Skidmore College In Saratoga Springs
Skidmore 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, 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.
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
The Tang At Skidmore
Skidmore'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 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.
The Skidmore College campus is located on 1,200 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.
Upcoming Events at Skidmore
- Walking Pattern: A Brief History of Labyrinths
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
- Sixfold Symmetry Brown Bag Lunch: Time and Dynamics
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
- Walk the Pattern
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
- Gala Concerto Concert
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
- Saratoga Chamber Players - Music for Flute and Piano
Sunday, Feb 5, 2017
- Curator's Tour of Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
- Bartók Series: New Orford String Quartet
Friday, Feb 10, 2017
- Saratoga Sings! of Art and Inspiration
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
- ESYO's Youth Orchestra & Youth Percussion Ensemble Concert
Sunday, May 14, 2017