Chinese porcelain became known to the Dutch in the early 1700s, and they took an immediate liking to the style. Because actual Chinese ceramics were expensive, Dutch manufactured their own tin-glazed earthenware in the Chinese style. This plaque is the … Learn More
Don't miss these fun-filled family programs, which include lots of museum activities for participants of all ages—art workshops, performances, gallery activities, and more.
Wednesday, January 28 • 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday, January 29 • 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday, January 30 • 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, January 31 • 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday, February 1 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm Wednesday, February 4 • 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday, February 5 • 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday, February 6 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
We are changing out our exhibitions and offering discounted admission while we prepare for the opening of Triple Play! Baseball at the Albany Institute.
Enjoy historic textiles, ancient Egyptian artifacts, Hudson River School paintings, and more!
Saturday, February 14 • 11:00am - 1:00pm Saturday, February 14 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, February 15 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm Monday, February 16 • 11:00am - 1:00pm Monday, February 16 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Baseball Lego® Building Challenge
Registration Fee: $5 per person (includes museum admission)
Team registration: teams may include as many as, but not more than four people.
Time: 1 ½ hours for construction, ½ hour for judging and prizes
Size Limit: 10” x 10” base
Brings friends, family, and colleagues to work together to create beautiful LEGO ® structures. This year’s theme is Baseball. Let your imagination run wild, share your vision, and compete for prizes with teams from across the capital region. Basic building blocks will be supplied; however, contestants may also bring in their own.
Please note that space is limited, and pre-registration is required.
For more information or to register contact Barbara Collins at 518-463-4478- ext 405 or e-mail to email@example.com
Participation in the event assumes consent for photographs to be used for museum purposes.
LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of Companies which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this event.
Sunday, March 29 • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Can’t wait for opening day?
Tour our exhibitions and stop by the studio to make a pennant for your favorite team!
2PM: Be sure to watch baseball poetry and music expert Tim Wiles, former Director of Research at the Baseball Hall of Fame, perform his costumed recitation of the classic "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, followed by a rendition of Take Me Out to the Ball Game (including the two verses you probably have never heard). Wiles has performed "Casey" thousands of times and wrote a book on Take Me Out to the Ball Game upon its centennial in 2008. He is now Director of the Guilderland Public Library.
Free with museum admission
Sunday, April 26 • 12:00pm - 4:30pm
NOON: Screening of A League of Their Own (1992)
2PM: Presentation by author Sue Macy
Tour our exhibitions, stop by the studio to create your own team logo, and hear award-winning author Sue Macy talk about her book "The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League" in which she uncovered the true story behind the movie, A League of Their Own. Copies of Sue's books will be available for purchase and signing in the museum shop.
Free with museum admission