Calendar

Art for All

Saturday, November 1, 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 AND BOOK SIGNING America's Eden: Thomas Cole and the Voyage of Life

Sunday, November 2, 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.

MEMBER MONDAY Undercover: Revealing Design in Quilts, Coverlets, and Bed Hangings

Monday, November 3, 2014 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A special tour with Chief Curator Doug McCombs!

'Tute for Tots Fall 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 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, November 6, 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...

FIRST FRIDAY: Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Gallery Talks

Friday, November 7, 2014 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

We're open for free this evening and featuring special gallery talks with contemporary artists!

Art for All

Saturday, November 8, 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!

SPECIAL CURATOR GALLERY TALK Undercover: Revealing Design in Quilts, Coverlets, and Bed Hangings

Saturday, November 8, 2014 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Chief Curator Doug McCombs for a special tour of our textile exhibition!

GIRL SCOUT PROGRAM: Crazy Quilts

Saturday, November 8, 2014 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Great activity for Daisy and Brownie Scouts. Registration required.

FAMILY PROGRAM Mummy Birthday

Sunday, November 9, 2014 • 12:00pm - 4:30pm

It's time to celebrate the anniversary of the arrival of the museum's mummies to Albany!