Community Relations

 Theater performance at Skidmore

Cultural Experiences

Public Events - Skidmore offers over 800 events to the public each year, most of them free of charge. These include performances, lectures, exhibitions, films, athletic competitions, cultural festivals, and more. 

Check the Events Calendar for a full listing of Skidmore events.  You can also visit our Theater Department and our Music Department.


Arthur Zankel Music Center

Arthur Zankel Music Center is a state-of-the-art music facility located
as a gateway building near the College's front entrance. The Zankel Center,
with its 600-seat Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, has become an important cultural
resource for the region.

Visit the Zankel Web site for more information.
Tang Museum
Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery is known for
pushing beyond the boundaries of the traditional museum. The Tang's exhibitions
feature prominent contemporary artists and bring wide-ranging topics together in
new and challenging ways. The museum's popular Family Saturday art workshops
offer children and families an opportunity to engage in hands-on art making. 

Visit the Tang Web site for more information.


Schick Art Gallery
Schick Art Gallery, located in the Saisselin Art Building, gives the
community an opportunity to study contemporary and historical works of
art. Theme exhibitions address a range of disciplines and are often accompanied
by catalogues, gallery lectures, and discussions.

Visit the Schick Web site for more information.


SaratogaArtsFest is an annual citywide celebration of the arts spanning
music, dance, visual art, film, theatre, and literary art. The festival is organized
by community partner organizations including Skidmore College, and builds upon
the reputation of Saratoga Springs as a premier arts destination. ArtsFest is
designed to kick off the city's summer arts season. 

Visit the SaratogaArtsFest Web site for more information.


Saratoga Reads!
Saratoga Reads is a Skidmore­-Saratoga collaboration that each year generates
community-wide engagement through the shared reading of a single book
selected by a public vote. Area residents are encouraged not only to
read the book but also to develop and participate in educational programs related
to the book's themes.

Visit the Saratoga Reads Web site for more information.