Family Days

Don't miss these fun-filled family programs, which include lots of museum activities for participants of all ages—art workshops, performances, gallery activities, and more.

FAMILY PROGRAM Mummy Birthday Party

Sunday, October 29 • 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Celebrate the 108th anniversary of the arrival of the Albany Institute's mummies!

Children are invited to bring a small doll or stuffed animal to learn about the mummification process by mummifying their toy.  Please note the plaster gauze mummification craft is permanent so bring a toy you would not mind being permanently mummified.  

  • Doll "mummification" from 12-4:30PM
  • Face Painting by artist Tina Rodriguez from 12:00-3PM
  • Ancient Egyptian themed creative movement with the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company at 1PM
  • Ancient Egyptian Tales with storyteller Nancy Payne at 3PM

Included with museum admission

Free Admission Day: Veterans Day Observed

Friday, November 10 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Drop-in Flag Art Project 10AM-4:30PM         

Visitors of all ages will enjoy decorating patriotic flags in our art studio.

Enjoy free admission to the galleries courtesy of M&T Bank.