Gallery Talks

On Saturdays and Sundays From September-May and select holidays we offer gallery talks led by volunteer docents.* These tours take place at 1PM and are included with museum admission.

Please also look for special gallery talks by museum curators, educators, and artists whose work is on view.

*Tour schedule is subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm.

Gallery Talks & Lectures

Museum Day

Saturday, September 22 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Museum Day in an annual nationwide event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day downloaded ticket provides free admission for two.

Visit their website to download the ticket.

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

General: Sunday, November 4 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This talk will explore the charming and whimsical animals created by Albany-born artist William B. Schade. Thomas Branchick, Schade’s partner of 36 years, will discuss the works from the soft sculptures fabricated at the Cranbrook Academy of Art where they met to the artist’s final drawings.

  • Included with museum admission

Free Admission Day: Veterans Day Observed (2018)

Monday, November 12 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

 

Free Admission Day: Columbus Day (2018)

Monday, November 12 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

 

 

Don't miss our LEGO Challenge: Animals, which is also happening today! Cost is $5 per person and teams may be up to four (4) people. Register to participate here.