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!

Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting

November 21, 2015—September 4, 2016

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Masterworks: Paper

 
OPENING SOON
 
April 30—October 16, 2016
2016 Annual Museum Gala

Celebrate With Us!

The Albany Institute of History & Art
Invites you to the

2016 Museum Gala
Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 6pm

Celebrate the Albany Institute
of History & Art’s 225th Birthday

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Ancient Egypt Galleries

Ongoing

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Albany Insitute

Nineteenth-Century American Sculpture

Erastus Dow Palmer and His Proteges Launt Thompson, Charles Calverly, and Richard Park

Ongoing

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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

    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, May 26
    5PM—8PM
    Free admission

    Evening at the Institute

    Thursday, June 2
    5PM—8PM
    Free admission

    1st Friday

    Friday, June 3
    5PM—8PM
    Free admission

    LECTURE

    Friday, June 3, 6PM

    Grapes of the Hudson Valley
    J. Stephen Casscles

    2016 MUSEUM GALA

    Celebrate the 225th Anniversary with us!
    Cocktails * Viewing of the Belmont Stakes
    Lovely Dinner by Mazzone Catering
    Auctions * Dancing

    Saturday, June 11, 6 – 11PM

    MEMBER EVENT: Annual Meeting

    Members are welcome to join the AIHA Board of Trustees for a reception and a special tour.

    Monday, June 20, 6-8PM