Talks & Lectures

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GALLERY TALK Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region

Friday, September 1 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Explore this year's regional exhibition with some of the featured artists.

Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage

Thursday, September 7 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Education Coordinator Patrick Stenshorn for this special program.

GALLERY TALK The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

Thursday, September 7 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

This special tour will be led by Chief Curator Doug McCombs.

Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage

Thursday, September 14 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Education Coordinator Patrick Stenshorn for this special program.

LECTURE Votes for Women: Examining the Woman Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage Movements Through Political Cartoons

Sunday, September 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest lecturer is Susan Goodier, Professor of History, SUNY Oneonta

LECTURE: Thomas Cole’s Transatlantic Career

Sunday, October 1 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest today is Elizabeth Kornhauser, the Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Voting 101: Everything We Forgot or Never Knew about Elections and Voting in New York State

Thursday, October 5 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Our guest is Jennifer Wilson, director of program and policy from the non-partisan League of Women Voters.

LECTURE Pleasing the Powerful Goddess: Amenhotep III’s Statues of Sekhmet

Sunday, October 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for our annual fall lecture on Ancient Egypt!

LECTURE Costuming for a Century

Thursday, October 19 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Did you know? The Costumer is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year! Come learn about their fascinating history.

LECTURE From Mammy to Madea: “Race Films” and Racial Representation

Sunday, October 22 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest speaker today is author and lecturer Barbara Tepa Lupack.