Savannah Cultural Arts Center Events and Workshops!
Join us at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center this Fall to flex your creative muscles for a morning, afternoon, or evening!
Our building is located at 201 Montgomery St, the lawn is at the southeast corner of the intersection of Oglethorpe and MLK. Parking: Limited (paid) street parking is available near the (SCAC). The closest parking garages are Liberty Parking Garage on Liberty and Montgomery and Robinson Parking Garage on Montgomery St. across from Chatham County Courthouse.
The Black + White Together Project
Friday, Dec 3 | 5:30-7:00pm
Come witness a global art piece come together in Savannah! Artist talk at 6pm.
The Black + White Together Project is a large-scale, global art project led by local artist and SCAD professor, Sam Norgard. 3,000 beaded warped squares were sent in from 250 beaders from 12 countries and will now be assembled into a portrait of African American bead artist, Joyce Scott. Scott pioneered the use of the body as a format to tell the story of the African American experience. Stop by to see local artists assemble this work of art and join us for an artist talk in person and on Facebook live at 6pm.
Free. No registration required
SMF Jazz Academy Fall Concert
Friday, Dec 10 | 7:00pm
SMF Jazz Academy is proud to present its first in-person concert! Featuring five jazz combos and two melodica ensembles, students in Savannah’s only free after-school jazz program will present a program featuring a diverse selection of music from the jazz tradition. Repertoire will include traditional New Orleans tunes and the music of early jazz composers such as Lovie Austin and Fats Waller, as well as songs from mid-century jazz giants like John Coltrane and Mary Lou Williams. This program is supported by an investment from the City of Savannah.
Free. Learn more on Facebook.
Holiday Movie and Cookie Decorating
Saturday, Dec 11 | 11:30am
Drop in for a classic holiday movie and cookie decorating activity! Cookie decorating will begin at 11:30am with the movie starting in the Ben Tucker Theater at 12:30pm. This event is open to all ages (youth must be accompanied at all times).
Cost: $5 per family
Free Movie Screening: Bee Movie
Wednesday, Dec 29 | 11:00am
Restless over the holiday break? Bumble down to the Savannah Cultural Arts Center for a free matinee screening of Bee Movie! All ages welcome, a parent/guardian must be present with children at all times.
Fall Arts Workshops!
Find your new favorite hobby by joining us at an upcoming free workshop! Class size is limited, pre-registration is required.
|African Dance Workshop|
Thursday, Dec 2
Adult (Ages 18+)
$5 - City of Savannah Resident
African Dance is an energetic expression of culture through dance. Instructor Brenton Jordan will guide this 1-hour workshop that is open to all levels. Come move with us!
Instructor: Brenton Jordan
|Youth Puppetry Workshop|
Saturday, Dec 4
12:30-2:00pm | Ages10-15
In this workshop, you will be able to create your own marionette puppet to take home with you and then learn the basics of how to use a puppet like a real puppeteer! The first half will consist of creating the puppets using polymer clay, yarn, fabric, and the second half will cover character creation, voice work, and simple puppet manipulation.
Instructors: Cameron Frost and Jess Le-McKeown
|Metal Ornament Workshop|
Saturday, Dec 11
10:00am-12:00pm | Ages 17+
Join us in some festive metal ornament making! Learn to create shapes using various metal wire sizes, shaping templates and wig jig boards. Perfect for both beginners and people with experience. Take home your ornament at the end of the workshop!
Arts on the Lawn
Arts on the Lawn is an free, engaging morning of crafts, stories, and movement geared toward ages 4 to 7! Each session will last about an hour and include a craft that can be taken home at the end of the session.
Space is limited, registration is required and family units will be socially-distanced. A parent/guardian must be present with their children at all times. Please register by noon the Friday before the event!
In case is inclement weather, this event will move indoors.
~Stay tuned for upcoming dates~
Attendees may bring their own chairs, blankets, or towels if desired. We recommend clothing that can get a little messy.
COVID-19 Precautions: Temperature checks and social distancing will be in place. Masks are required inside the building.