SCAD Museum of Art is a premier contemporary art museum that features emerging and established international artists through commissioned works and rotating exhibitions; engages local communities with special initiatives of an international scope; and serves as a resource for Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) students and alumni during their academic careers and beyond.
The SCAD Museum of Art was founded in 2002, and originally was known as the Earle W. Newton Center for British American Studies. The SCAD Museum of Art is housed in an 1853 brick structure that was once a railway depot for the Central of Georgia Railway. This National Historic Landmark is the only surviving antebellum railroad complex in the U.S. The museum has breathed life into these ruins, which once extended more than 800 feet along Turner Boulevard's southern frontage.
The museum's permanent 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.
Location & Hours
SCAD Museum of Art601 Turner Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401 open in map
|Saturday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Sunday||12:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am - 8:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
General admission: $10
Discounted (senior/military): $8
Family (three or more): $20
College students with ID: $5
SCAD alumni: $5
Children under 14: Free
SCAD Museum of Art accepts VISA, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.
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