Albany Insitute

Museum Celebrates 225th Anniversary in 2016

The Albany Institute of History & Art is New York's oldest museum. We will be celebrating with special exhibitions, events, and admission rates all year!

Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

June 22, 2016 - December 31, 2016

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Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting

November 21, 2015—September 4, 2016

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Masterworks: Paper

 
 
 
April 30—October 16, 2016

Crisan Cafe at the Albany Institute

Stop by the cafe for delicious foods prepared by Crisan Bakery and Ric Orlando's New World Catering.

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Albany Institute

Great Gifts at the Museum Shop

The Museum Shop offers a wide selection of local, regional, and specialty items and is a great place to shop for gifts!

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    Exhibitions

    Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

    June 22, 2016–December 31, 2016

    Masterworks: Paper

    April 30, 2016–October 16, 2016

    Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting

    November 21, 2015—September 4, 2016

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM

    Ages 6-12

    Join us to dabble in printmaking, painting, sculpture, book arts, and more as we make beautiful pieces of art! In these weekly, three-day morning programs, children will create vibrant works of art inspired by our summer exhibitions and our permanent collections.

    Ages 3-5

    In this program, parents and children explore the museum's galleries, read stories, have a great time with sensory play exploration, and create exciting art projects!

    Calendar

    Evening at the Institute

    Thursday, June 23
    5PM—8PM
    Free admission

    Evening at the Institute

    Thursday, June 30
    5PM—8PM
    Free admission

    1st Friday

    Friday, July 1
    5PM—8PM
    Free admission

    ARTFUL MORNINGS
    Print it!

    July 5, 6, 7 from 9AM-Noon
    Ages 6-12
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    TUTE FOR TOTS
    Flowers

    Friday, July 8, 10AM
    Ages 3-5 with an adult
    Register online