Palamountain Scholarship Benefit Silent Auction
The annual Palamountain Scholarship Benefit Silent Auction is live and will remain open until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27. Auction packages include the best seats in the house at the Giants game versus the Raiders on Nov. 7, an original oil painting by Tom Myott, vacation packages to St. John and Orlando, Florida, and terrific gifts from our retail partners in downtown Saratoga Springs. Check out these and all of the auction items online. Fund-a-Scholar donations may also be made online. Thank you for your support of this important scholarship program. Please contact Susan Koppi for more information.
Four exhibitions are now on view at the Tang — “Ellsworth Kelly: Postcards,” “Opener 33: Sarah Cain — Enter the Center,” “Next to You,” and “Elevator Music 41: Laura Ortman — Dust Dives Alive,” — as well as the evolving exhibition “Nicole Cherubini: Shaking the Trees” and the student-curatorial project “Hyde Cabinet #12: Everyday In-Between.” Museum hours through Aug. 29 are Thursday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Members of the campus community — faculty, students, and staff — can also make appointments for research and classes Monday through Friday during regular business hours. For more information, contact Olivia Cammisa-Frost.
“All Together Now” exhibitions now on view throughout region
“All Together Now,” the regional collection-sharing project organized by the Tang Teaching Museum, has announced that five of the six exhibitions at partner institutions are now on view: “Summer Bomb Pop: Collections in Dialogue” at The Hyde Collection through Oct. 31; “Muybridge and Motion: Selections from the Tang Teaching Museum Collection” at The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame through Jan. 2 (free admission with Skidmore ID); “Brighten the Corners: Art of the 1990s from the Tang Teaching Museum Collection” at Saratoga Arts through Aug. 14; “The Social Lives of Hats” at Saratoga County History Center through October; and “Chromatic Scales: Psychedelic Design” from the Tang Teaching Museum Collection at Saratoga Performing Arts Center through October, with special public viewing hours of noon to 5 p.m. daily from July 17 to 30 (visitors are asked to enter through the Route 50 gates). For more information, visit the “All Together Now” webpage.
Family Saturday: You’ve Got Mail
Join us for Family Saturday: You’ve Got Mail on Saturday, July 24. The 90-minute, in-person event for children 5 and older and their parents, grandparents or other guardians features a close-looking exercise at the postcard collages on view in the exhibition “Ellsworth Kelly: Postcards,” an art-making activity, and a moment to share new creations. There are two sessions at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information and how to make reservations, visit the Tang website. For questions, contact Sunny Ra, the Laurie M. Tisch Educator for K-12 and Community Programs at the Tang.
Tang at Home Studio: Check Your Mailbox!
Join us for Tang at Home Studio: Check Your Mailbox! at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 18. This hourlong online event features discussions about the collaged postcards by Ellsworth Kelly on view in the exhibition “Ellsworth Kelly: Postcards,” art-making, and sharing — all conducted via Zoom. Reservations required. For more information and to register, visit the Tang website. For questions, contact Sunny Ra, the Laurie M. Tisch Educator for K-12 and Community Programs at the Tang.
Tang Guide Tour with Paul Seggev
Join Tang Guide Paul Seggev ’23 at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, for a tour of the Tang and current exhibitions. This event is open to the public and visitors are invited to stay after the tour and look around the museum’s galleries. The Tang Guides program is an exciting new program that introduces students to the Tang and the museum world, trains them how to be gallery ambassadors and tour guides and how to talk about art, and gives them valuable real-world experiences interacting with visitors. Contact Olivia Cammisa-Frost with any questions.
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts a lunchtime drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for the “Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef.” Open to everyone, and all skill levels are welcome. For more information, contact Rebecca McNamara.
Skidmore College midfielder Yasmine Boukari '21 was named to the 2020-21 Division III CoSIDA Academic All-America women's soccer third-team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA). Boukari is the first Academic All-America in program history.
Stop by the Skidmore Shop to play a round of cornhole and check out some of the other new items we have in store or visit skidmoreshop.com. Don’t forget that you can get free AirPods with each Apple MacBook or iPad you purchase at the Skidmore Shop. Check out the Shop’s selection of Apple products here.
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