John Vanderlyn was one of the leading American historical painters of the early nineteenth century, and with this work, becomes the most dedicated proponent of the neoclassical aesthetic in America. The subject is taken from a story in Plutarch's … 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.
Monday, December 29 • 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday, December 30 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Albany Institute will be open on Monday, December 29 and Tuesday, December 30 (we're normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).
Come explore the galleries, make art in the studio, and shop in our Museum Shop!
It's a great way to spend time with friends and family this holiday season.
Sunday, January 18 • 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Come be inspired by the artwork of the Mohawk Hudson Regional exhibition & meet the artists of the exhibition!
Visit with the artists of the Mohawk Hudson Regional, and view their artwork one last time before the show ends! Artists from the exhibition will be on hand for presentations throughout the day. We'll discover the mediums, and techniques they use in their work.
Free with museum admission
12:30PM: Bruce Bundock
1:30PM: Fern Apfel
2:30PM:Grace Bakst Wapner
3:30PM: Oliver Peters
What's Happening Where:
12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 Artist Demonstrations: Demonstrations will start on the second floor in the Mohawk Hudson Regional Exhibition with a short introduction to the artist's work in the show, and then will move down to the museum's art studio for demonstration space.
12:00-4:30 Drop in Art Making: Drop in art making activities will be located in the first floor museum atrium.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.