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Art for All

Saturday, November 22, 2014 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Saturdays from 10am to 4:30pm Mid October to Mid May. 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!

MAKING IT AMERICAN LECTURE A Promising Venture: Shaker Objects in the Index of American Design

Sunday, November 23, 2014 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Making It American lecture series takes a broad look at what art, artifacts, objects, manuscripts, and other primary source materials can teach us about the development of American history, culture, the arts, and our national identity. Invited scholars analyze the construct of American values and ideals through our collections and exhibitions. Experts in their fields create presentations illuminating the development of our culture and international trends influences. These lectures are an exciting opportunity to learn from scholars recognized in their field who make their expertise and our collections accessible.

'Tute for Tots Fall 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 • 10:00am - 11:30am

Our successful 'Tute for Tots program is now being offered year round! '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 7 week class session runs from October 28th to December 16th.

Home for the Holidays: Free Thanksgiving Weekend

Friday, November 28, 2014 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Come to the Albany Institute this Thanksgiving weekend for a variety of holiday themed programs and events. We'll be decked out in winter wonder and ready to welcome you and your out-of-town guests! Come explore our galleries, shop for handmade crafts by area artisans, enjoy community decorations and even live reindeer! Click link to learn more...

Art for All

Saturday, November 29, 2014 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Saturdays from 10am to 4:30pm Mid October to Mid May. 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!

Home for the Holidays: Free Thanksgiving Weekend

Saturday, November 29, 2014 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Come to the Albany Institute this Thanksgiving weekend for a variety of holiday themed programs and events. We'll be decked out in winter wonder and ready to welcome you and your out-of-town guests! Come explore our galleries, shop for handmade crafts by area artisans, enjoy community decorations and even live reindeer! Click link to learn more...

LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING Delicious December: How the Dutch Brought Us Santa, Presents, and Treats

Sunday, November 30, 2014 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Peter Rose, renowned food historian

Home for the Holidays: Free Thanksgiving Weekend

Sunday, November 30, 2014 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the Albany Institute this Thanksgiving weekend for a variety of holiday themed programs and events. We'll be decked out in winter wonder and ready to welcome you and your out-of-town guests! Come explore our galleries, shop for handmade crafts by area artisans, enjoy community decorations and even live reindeer! Click link to learn more...

'Tute for Tots Fall 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 • 10:00am - 11:30am

Our successful 'Tute for Tots program is now being offered year round! '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 7 week class session runs from October 28th to December 16th.

Evening at the Institute

Thursday, December 4, 2014 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday nights (5-8pm) are now FREE at the Albany Institute of History & Art! See our Thursday night schedule of events here...