SCAD Savannah is a city-wide campus with over 10,000 art students enrolled. The college owns numerous buildings all over the city (PDF map). For our housing we will be using SCAD’s graduate dorm facilities. Meals will be served in the nearby Café SCAD, or you may elect to dine at one of the many restaurants in the city.
SCAD’s graduate dorm facilities (Boundary Village)
Each single floor apartment features two bathrooms, a full kitchen, and 4 bedrooms- each with two twin sized beds that can be bunked, local telephone service, and a cable television outlet. Also include are a drafting table, stool, dresser and wireless internet access for each resident. Washers and dryers are located on each of the dorm floors.
Attendees will have individual bedrooms. Dorm housing in 4-person suites with individual bedrooms, two bathrooms and full kitchen.
ADA accessible, Boundary Village features sand volleyball courts, pay laundry machines, a clubhouse and meeting areas.
Dorm check-in starts at 11AM Saturday the 7th. If you are arriving late in the evening, there is a security gate as you drive into the parking area of Boundary Dorms and the guard will be able to distribute room keys.
Dorm check-out times are generous, 6pm the day you are leaving -Moday through Saturday and 11:00 AM on Sunday. If there is a need to store baggage for those on field trips there is a guard on duty at the dorms.
PLEASE NOTE: SCAD policy requires that families with children reserve a full suite. If you are bringing more than two people, you might find nearby hotels for slightly less. BOOK HOTELS EARLY! Tourism will be high in July. Check website for more details.
Country Inn & Suites Savannah
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Savannah
Hampton Inn and suites Savannah Historic District http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=SAVHSHX
Comfort Suites Historic District
Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/hotels/maps_directions.jhtml?ctyhocn=SAVSHGI
Skidaway Islands State Park http://www.gastateparks.org/SkidawayIsland
Limited parking is available on site - and free.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be offered on campus at the SCAD Café (see sample menus).*
Breakfast $6.00 / Lunch $9.00 / Dinner $9.00
*Individuals with dietary restrictions should note it on the Registration form- you will be contacted to make accommodations with the chef.
Or you may elect to dine at one of the many restaurants in the city.
This year’s elegant conference banquet is included in the registration fee! Plan to enjoy a wonderful meal at one of Savannah’s favorite restaurants, beautiful Garibaldi’s Café. A local favorite in historic Savannah, Garibaldi Café is located in the circa 1871 Fire House. Its current elegance belies the previous function. The Savannah Morning News describes the café as “a festive and romantic place to celebrate with food, fun and friends.”
We will take over the second floor dining area, originally the ballroom for the firehouse. A beautiful golden space with soaring ceilings and large windows looking down into the city, Garibaldi Café will provide a memorable dining experience.
-Chicken Picatta --Seasoned Chicken Breast with a Mushroom Caper Lemon Butter Sauce
-Shrimp Marinara --Shrimp Tossed with Spaghetti in Marinara Sauce
-Pork Tenderloin --Sliced Pork Tenderloin with a Red Wine Wild Mushroom Demi-Glace
-Chicken Picatta --Prepared without flour
-Pork Tenderloin --Prepared without flour
Dessert- Choice of:
Fresh Rolls and Whipped Butter
Coffee and Tea
All dinners are accompanied by fresh seasonal vegetables and appropriate starch