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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
518-580-5000

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.

Recognition

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

MaryLeigh Roohan: Student Entertainment Committee Live Music Concert
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College
MaryLeigh Roohan: Student Entertainment Committee Live Music Concert
Caffe Lena Homecoming: An Evening with G. Love & John Hammond
When: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Filene Ladd Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College
Cost: $35 | $47 | $75 with reception | $15 students
Enjoy a very special evening with two artists whose stories intersect at Caffe Lena. Hammond's first show on our stage was in 1963, at the start of a career in acoustic blues that has been marked by one Grammy win and five nominations, eight Blues Music Awards, and induction into the national Blues Hall of Fame. G. Love exploded onto the airwaves in the mid-90s with his blues-infused, old-school pop music. Just months before that he was playing Caffe Lena's open mic and citing Hammond as one of his key inspirations. Tonight we bring the generations together at Saratoga's premiere concert hall, the Helen Ladd at Skidmore's Zankel Music Center, to celebrate the Caffe's 54 years of launching musicians onto the national stage.
Veena Chandra, Sitar Faculty Concert
When: Fri, Sep 12, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Skidmore College
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Veena Chandra is an internationally renowned sitarist, composer, teacher, and choreographer, and Skidmore Music Department faculty member since 1990.
Patrice Malatestinic, Faculty Concert
When: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 | 3:00 PM
Where: Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Skidmore College
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Patrice Malatestinic has been a horn instructor, brass coach, and director of the horn ensemble at Skidmore for 23 years.
Eric Harland with Voyager
When: Fri, Sep 26, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Skidmore College
Cost: $8 adults, $5 seniors and Skidmore community, FREE for students and children
Multi-Grammy nominee Eric Harland has been recognized in the Boston Globe, New York Times, JazzTimes, The New Yorker, and other prominent publications for his undeniable skill as a jazz drummer. He brings his widely recognized group Voyager to perform on the Zankel stage for the first time.
Tsou Music Scholar Series: Dr. Maureen Mahon
When: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Skidmore College
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Dr. Maureen Mahon, cultural anthropologist and associate professor in the Department of Music at New York University, will be presenting her lecture “And the Colored Girls Go….: African American Women Vocalists and the Sound of Race, Gender, and Authenticity in Rock and Roll”
Amy Porter: Flute and Violin Concert
When: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Skidmore College
Cost: $8 adults, $5 seniors & Skidmore community, FREE for students and children
American flutist Amy Porter has lead a versatile and distinguished career as one of the world’s leading concert performers. Ms. Porter combines her exceptional musical talent with her passion for scholarship, and her musical achievements have resulted in many awards and accolades for her concerts and discography.
Commencement 2015
When: Sat, May 16, 2015 | 10:40 AM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Commencement 2016
When: Sat, May 21, 2016 | 10:40 AM
Where: Saratoga Performing Arts Center