Family Days 2015

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.


FAMILY PROGRAM Baseball in Winter Family Day

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 5 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Albany Institute of History & Art will be closed on Sunday, April 5, 2015.

FAMILY PROGRAM Everybody in the Game

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