Family Programs

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PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION Facing the Truth: Lessons from Post-Apartheid South Africa

Wednesday, April 26 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Organized by Albany Pro Musica

A Presentation on The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

Thursday, May 4 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Organized by Albany Pro Musica

PUBLIC PROGRAM Bird Watching in Washington Park

Sunday, May 7 • 8:00am - 9:00am

Co-Sponsored with the Washington Park Conservancy

SPECIAL EXHIBITION The City School District of Albany 2017 Elementary School Art Show

Friday, May 5 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, May 6 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, May 7 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm

We are delighted to partner with the City School District of Albany to once again host this annual exhibition of work by students.

PUBLIC PROGRAM Albany-Nijmegen: Sister-City History

Wednesday, May 10 • 6:15pm - 7:15pm

Special guests Anja Adriaans, founder and chair of Stichting FAN: Friendship Albany-Nijmegen and Paul Grondahl, Director of the New York State Writers Institute

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!


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!