Category Archives: SCAD

Spend an afternoon at Gryphon Tea Room Savannah

When you think classic southern food, having high tea might not be the first thing that pops into your mind. From traditional home cooking to interesting takes on classic dishes, Savannah is bringing food to life in new and old ways. One thing we, here at the Presidents Quarters’ Inn, love is going to the Gryphon Tea Room Savannah! Here are just a few reasons we love the Tea Room. Located at Bull and Charlton in the ornate 1926 Scottish Rite building, the Gryphon Tea Room Savannah offers an intimate experience in an elegant atmosphere. The architecture of the building with its carved mahogany bookcases and original stained glass panels … Continue reading

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2015 Savannah Book Festival

Look out all you book lovers because the 2015 Savannah Book Festival is something you don’t want to miss! From Janet Evanovich to Anne and Christopher Rice to P. J. O’Rourke, the Savannah Book Festival is packed full of amazing authors. This February plan to attend one of Savannah’s most loved events. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn wants you to experience the best events in Savannah, and this is one of them! Enjoy four days of author lectures and scrumptious food! Don’t know much about the Savannah Book Festival? Don’t worry! We have got you covered. Read on to find out more on the event. The 2015 Savannah Book Festival begins … Continue reading

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All Things SCAD

With 40-plus majors and more than 60 minors, the Savannah College of Art and Design offers more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. According to its mission statement, “SCAD exists to prepare talented students for professional careers, emphasizing learning through individual attention in a positively oriented university environment.” Add a stop at the University of Creative Careers to your list next time you’re staying in Savannah at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Here’s a bit of SCAD history, along with some interesting facts. Timeline 1978 Richard G. Rowan, Paula S. Wallace, May L. Poetter and Paul E. Poetter founded the Savannah College of Art and Design. … Continue reading

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Best Place to Stay Near SCAD

We are proud at The President’s Quarters Inn that The Savannah College of Art and Design, also known as SCAD, is woven into the fabric of beautiful downtown Savannah. SCAD continues to attract students from throughout the U.S. and abroad to their top-rated art and design school. Prospective students may choose from over 40 majors and 60 minors. With such impressive degree offerings, it’s no wonder that The Savannah College of Art and Design can boast more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. The college is comprised of over 70 facilities throughout the charming historic district of downtown Savannah. Students can be seen biking and … Continue reading

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Appreciation for the Arts in Savannah

The artistically minded have always felt at home in Savannah, GA, where there is a strong appreciation for the arts. The Savannah College of Art and Design, also known as SCAD, anchors the city’s artistic community. Located in the downtown historic district, SCAD has been committed to pursuing excellence in the arts since its beginning in 1978 and boasts more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. The campus is spread throughout Savannah’s downtown in numerous historic buildings and has served to enhance Savannah’s strong appreciation for the arts. Showcasing the art of SCAD’s talented artists is shopSCAD. Stop by its convenient Bull Street location, near lovely … Continue reading

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