Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta is strictly state-of-the-art, offering world-class facilities in a world-class city. Striking in every detail of its design, decor and functionality, the main SCAD-Atlanta facility is located in Atlanta's burgeoning Midtown. Adjacent to the Woodruff Arts Center, SCAD's sculpture studio is one of the finest in the Southeast. SCAD-Atlanta facilities also include ample classroom and exhibition space, well-equipped computer labs, a library, photography darkrooms, printmaking studios, dining facilities, a fitness center, a swimming pool and residence halls.
Located at 1600 Peachtree St., SCAD-Atlanta has more than 1,000 students and approximately 200 faculty and staff. It offers BA, BFA., MA and MFA. degrees in 19 programs of study.
SCAD-Atlanta brings distinguished artists and lecturers to the college and many events are open to the public. A few of the visitors to SCAD-Atlanta have included:
- Augusten Burroughs, author
- Patrick Dougherty, sculptor
- Peter Horvath, artist
- Walter Mosley, author
- Wangechi Mutu, sculptor and anthropologist
- Dennis Oppenheim, conceptual artist
- Karim Rashid, industrial designer
- David Yurman, jewelry designer and entrepreneur
SCAD maintains three galleries in Atlanta and a retail space, shopSCAD. Nearby attractions include the High Museum of Art, Woodruff Arts Center, the Center for Puppetry Arts, the Fox Theater and Atlanta Ballet.