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The Museum welcomes you! Masks are now optional and we recommend visitors to be fully vaccinated. Explore our current exhibitions. For upcoming events, check out our calendar.

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Safety guidelines

  • We recommend all visitors eligible for COVID vaccinations to be fully vaccinated.
  • Masks are optional as long as Saratoga County’s community COVID-19 level is low or medium, according to the CDC. Visitors are welcome to wear masks. High-quality KN95 or similar masks (i.e. N95 or KF94) are recommended. Should the community level rise to high, then masks will be required indoors.

  • If you are showing any COVID-19 symptoms, please postpone your visit for another time.

  • For more about Skidmore College’s policies and updates, please visit the Campus Planning page.

  • For the latest Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, please visit the CDC website.

Info for Students, Faculty & Staff

Skidmore students, faculty, and staff conducting research or preparing for classes can make appointments to visit exhibitions and the Tang collection during regular business hours.

  • Contact Rachel Seligman, Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs, at rseligma@skidmore.edu about exhibitions.

  • Contact Kara Jefts, Collections Registrar, at kjefts@skidmore.edu about the Tang collection.

Please make your appointment at least 24 hours in advance of your visit.

FAQs

Is the Museum open to anyone?
Yes. All visitors are asked to follow the safety guidelines above.

Are events open to the public?
Yes! We will have both in-person events at the Museum and online events. Please check our calendar for event updates.

Can I bring my community group/school group to the Museum?
Please call us for information about community groups and school group visits at 518-580-5538.

What activities do you have for families?
Check out our Tang at Home page for at-home art-making activities.

Is the work on view suitable for all audiences?
The Tang does not offer advisories about subject matter in exhibitions, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have questions regarding the content of specific exhibitions, please call our Visitor Services Desk at 518-580-8080.

What if I have other questions?
Please call our Visitor Services Desk at 518-580-8080 or email tang@skidmore.edu.

Thank you!

Thank you for your patience and support of the Tang Teaching Museum. We hope to see you soon.

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Travel Directions

Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, is approximately 180 miles from New York City, Montreal, and Boston. The city is most conveniently reached by automobile via the New York State Thruway and the Adirondack Northway (Exit 15). The Greyhound and Adirondack Trailways bus lines as well as Amtrak offer daily service to and from New York City and Montreal, and several major airlines have regular flights to the Albany County Airport.

Exit 15 from the Adirondack Northway (Interstate 87) leads to the Skidmore Campus. After the exit, follow Route 50 toward the city of Saratoga Springs, turning right onto East Avenue. Make another right turn where East Avenue intersects with North Broadway and proceed north about a quarter of a mile to the College’s main entrance.

If traveling on the New York State Thruway, take Exit 24 to Interstate 87 north. Those approaching from the Massachusetts Turnpike should follow Interstate 90 west by taking turnpike Exit B 1. Proceed west to Exit 1 for Interstate 87 north.

Public Transportion

Skidmore College is accessible from various locations in downtown Saratoga Springs via the Capital District Transit Authority’s bus route No. 452. More information can be found on the CDTA website.

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Upcoming Events at the Museum

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Inspired by the performance Honey Baby in the exhibition Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.