From noon to 3 pm, refreshments will be served inside the museum. After 3 pm, we will be setting up for food outdoors with watermelon, ice cream, hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers.
12 to 1 pm: Museum Tour
Take a guided tour with Ian Berry, Dayton Director of the Tang Teaching Museum. Learn about the artists and artwork in our summer exhibitions.
12 to 4 pm: Drop-in art-making activities
In this drop-in art making activity, artists are invited to make the sidewalk outside the museum’s main entrance their canvas (weather permitting). The chalk drawing activity will be led by educator and artist Ira Marcks.
In this drop-in art making activity, visitors are invited to create fashion accessories inspired by the work on exhibit in Nicholas Krushenick: Electric Soup.
Making Art from Books
In this drop-in art making activity inspired by the process behind the work in Opener 29: Arturo Herrera — Day Before, we will use old books as material for making new works of art.
12 to 4 pm: Scavenger Hunt
Grab a Scavenger Hunt booklet at the Visitors Services Desk and follow the clues on a mission of discovery in and around the museum.
1 to 2 pm: See, Write, Read
Join the New York State Summer Writers Institute — a writing workshop and reading series held at Skidmore College every July — in exploring the museum through words. Facilitated by Catherine Pond, Assistant Director of the NY State Summer Writers Institute.
2 to 3 pm: Collections Tour
In this rare event, the public is invited to a behind the scenes tour of the museum with Collection staff members Elizabeth Karp & Jessica Lubniewski.
3 to 4 pm: Unphotographable — Walking Tour with Tim Davis
Think about looking at the world without taking pictures of it on this walking tour of the Skidmore Campus guided by artist Tim Davis.
4 to 5 pm: Dryer
Rock out with the Saratoga Springs band Dryer.