Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

June 16—October 28, 2018

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A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade

July 14—December 30, 2018

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Birds & Beasts: The Scary, Magical, and Adorable Animals of the Albany Institute

July 14—December 30, 2018

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The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

Now Open

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Museum Cafe

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

    Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

    June 16—November 28, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM

    Ages 6-12

    Join us as we explore landscapes, portraits,illustration and more as we make beautiful pieces of art! In these weekly, three-day morning programs, children will create vibrant works of art inspired by our summer exhibitions and permanent collections. Summer class techniques will include drawing, painting, scratchboard, sculpture,and textile art. 

    Ages 3-5

    In this program, parents and children explore the museum's galleries, read stories, have a great time with sensory play exploration, and create exciting art projects!

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Free Admission

    Thursday, August 16, 5—8PM

    FREE ADMISSION HOURS
    1st Friday

    Friday, September 7, 5—8PM
    Free admission

    HISTORY ON TAP
    Animals in Art

    Friday, September 7, 6PM

    $10 members, $12 non-members
    Register online

    FAMILY STORYTIME
    Tales of Birds and Beasts

    Saturday, September 8, 10:30AM

    Free, but registration recommended

    LECTURE
    Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

    Doug McCombs, Chief Curator at the Albany Institute of History & Art

    Sunday, September 16, 2PM
    Included with museum admission
    *Space is limited. Attendees are required to have a wristband, which they can get from the Admission Desk the day of the lecture.

    Family Fun Day at the Moo-Seum

    Saturday, September 22, 10AM—5PM

    Included with museum admission