Workshops are held for one or more days, depending on the topic, which can include digital photography, printmaking, painting, drawing, fashion, illustration, graphic design, sequential art, sewing, interior design, interior decorating, etc.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Thomas Mullen will discuss his recently released novel, "The Revisionist," Thursday night at the Midtown facility.
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) presents the “Ivy Hall Writer’s Series,” on Jan. 31, Feb. 7 and Feb. 28, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Each event will include a lecture and book signing held at Midtown's Ivy Hall by celebrated authors: Thomas Mullen, Richard Ford and Calvin Ramsey. Ivy Hall is located at 179 Ponce de Leon Avenue. Orginally built 1883, Ivy Hall re-opened as the SCAD Writing Center in October 2008. On Thursday, Jan. 31, Mullen, who was awarded “Best Debut Novel of 2006” by USA Today for his first authorship, “The Last Town on Earth,” will discuss recently released novel, "The Revisionist," which Publisher's weekly calls an “excellent thriller." Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner award-winning author, Ford, will appear on Feb…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Former Mansion Restaurant in Midtown originally built nearly 130 years ago was completely restored by the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005
Midtown’s Ivy Hall was recently recognized by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and the Livable Communities Coalition (LCC) as one of the region’s five most innovative developments at the 2012 Developments of Excellence Awards. The winners, including and one “Great Place,” were announced at ARC’s annual State of the Region breakfast on Friday, Oct. 12, and included: The Developments of Excellence awards, presented annually by ARC and the LCC, recognize developments in the 10-county Atlanta region that exemplify cutting-edge, livable designs that are helping to create a positive framework for future development. The Great Place is given to a place in metro Atlanta that represents livability and sustainability, but is not necessarily a …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Tip leads to arrest of man, who sports a Falcons' logo between his eyes, in connection with last month's Midtown school incident in which two students were and bound and robbed in their dorm room.
The undefeated Atlanta Falcons are coming up big winners this fall, but apparently a man with the logo of the Dirty Birds tattooed between his eyes came up a loser when he was arrested in connection with last month’s armed robbery in a Savannah College of Art and Design dorm room. The Atlanta Police Department announced today that an anonymous tip led to the arrest of Richard D Chaney, 29, in connection with the Sept. 17 incident in which two men allegedly broke into a dorm room of the Midtown school and bound and robbed a pair of male students. APD plans to release more details later Thursday. Fulton County Jail records indicate Chaney, who was charged with robbery and false imprisonment, was arrested on Oct. 3. A second suspect is …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
One of the two alleged suspects in last week's on-campus robbery has a PacMan symbol tattooed to his neck, and the Falcons logo tattooed between his eyes.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Early Wednesday morning incident does not result in injuries as police are seeking two male suspects
Two men allegedly broke into a Savannah College of Art and Design dorm room in Midtown early Wednesday morning and bound and robbed a pair of male students. Atlanta Police are seeking two black males in connection with the incident that reportedly occurred around 6 a.m. at the Spring House, an on-campus housing facility in the 1400 block of Spring Street. According to APD Officer John Chafee, one suspect knocked on a door and when the occupant slightly opened the door, the suspect forced his way inside. “Once inside, the male put one of the victims in a choke hold and tied his hands and wrists,’’ said Chafee. The suspect then began stealing electronics, clothing and other items from the unit. The second suspect soon entered the room and …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
From "CBS News" to "Top Chef" to the "Real Housewives," the TV personality on Wednesday will discuss with students and fans his memoir that delivers a one-of-a-kind glimpse into the world of television.
Absurd mishaps at CBS News. Hilarious encounters with the heroes and heroines of his youth. The real stories behind the “Real Housewives.” These are just a few of the topics that are sure to come up when television personality Andy Cohen appears at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Atlanta on Wednesday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. to talk about his The New York Times bestselling memoir, “Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture.” Cohen, who is executive vice president of development and talent at Bravo, is responsible for overseeing the production of such hits as “Top Chef “and “The Real Housewives” franchise. In addition, Cohen is the host and executive producer of “Watch What Happens Live,” Bravo's late-night, …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The annual gala supports the SCAD scholarship fund for current and future students; design expert Ty Pennington to be honored with an honorary doctorate at SCAD Atlanta’s commencement ceremony
Fashion designer Isabel Toledo and artist Ruben Toledo have been named honorary chairs of the SCAD Seen Gala in Atlanta on May 23. As the premier fundraiser for SCAD Atlanta, the evening will feature a silent auction of original artwork and a one-of-a-kind fashion showcase from the university’s student designers. All proceeds from the evening go to the university's scholarship fund, which supports both existing and new scholarships. SCAD has enjoyed a meaningful friendship with the pair since they were presented with an André Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award at the university’s annual fashion show in 2009. Perhaps best known for designing Michelle Obama’s presidential inauguration ensemble, designer Isabel Toledo’s look is stunning, …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
On Thursday and Friday, art and design students will showcase their work for potential employers, art directors and creative leaders.
Building on the tremendous success and growth over the last four years, the Savannah College of Art and Design will host its fifth annual "Out to Launch," a “reverse” career fair in which art and design students showcase their work for potential employers, art directors and creative leaders. The event takes place May 3-4 at SCAD Atlanta. “Out to Launch isn’t your typical career fair,” said Judy Salzinger, program coordinator for SCAD Atlanta’s advertising department, in a statement. “College career fairs are usually hosted by employers looking for new talent. With “Out to Launch,” it’s the other way around. Students are displaying their work for employers. And over the last four years, students’ portfolios in advertising, interactive and …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Midtown news to use for the remainder of the week.
Midtown Alliance invites you Tuesday evening to give your input on potential high-impact, high-value projects and programs that would position Midtown as the first urban eco-district in the Southeast. The Greenprint Midtown Interactive Visioning Session will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the AT&T Conference Center, located at 725 West Peachtree Street. An RSVP is required to the free event. With the help of local residents, Midtown can build off of its existing assets to become even greener. The Midtown Alliance is engaging the community in developing a community-wide sustainability action plan focusing on five key areas – water, energy, waste, transportation and greenspace. To better understand the challenges and opportunities, they…