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Opened in 2010, the striking Arthur Zankel Music Center is located near the College's front entrance, where it serves as the gateway to campus. With approximately 54,000 square feet of teaching, practice, performance, and administrative space, the center is home to the vibrant activities of Skidmore's Music Department as well as an important teaching and performance venue for the College's Special Programs division, which sponsors numerous summer institutes. Zankel features the Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, a 600-seat acoustically tuned space and the more intimate 90-seat Elisabeth Luce Moore Hall. It is named in honor of the late Arthur Zankel, a financier and philanthropist who was a Skidmore trustee, parent, and longtime supporter.