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

Finger Lakes Guitar Quartet
When: Today | 8:00 PM
Where: Zankel Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Skidmore College
Cost: $8 Adults, $5 Seniors/Skidmore Community, FREE Students/children
The Finger Lakes Guitar Quartet is an ensemble of four accomplished guitar soloists, including Joel Brown and Brett Grigsby, both Skidmore Music Department faculty, with Sten Isachsen, and Paul Quigley whom combined have performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.
A Jacob Perlow Series Event: Pola Baytelman
When: Sun, Oct 26, 2014 | 3:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College
Acclaimed pianist and Skidmore faculty Pola Baytelman has toured extensively in China, Europe, Hong Kong, South America, and across the United States. Her broad repertory spans from the 18th to 21st century, contributing to her high esteem as both an artist and an educator. Free and open to the public
The Klemperer Trio Concert
When: Mon, Oct 27, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Where: Skidmore College
Formed in 1980, The Klemperer Trio has performed to critical acclaim in the United States and Europe. The trio consists of Erika Klemperer, violin, Ronald Crutcher, violoncello, and Gordon Back, piano.
Alpine Sport Shop Benefit Ski/Snowboard Movie
When: Sat, Nov 8, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Gannett Auditorium Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: $12. in advance $15. at the door
The Alpine Sport Shop and the Skidmore Outing Club present the 2014-15 Warren Miller Ski & Snowboard movie "No Turning Back" to benefit the Skidmore Outing Club and Double H Ranch Adaptive Winter Sports Program Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:00 PM Gannet Auditorium, Skidmore College 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 Ticket price $12. in advance $15. at the door. Tickets available at Alpine Sport Shop 399 Clinton Street Saratoga Springs NY 12866 For more info 518 584 6290
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