recommend coming here as it was a lovely & fulfilling... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my daughter, a fine artist from NYC, to the SCAD museum for a quick visit on Christmas Eve. There were 4 very interesting and professional exhibits that we were able to view in the 40 minutes before the museum was closing. It was my second visit to Savannah and this museum and I was curious what my daughter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We loved our visit to SCAD - reasonably priced for a museum, and really creative artwork and exhibits. Lots of new exhibits regularly.

Thank dMo924
Morrisville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

There were wonderful exhibits each time I visited (10.00 donation, I believe 8.00 with certain status). I absolutely LOVED the display of black gowns there! It is possible to visit SCAD as a part of the trolley tour (I like the 2 day tour that Old Towne Trolley Tour offers, for a discount online, you can ride straight through the... More 

Thank Felicia B
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The first time I visited, there was a fabric exhibit- a few years ago. Some of the most creative and beautiful pieces ever. This year I was lucky enough to experience the Vivienne Westwood exhibit- incredible clothing, in a very unique exhibit. The student guides are so friendly and knowledgeable and really enhanced the experience. A minor plus is escaping... More 

Thank Patricia S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Love Savannah's historical character but after awhile I became numb to the backward-looking focus. A few hours in the SCAD Museum was just the right experience to balance the focus on names and dates. The space is fantastic, huge, clean lines, yet maintains the Savannah historic vibe since it's a renovation of an old building. Each room's exhibit was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Very well laid out exhibits. All appear to be temporary as if there is no permanent collection. So, what you will see varies every time you visit. Docents are quite knowledgeable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The SCAD museum would be interesting to someone who is into modern art, unfortunately that someone isn't me. The exhibits were well presented, but scattered. A large part of the museum is dedicated to interactive children's exhibits, we didn't have any with us so I didn't find it very interesting, but if you do have children then I'm sure they... More 

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