Vacation Art Break

The Albany Institute offers art programs during December, February, and April recesses from school.  In these programs, students will have the opportunity to explore the Institute's galleries. Students will be inspired by master and contemporary artists throughout history as well as experiment with a variety of mediums, tools, and techniques while examining and applying the elements and principles of design.
Upcoming Dates:
Victorian Drawstring Bag Art Workshop
Friday, Dec. 29th 2:00
Register by clicking here: Art Workshop
February Vacation Art Break: Art from 1864: In the time of Addy®
Tuesday, Feb. 20-Thursday Feb. 22

FEBRUARY ART BREAK- Art from 1864: In the time of Addy®

Ages 6-12: Tuesday, February 20 - 22 • 9:00am - 12:00pm

Art from 1864: In the time of Addy®

Tuesday, February 20 – Thursday, February 22

Ages 6-12    9 AM – Noon

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In this three-day drop-off program students will be inspired by the current exhibition, Paintings of Addy®: Dahl Taylor’s original illustration for American Girl. We’ll learn more about the story of the character, Addy and complete art and craft forms related to her time frame of 1864.  We’ll try out engaging projects like splatter-paintings, paper puppets, tangrams and more!


Tuition includes materials and museum admission.

Registration is required and space is limited.

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$50 members/$65 non-members for the three day session

Space is limited and registration required.

Registration Tips:

-Registration is simpler through a desktop computer, however registration may be completed on mobile devices if the device settings are changed to full desktop presentation view.

-Login and password in the registration process is optional.


Class registration assumes consent for photographs to be used for museum promotional purposes.  Please contact us if you would not like your child to be photographed.