Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

June 16—October 28, 2018

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A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade

July 14—December 30, 2018

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Birds & Beasts: The Scary, Magical, and Adorable Animals of the Albany Institute

July 14—December 30, 2018

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The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

Now Open

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Museum Cafe

Stop by the cafe the next time you are at the museum or in downtown Albany.

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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

    Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

    June 16—November 28, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY DAYS

            Saturdays, 10:30-11:00
    Sept. 8, Sept. 22, Oct. 13, Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Dec. 1
    Join Albany Public Librarians for a special story time at the museum to tell tales of caterpillars, unicorns, polar bears and more!  Free admission.
     
    Saturday, September 22, 10:00am - 4:30pm
    Join us for a fun filled day all about animals! Special activities like storytime, face painting, and art projects are planned throughout the day.

    LEGO BUILDING CHALLENGE: ANIMALS

    October 7th, and 8th

    Let your imagination run wild, share your vision, and earn awards in our lively Lego Building Challenge!

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Free Admission

    Thursday, September 20, 5—8PM

    Museum Day

    Presented by Smithsonian Magazine

    Saturday, September 22, 10AM—5PM
    Free admission for two with downloadable ticket

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    Family Fun Day at the Moo-Seum

    Saturday, September 22, 10AM—5PM

    Included with museum admission

    FAMILY STORYTIME
    Tales of Birds and Beasts

    Saturday, September 20, 10:30AM

    Free, but registration recommended

    LECTURE
    Adriaen van der Donck: A Dutch Rebel in the 17th Century Colony of New Netherland

    Julie van den Hout, author

    Sunday, September 23, 2PM
    Included with museum admission
    *Space is limited. Attendees are required to have a wristband, which they can get from the Admission Desk the day of the lecture.

    2018 Albany Book & Paper Fair

    Saturday, September 23, 10AM—4PM
    $6 per person

    This event is held off-site at the Polish Community Center in Albany, NY.