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Oct. 4, 2013
Family Day at Scad Museum of Art
Family Day at Scad Museum of Art

The SCAD Museum of Art invites the community to join in the celebration of its second anniversary with a fun, free Family Day 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, at 601 Turner Blvd. From drawing superheroes to painting en plein air to traveling the world via green screen, the event has something for everyone. 

Family Day coincides with the museum’s month-long membership campaign, which runs through Oct. 20. Museum membership offers a wide range of benefits, including access to world renowned artists, groundbreaking exhibitions, exclusive events, free admission and discounts, and the satisfaction of supporting one of Savannah’s most important cultural assets.

Below are the gallery activities, workshops and demonstrations that will be offered during the SCAD Museum of Art Family Day. For additional information about the event or museum membership, call 912.525.7191.

  • Scavenger Hunt: Art Detective - Become an art sleuth as you search through the galleries for clues and earn stickers as you go!
  • Special Effects: Digital Explorer - Travel around the world to SCAD’s locations in Savannah, Atlanta, Lacoste, France, and Hong Kong using green screen technology.
  • Drawing: Character Creations - Learn to draw in comic book style with three drawing workshops, “How to Create a Superhero,” “Caricature” and “Monster Creation.”
  • Performing Arts: The Mobb Line - Experience improv in the style of the popular television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway.”
  • Painting: En Plein Air - Explore the tradition of plein air painting with SCAD’s “Local Color” painting club. 
  • Sketching: Art and Architecture Inspiration - Sketch in the galleries with SCAD’s “It’s All on Paper” drawing club and learn how to achieve perspective and scale.
  • Furniture Design: Digital Printing 3-D Models and Gallery Talk - Learn about the process of furniture design and the future of the industry with digital printing and 3-D models. Find out more about the museum exhibition featuring work by acclaimed designer Wendell Castle and the art of furniture design.
  • Sculpture: Modular Slots - Use puzzle-like pieces called modular slots to assemble 3-D sculptural compositions.

Media inquiries may be directed to Sunny Nelson at 912.525.5225.

SCAD Museum of Art
The SCAD Museum of Art is a premier contemporary art museum established to elevate art and design education for art enthusiasts around the world. Melding modern architecture with a historic 1853 railroad depot, the museum honors the past while showcasing world-renowned contemporary artists. Exhibitions range from painting and photography, to fashion, digital media and sculpture, complementing the artistic disciplines offered at the university. The museum also presents public programming year-round, including lecture series, film screenings, workshops and gallery talks. For more information about exhibitions, events and membership, visit scadmoa.org.

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers
The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors. Visit scad.edu.