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

Mozart's Magic Dream
When: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Zankel Hall Skidmore College
Cost: All kids 12 and under are admitted free to this performance with a paying adult, courtesy of GE.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is working on his new opera, a fairy tale about princes, wild birdmen, dragons and magical musical instruments. He falls asleep and dreams up an amazing new opera. Join with a cast of five brilliant young singers to help him "dream up" his greatest masterpiece. Along the way, you'll learn all about the most magical musical artform - opera. Features music from Mozart's Magic Flute. Join us one hour prior to the show, in the Palace Theatre Mezzanine for a FREE Instrument Petting Zoo! Children can learn how to play a variety of musical instruments from flutes and trombones to violins and cellos. Generously provided by John Keal Music.
Distant Voices - Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra
When: Sat, Mar 14, 2015 | 2:00 PM
Where: Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College
Distant Voices with Erica Washburn and the New England Conservatory Chamber Singers
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