Family Programs

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Artful Mornings 2018

Join us as we explore landscapes, portraits,illustration 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, scratchboard, sculpture,and textile art.

PERFORMANCE Tim Youd: Retyping Ironweed by William Kennedy

Sunday, July 15 • 12:00pm - 4:45pm
Tuesday, July 17 • 10:30am - 4:45pm
Wednesday, July 18 • 10:30am - 4:45pm
Thursday, July 19 • 10:30am - 7:45pm
Friday, July 20 • 10:30am - 4:45pm
Saturday, July 21 • 12:00pm - 4:45pm

Artist Tim Youd will be at the museum as part of his 100 Novels Project.

MEMBER EVENT Members-Only Tour: Cast Iron Stoves

Wednesday, August 15 • 11:00am - 1:30pm

Exclusively for Albany Institute of History & Art members!

'Tute for Tots Summer 2018

'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 7 week class session runs from July 13th to August 31st. Join us this summer for a colorful world of fun as we create our own animal art!


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

We're open for free this evening!