Skidmore Theater’s fall Black Box production opens Friday
"33 Variations" by Moisés Kaufman and directed by Marie Glotzbach will be performed Oct. 12-13 and 16-20 at 8 p.m; Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. in the JKB Theater. Tickets ($8 students, $12 general admission) can be purchased online.
Saisselin 40th Anniversary Celebration
Join us Friday, Oct. 12, 2-5 p.m. as we celebrate 40 years of making in the Saisselin Art Center. Tour the building, experience our 10 studios areas in action and visit
faculty, students and alumni during a reception in the Schick Art Gallery. Visit our website to learn more and register for events.
In It 3 community coffee
Please join us on Friday, Oct. 12, 9:45-10:15 a.m. for a special community time. Coffee, tea and assorted snacks will be available in the Gannett lobby, Palamountain Hall between the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. screenings of the HBO documentary "Class Divide."
Leonard Bernstein at 100 : A Skidmore Faculty Gala Celebration
Skidmore faculty and guests kick off a semester-long celebration of the genius of Leonard Bernstein with a gala performance featuring a wide variety of vocal and instrumental chamber works by the illustrious composer. Featured artists include
Pola Baytelman (piano), Sue Davies (bassoon), Randall Ellis (oboe), Michael Emery (violin), Paul Green (clarinet), Jameson Platte (cello), Sylvia Stoner (soprano), Katy Svatek (French horn), Jan Vinci (flute), Mark Vinci (saxophone) and others. Tickets may be purchased online.
We invite you to join us in the Spa on Tuesday, Oct. 16 starting at 11:30 a.m. for an Oktoberfest feast! An amazing menu includes house smoked brisket with German potato salad, cider braised red cabbage and a pretzel roll, grilled bratwurst with sauerkraut and potato pancakes, and beer and cheese soup with a pretzel stick.
Innovative pedagogies workshop
The presentation led by Beck Krefting is designed for anyone who offers instruction of any kind in a college classroom setting with a focus on dispelling myths about employing creative pedagogy. Special attention will be given to campus resources available to support innovative approaches to delivering your curriculum. Join us in the Scribner Library, Weller Room (212), Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 4 p.m.
Ensemble Connect is a two-year fellowship program for young professional classical musicians that prepares them for careers combining musical excellence with teaching, community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship and leadership. Join us as they present a premiere performance at Zankel Music Center on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.
Celebration Weekend, Oct. 19–21
Join us for a weekend of celebration with Skidmore family and friends!
Details for the weekend, including a complete schedule of events, can be found online.
Skidmore Celebration 5K
Runners, joggers and walkers are welcome!! We invite you to sign up for the 25th Annual 5K Run-Walk on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. Start and finish on the Case Green. No entry fee. $5 (optional)
donation benefits Saratoga EOC Thanksgiving Dinners for Needy Families. Register online to participate.
Do you have an interesting collection that you would you like to talk about?
On Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m. the Tang Museum will host a community event on the idea
of collecting, and we want you to participate! Imagine giving a 5 -10 minute presentation that includes images of your collection. Please send a short email to Rachel Seligman, with or without images, by Monday, Oct. 22nd, about the collection you'd like to share. We will notify you by Wednesday Oct. 24 if you have been selected to present.