SCAD Museum of Art

Located in an 1853 brick structure that was once a depot for the Central of Georgia Railway, the SCAD Museum of Art is a revolutionary teaching museum that provides opportunities for students to learn from art world luminaries and expand their artistic points of view. Mounting more than 20 exhibitions each year, the museum has presented renowned artists including Jane Alexander, Lynda Benglis, Liza Lou, Kehinde Wiley, Angel Otero, and Fred Wilson.
Contact Info
Address: 601 Turner Blvd., Savannah, Georgia 31401. Chatham County.
Tel: 912-525-7191.
Hrs: Tues.-Wed., Fri.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Thurs. 10AM-8PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.
A visit to the SCAD Museum of Art can teach students how to describe and interpret the art on display. With checklists, lesson plans, visual aids, and more, the Museum’s award-winning curriculum guides feature exercises tied directly to National Core Arts Standards. They can also learn about the building’s history, Museum collections, and special exhibitions.
Contact Info
Name: Kristin Poitras.
Phone: 912-525-7145.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: n/a.
Registration: Phone.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Free.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: PD.
Supports Classroom Learning In: Art.
Topics Covered: American art, African American art, British art, contemporary art, painting, photography.

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