The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

Now Open

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Well-Dressed in Victorian Albany: 19th Century Fashion from the Albany Institute Collection

Extended through May 20, 2018!

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Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage

September 2, 2017 — March 11, 2018

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The Fashionable Portrait

July 15, 2017—February 19, 2018

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Crisan Cafe at the Albany Institute

Stop by the cafe the next time you are at the museum or in downtown Albany.

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Albany Institute

Great Gifts at the Museum Shop

The Museum Shop offers a wide selection of local, regional, and specialty items and is a great place to shop for gifts!

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    Exhibitions

    The Fashionable Portrait

    July 15, 2017 - March 31, 2018

    Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage

    September 2, 2017—March 31, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Program Descriptions 

    February 3, 10, 16, 24:  Build a Doll
    Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative!  Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join us in the Albany Institute art studio on Saturdays for drop in art making.

    VACATION ART BREAK

    Tuesday, February 20 – Thursday, February 22, 9 AM – Noon
    Ages 6-12
    Registration is now full

    In this three-day drop-off program students will be inspired by the current exhibition, Paintings of Addy®: Dahl Taylor’s original illustration for American Girl. We’ll learn more about the story of the character, Addy and complete art and craft forms related to her time frame of 1864.

    ADULT ART NIGHT: #ColorOurCollections

    Thursday, February 8, 5:30-7:30PM
    $8 non-members; $5 members 

    Enjoy a relaxing night as you add your own color to images from the Albany Institute’s collections! Each participant will receive 6 images from the museum’s collection printed on cardstock and will have the opportunity to use diverse coloring media such as water soluble pencils and crayons, colored pencils, and colored pens to fill the images in. 

    FAMILY DAYS

    Monday, Feb. 19, 10:00AM-5:00 PM
    Drop-in Art Making 10AM-4:30PM

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    Evening at the Institute

    Thursday, February 15, 5-8PM
    Free admission

    MEMBER MORNING
    Well-Dressed in Victorian Albany

    Friday, February 16, 8-10AM
    Free for museum members | RSVP requested

    ART FOR ALL: Drop in Art Making
    Build a Doll

    Saturday, February 17, 10AM—4:30PM
    Included with museum admission

    JUNIOR INTERPRETER PROGRAM
    Family Gallery Tours

    Saturday, February 17, 10AM—12PM
    Included with museum admission

    ENCORE LECTURE
    Under the Dress

    Sunday, February 18, 2PM
    Included with museum admission

    Space is limited. Attendees will receive wristbands at admission desk the day of the lecture.

    FREE ADMISSION DAY
    Presidents' Day

    Monday, February 19, 10AM—5PM
    Free admission, courtesy of M&T Bank

    FEBRUARY ART BREAK
    Art from 1864: In the Time of Addy®

    Tuesday, February 20— Thursday, February 22, 2018
    9AM—Noon

    $50 members, $65 non-members

    Space is limited and registration is required. Register online.

    ART FOR ALL: Drop in Art Making
    Build a Doll

    Saturday, February 24, 10AM—4:30PM
    Included with museum admission

    JUNIOR INTERPRETER PROGRAM
    Family Gallery Tours

    Saturday, February 24, 10AM—12PM
    Included with museum admission