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—October 28, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM

    Ages 6-12

    Join us as we explore landscapes, portraits,illustration 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 permanent collections. Summer class techniques will include drawing, painting, scratchboard, sculpture,and textile art. 

    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!

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    PERFORMANCE
    Tim Youd Retyping Ironweed by William Kennedy

    Sunday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 17 through Saturday, July 21
    Detailed schedule here

    Free and open to the public

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Free Admission

    Thursday, July 19, 2018, 5—8PM

    *Join Albany Distilling Company for a special tasting of their Ironweed line from 6-7:45PM (ages 21+). Learn more.

    Summer Clark Art Institute Lecture

    Thursday, July 26, 6PM
    Free, but seating is limited

    MUSEUM TRAVEL PROGRAM
    Great Camp Santanoni

    Saturday, July 28, 7:30AM—7PM

    $200 per person

    Limited to 30 participants. Register by calling (518) 463-4478 ext. 403.

    Summer Exhibition Reception

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 5:30PM—7PM

    Free for members | $10 non-members
    RSVP online

    FREE ADMISSION HOURS
    1st Friday

    Friday, August 3, 5—8PM
    Free admission