Skidmore College In Saratoga Springs

Skidmore Snapshot

Skidmore College In Saratoga Springs NYSkidmore College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs NY. Founded in 1903 by Lucy Skidmore Scribner, the school originated as a women's college and went coed in 1971. Today Skidmore enrolls about 2,500 students, men and women, and offers degrees in over 40 academic departments. The college is a ten-minute walk from downtown Saratoga Springs and a three-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Montreal.

Skidmore College
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

The Tang At Skidmore

Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery At Skidmore CollegeSkidmore's rich art scene thrives at the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery. This center serves as a valuable learning resource for students of Skidmore College as well as a funky art and entertainment hotspot for the Saratoga community.

The Tang is open to the public free of charge, offering tours and magnificent art exhibits year round. Live music adds to the enriching culture at Tang, as this venue features "Upbeat On The Roof" music series in the summer. During this series, the rooftop of the Tang at Skidmore is transformed into a stage and plays host to an array of performing artists and music groups on Friday nights.

Arthur Zankel Music Center

The Zankel Music Center is a relatively new addition to the Skidmore College Campus. The center plays host to the Skidmore College Music Department as well as public concerts, lectures, and other events. The wide, bright atrium welcomes guests to the Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, an acoustically pristine space for both small and large audiences. The Zankel Center is one of the first buildings Skidmore College guests see upon arrival to the main entrance of the campus.

North Woods

Racoon in North WoodsThe Skidmore College campus is located on 890 acres of land. 300 acres of this large area is the North Woods forest. This treasure of flora and fauna is home to complex ecosystems, lending an academic resource to the natural sciences and other fields of study. The North Woods area is host to recreational and co-curricular activities like hiking, meditation, and more.


Ranked 45th Best Liberal Arts College In The Nation by US News & World Report (2014)
Crowned as 'New Ivy' Elite College By Newsweek (2006)

Skidmore News

Last Updated: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:00:00 GMT

And the CTM prize goes to...
Winners of the 2012 CTM Photo Contest have been announced and include Sarah Weitzman '14, who captured the Judges Vote for "21 Candles."

Using his noodle
Professor Sang Wook Lee uses ramen noodles in a deliciously inventive installation gracing the Lake George Arts Project?s Courthouse Gallery. Learn more in this interview published in the Albany Times Union. (Photo by Gary Gold)


Skidmore Events

Stars of Tomorrow Concert
When: Sat, May 28, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
We kick off the season with our second annual Stars of Tomorrow concert - featuring 24 singers from around the country who have been selected from over 1,000 applicants to be members of Opera Saratoga’s prestigious Young Artist Program.
David Bromberg Quintet
When: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 | 8:00 PM
Where: Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College
Cost: $30 General Admission, $15 students
David Bromberg was born in Philadelphia in 1945 and raised in Tarrytown, NY. He began studying guitar at age thirteen and eventually enrolled in Columbia University as a musicology major. Bromberg’s material, based in the folk and blues idioms, continually expanded to encompass bluegrass, ragtime, country and ethnic music. His fans will find blues, bluegrass, gospel, folk, Irish fiddle tunes, pop and English drinking songs happily coexisting. Bromberg is an astonishing performer whose range and musical depth has delighted devoted audiences for over forty years and will for many years hence.
Jazz Institute Concert: Ron Carter Trio
When: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 | 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Filene Concert Hall at Skidmore College 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $8 adults, $5 seniors/Skidmore community, FREE for students and children
Among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz, Grammy Award-winner Ron Carter leads this trio that includes Donald Vega (piano) and Russell Malone (Guitar). Concert Tickets are available at the Zankel Music Center ticketing website or call the Box Office at 518.580.5321. General Admission: $8 adults, $5 seniors/Skidmore community, FREE for students and children. The Skidmore Jazz Institute has been providing opportunities for young musicians to study with world-class jazz artists for 29 years. For more information, visit the Skidmore Jazz Institute.
Chamber Music Decoda: Faculty Interactive Performance
When: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 | 7:30 PM
Where: Saratoga Arts Center, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Cost: Free and open to the public
Chamber Music Decoda: Faculty Interactive Performance
UpBeat on the Roof - Decoda - Skidmore Chamber Music Concert
When: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery Rooftop, 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: Free and open to the public
Featuring Anna Elashvili (violin), Angelia Cho (violin), Nathan Schram (viola), Claire Bryant (cello), Kris Saebo (bass), Catherine Gregory (flute), James Austin Smith (oboe), Alicia Lee (clarinet), Brandon Ridenour (trumpet), and Michael Mizrahi (piano).
Decoda - Skidmore Chamber Music Final Student Performance
When: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 | 5:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Hall 15 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Final concert featuring Decoda - Skidmore Chamber Music Institutes participants. Join us for the culminating concert of this summer intensive.