LECTURE The Evolution of a Museum: The Albany Institute Celebrates its 225th Anniversary
Public Program, Member Events
Tammis K. Groft, Executive Director, Albany Institute of History & Art
In the year 1791 George Washington was President of the United States, the Bill of Rights was ratified, and a small group of people gathered to found the Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts, and Manufactures. With seven homes and six official name changes the Albany Institute of History & Art has shared its collections with nine generations of New Yorkers. Groft will illuminate how the Institute has responded to and evolved with our changing nation.
Free with museum admission
Sunday, January 24 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm