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Visible Mending Workshop

Tang Teaching Museum Mezzanine:  Give a second life to a treasured part of your wardrobe! Join us Tuesday, March 19, at 6 pm, for a Visible Mending Workshop organized in conjunction with the…

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Dunkerley Dialogue with Yvette Molina and Adam…

Tang Teaching Museum Payne:  Join us Thursday, March 21, at 6 pm, for a Dunkerley Dialogue with artist Yvette Molina, whose work is on view in the exhibition Yvette Molina: A Promise to the…

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Performance - Music
"Salt" Micro-Opera

Zankel Music Center Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall:

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Henrietta Lacks Family Dialogue

Palamountain Hall Gannett Auditorium:

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Why Skidmore?
We're a dynamic community where Creative Thought Matters in every pursuit.
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A ground-breaking project and a holistic approach to student health and wellness.
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Creative Thought Works
See how the liberal arts differentiate our alumni every day, in every field, around the world.
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    The New York state grant will continue the Opportunity Program's efforts to provide a high-quality liberal arts education to talented and motivated students who otherwise would be unable to attend the College.
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    Women’s basketball forward Julia Blanck ’24 is Liberty League’s Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, while men’s ice hockey goalie Tate Brandon ‘24 is New England Hockey Conference Goaltender of the Year. The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams set 19 program records.
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    Skidmore College has earned the distinction of being a top-producing institution of Fulbright U.S. scholars in 2023-24, a testament to the College’s deep commitment to international exchange and global engagement and understanding.

We believe that every life is made more profound with creativity at its core.

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Study what speaks to you
No matter what discipline you pursue, you'll look at it from every angle, connecting different modes of thinking and unrelated ideas. Choose a major, combine interests, or forge your own path altogether.
Find yourself here
With award-winning dining and dorms, the perfect college town, and 1,000 acres of natural beauty – there’s a lot of ground to cover. But, like any home, our campus is both a comfortable place to return to and a launchpad for exploring the world around you.
Join a community of individuals
Welcome to a place thriving with individual expressions, and a unique setting where they all work together. With hundreds of student-run clubs, including dozens of sustainability, diversity, health, and wellness programs — you’re invited to explore your unexpected.
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Student stories

It's something we hear often: Students come to Skidmore to "do both." They want to explore multiple passions – science and music, performance and politics. They seek the freedom, encouragement, and support to explore, mix, match, add, and create. We believe we offer all of this and more ... but we'll let them show and tell you themselves.

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