In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience

February 11—March 26, 2017

An exhibition created and curated by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / The New York Public Library.

Captured Moments: 170 Years of Photography from the Albany Institute

January 28—May 21, 2017

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Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

June 22, 2016 - March 5, 2017

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New York's Capital Region in 50 Objects

Get your own copy of this popular book!

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Crisan Cafe at the Albany Institute

Stop by the cafe for delicious foods prepared by Crisan Bakery.

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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–March 5, 2017

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY DAYS

    Come celebrate the recent release of this exciting picture book illustrated by local artist, Elizabeth Zunon!

    Join us for this wonderful event organized by the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region!  Enjoy drumming, dance, spoken word, music and more.

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Program Descriptions 

    Art for All

    March 4, 11, 18 & 25: Crushed Shell Mosaics

    Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative!  Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join us in the Albany Institute art studio on Saturdays for drop in art making.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    FEBRUARY ART BREAK
    Altered Images

    Feburary 21—February 23, 9AM—Noon
    $50 members/ $65 non-members

    Art for All

    Saturday, February 25, 10AM—4:30PM

    1st Friday

    Friday, March 3, 5—8PM

    Art for All

    Saturday, March 4, 10AM—4:30PM

    EXHIBITION OPENING
    Wampum World: An Art Installation by Renee Ridgway

    Saturday, March 4, 5PM—7PM
    Free AIHA members | $10 non-members

    GALLERY TALK
    Wampum World: An Art Installation by Renee Ridgway

    Sunday, March 5 at 2PM
    Free with museum admission

    PRESENTATION
    Native American Crafts

    Sunday, March 5 at 3PM
    Free with museum admission