Lectures

Below you will find upcoming lectures and events from the Albany Institute of History and Art

Summer Clark Art Institute Lecture

General: Thursday, July 26 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Felda and Dena Hardymon Director Olivier Meslay will discuss the Clark Art Institute’s summer 2018 exhibitions.

The Clark Art Institute’s summer season kicks off with the opening of two exhibitions rooted in late nineteenth-century France, Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900 and The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy. On June 30, the Clark opens its first-ever video exhibition, Jennifer Steinkamp, and on July 1 A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850-1900 celebrates the beauty of old wrought iron collected largely during the late nineteenth century, a period of rapid modernization in France and Europe.

Free admission

BOOK TALK & SIGNING Back from the Brink

General: Thursday, August 9 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Nancy Castaldo, author

Local author Nancy Castaldo will discuss her recent book Back from the Brink which delves into the threats to seven species, and the scientific and political efforts to coax them back from the brink of extinction.

Castaldo resides in the Hudson Valley and has written books about our planet for over 20 years. Her research has taken her all over the world, from the Galapagos to Russia and she loves sharing her adventures with her readers. 

A book signing will follow the talk.

Free admission