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Feb26
Lecture
Perlow Lecture: Rabbi Linda Motzkin on “Women…

TANG Payne: Join us Monday, February 26, at 5:30 pm, for a Perlow lecture by soferet (Hebrew scribe) and artist Rabbi Linda Motzkin on women’s involvement in the Jewish scribal tradition and the…

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Feb27
Tang Tour
Curator's Tour of Studio/Archive

TANG Wachenheim Gallery:  Join Dayton Director Ian Berry Thursday, February 29, at noon, for a tour of Studio/Archive.


Following the tour, we invite…

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Feb28
Lecture
Art and the Sacred: Artist Talk with Rabbi Linda…

TANG Payne:

Join us Wednesday, February 28, at 5:30 pm, for an artist talk by Rabbi Linda Motzkin. Rabbi Motzkin will discuss how she repurposes pieces of her handmade deerskin parchment…

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Feb29
Lecture
Porter Lecture

PALMTN Emerson Auditorium:

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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.
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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.
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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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