Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

June 16—November 25, 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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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 25, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Saturdays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
    November 3,10 & 17: Pine Cone Owls
    Participants will create whimsical owls out of pinecones and assorted craft materials. 

    FAMILY DAYS

    Saturdays, 10:30-11:00
    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.
    Friday, November 23 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday, November 24 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday, November 25 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Come to the Albany Institute this Thanksgiving weekend for a variety of holiday themed programs and events.

    HOMESCHOOL DAY: Animals in Art

    Thursday, November 29, 10:00AM-12:00PM
    $7 per participant
    Join us for a special program just for homeschoolers, and explore animals in the museum! 

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    SPECIAL EVENT
    A Work of Art

    Wednesday, November 7, 5:30—8PM

    2018 Honoree is artist Michael Oatman

    Tickets start at $75.00. Buy your ticket now.

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Free Admission

    Thursday, November 8, 5—8PM

    ART FOR ALL
    Drop in Art Making: Pine Cone Owls

    Saturday, November 10, 10:00 AM—4:30PM
    Included with admission

    FAMILY STORYTIME
    Tales of Birds and Beasts

    Saturday, November 10, 10:30AM

    Free, but registration recommended

    Terrific Turtles

    Saturday, November 10, 11:30AM

    Presented by the Albany Pine Bush

    Free, but registration required

    POP UP EXHIBIT
    The 'Great War' It was Terrible

    Sunday, November 11, 12—5PM

    Included with museum admission

    FREE ADMISSION DAY
    Veterans Day

    Monday, November 12, 10AM—5PM

    Free admission, courtesy M&T Bank!

    Drop-in Art Making 10AM—4:30PM
    Friends of Animals Day 10AM—4:30PM