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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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 25, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    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.
     
    Sunday, October 28, Noon - 4:30pm
    Come celebrate the 109th anniversary of the arrival of our mummies at the Albany Institute.  Bring an old toy to mummify & enjoy face painting, and an interactive Egyptian themed dance program.

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Saturdays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
    October 20th & 27th: Animal Lanterns
    Use recycled materials to create a lively animal themed lantern inspired by the animals on view in the museum's special exhibitions.

    HOMESCHOOL DAY: Animals in Art

    Thursday, November 9, 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

    LECTURE
    The Hudson River School and Our National Parks

    Sunday, October 14, 2PM

    Included with museum admission. Space is limited. Attendees will receive a wristband at the admission desk the day of the lecture.

    MEMBER EVENT
    Members-Only Tour: Corning Tower Art Tour

    Wednesday, October 17, 2:30PM

    Registration is full.

    ARCHAEOLOGY DAY LECTURE
    From the Hudson to the Nile: New York Archaeologists in Egypt

    Saturday, October 20, 2PM

    Included with admission. Space is limited. Attendees will receive a wristband at the admission desk the day of the lecture.

    ILLUSTRATED TALK
    Fashion and Feathers

    Sunday, October 21, 2PM

    Included with admission. Space is limited. Attendees will receive a wristband at the admission desk the day of the lecture.