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Studio Art Open House 2018

A day of studio art

Saturday, October 13, 2018
(RSVP appreciated by October 9)

Please join us in Palamountain Hall when you arrive for your Studio Art Open House visit. Registration will begin there.

Sorry - we are unable to conduct portfolio reviews the day of the open house.

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Schedule (subject to change)



10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Admissions Information Session (optional)
Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Registration & refreshments
Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium Lobby
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Welcome and Student Perspectives
Hear from the Art Department chair and student panelists who will share their Skidmore experiences and answer questions
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Tour Saisselin Art Building and meet faculty and students
12:45 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Tours
Student-guided walking tours of the Skidmore campus


Guided tour of the Tang Art Gallery and Teaching Museum


If submitting an art portfolio (not required): 

Prospective studio art majors are not required to submit a portfolio. If you are submitting an art portfolio, please submit electronically via, in partnership with the Common Application.

Please include Skidmore College on your My Colleges page. Then click on Art Supplement which will connect you to Please create an account on and submit your work. 

Keep in mind: Due to the number of portfolio submissions, applicants should adhere to the following guidelines to ensure that their portfolios are reviewed: 

• At least four works must be drawings from direct observation. 

• Artworks should demonstrate a command of elements of visual language, including composition, line, form and color. 

• Portfolios should reflect the abilities and experience of the applicants. 

• Deadline for submission to :

          Early Decision Round I – November 15

          Early Decision Round II – January 15

          Regular Decision – January 15