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Artful Mornings 2016

Tuesday, August 30 - September 1, 2016 • 9:00am - 12:00pm

Join us to dabble in landscape art, book arts, 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 our permanent collections. Summer class techniques will include drawing, painting, sculpture, printing, and collage.

'Tute for Tots Summer 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016 • 10:00am - 11:30am

'Tute for Tots classes give children, and parents a chance to discover the Albany Institute, and the world of art together. In this program we'll explore the galleries, read stories, have a great time with sensory play exploration, and create our own exciting art projects. Each week will build upon the last, however individual class registration is available. The 9 week class session runs from July 8th to September 2nd. Join us this summer to discover the theme of nature withing the Institute's collection!


Friday, September 2, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We're open for free this evening!

LECTURE & FILM The Albany Aid Campaign for Nijmegen 1947

Thursday, September 8, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Our speaker tonight is Anja Adriaans, founder and chair Albany-Nijmegen Friendship

1791 Club: The Sweetest Hour

Thursday, September 8, 2016 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

What is the 1791 Club? 21-40somethings engaging with local art + history

LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING Frederic Church: The Art and Science of Detail

Sunday, September 11, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Today's guest speaker is Jennifer Raab, Assistant Professor, Department of the History of Art at Yale University.

LECTURE & DISCUSSION Albany's Rapp Road Community

Thursday, September 15, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tonight's event is produced in conjunction with the Rapp Road Historical Association.

MEMBER EVENT Exhibition Preview & Champagne Reception

Friday, September 30, 2016 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Sponsor Level AIHA members are invited to this special reception for The Art of Seating. RSVPs required.

EXHIBITION OPENING The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design

Friday, September 30, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a special night of celebration and refreshments as we open this dynamic new exhibition.

Art for All 2016-2017

Saturday, October 1, 2016 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Saturdays from 10am to 4:30pm Oct. 1 to May 14 Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative! Join us in the Albany Institute of History & Art studio for drop in art making!