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

Presentation & Book Signing With Debbie Macomber
When: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College - Gannett Auditorium, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost: $29-40
Northshire Bookstore will host a presentation and book signing with #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber in Saratoga Springs on February 26 at 7 pm. Macomber’s presentation will take place in Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall at Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway. Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. Macomber’s novels have spent over 750 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Ten of these novels hit the number one spot.

Skidmore Theater Presents: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
When: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 until Wed, Mar 9, 2016 | 8:00 PM
Where: Janet Kinghorn Bernard Theater, Skidmore College
Cost: $12 General Admission/$8 Students & Seniors
The Skidmore College Department of Theater is pleased to announce its Spring 2016 black box production, THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT by Stephen Adly Guirgis. This project is directed by senior theater students Hannah Baker and Theo Saroglou.
In Conversation with Ginny Gilder
When: Tue, Apr 12, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall, Skidmore College
“In Conversation with Ginny Gilder,” Olympic silver medalist and author of Course Correction: A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX

An Evening with Augusten Burroughs
When: Wed, Apr 13, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College - Gannett Auditorium
Northshire Bookstore will host a presentation and book signing with Augusten Burroughs, the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Running with Scissors, in Saratoga Springs on April 13 at 7 pm. Burroughs will speak about and sign his new memoir Lust & Wonder in Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall at Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway. Tickets are required for this event, and are on sale now.
ESYO's Repertory Orchestra & String Ensemble Concert
When: Sat, May 7, 2016 | 3:00 PM
Where: Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College
Cost: Tickets available at the door: $10 Adults / $5 Seniors & Students
Join us at the beautiful Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College for a concert featuring two of ESYO's performing groups, the Repertory Orchestra and the String Ensemble. Repertory Orchestra - conducted by David Beck String Ensemble - conducted by Joseph Gumpper
Commencement 2016
When: Sat, May 21, 2016 | 10:40 AM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center