Family Programs

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Artful Mornings 2017

Join us as we explore creative movement, simple photography methods, bright colors, and more as we make beautiful pieces of art! In these weekly, three-day morning programs, children will create vibrant works of art inspired by our summer exhibitions and permanent collections. Summer class techniques will include drawing, painting, carving, sculpture, printing, and collage.

'Tute for Tots Summer 2017

'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 8 week class session runs from July 14th to September 1st. Join us this summer for a colorful world of fun as we discover different art mediums!

GALLERY TALK Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region

Friday, July 7 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friday, August 4 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friday, September 1 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Explore this year's regional exhibition with some of the featured artists.


Friday, March 3 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, April 7 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, May 5 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, June 2 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, July 7 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, August 4 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, September 1 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, October 6 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, November 3 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, December 1 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We're open for free this evening!