The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

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Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage

September 2, 2017 — March 31, 2018

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The Fashionable Portrait

July 15, 2017—March 31, 2018

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Crisan Cafe at the Albany Institute

Stop by the cafe for delicious foods prepared by Crisan Bakery.

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Great Gifts at the Museum Shop

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    Exhibitions

    The Fashionable Portrait

    July 15, 2017 - March 31, 2018

    Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage

    September 2, 2017—March 31, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Program Descriptions 

    Art for All

    October 14, 21, & 28: Paper Hats

    Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative!  Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join us in the Albany Institute art studio on Saturdays for drop in art making.

    FAMILY DAYS

    Celebrate the 108th anniversary of the arrival of the Albany Institute's mummies!  Children are invited to bring a small doll or stuffed animal to learn about the mummification process by mummifying their toy.  We'll also enjoy Ancient Egyptian inspired dance activities, storytelling, and face painting.

    Drop-in Art Making 10AM-4:30PM, Decorate a flag in the art studio!

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    Current Crisan Cafe Hours

    11:30am-3pm Tuesday-Saturday | 12pm-3pm Sunday

    EXHIBITION OPENING PARTY
    The Party of the {Nineteenth} Century

    Saturday, October 14, 5:30-7:30PM
    $25 member | $35 non-member
    RSVP online

    ART PROGRAM
    Art for All: Paper Hats

    Drop in Art Making

    Saturday, October 14, 10:30AM-4:30PM
    Free with museum admission

    LECTURE
    Pleasing the Powerful Goddess: Amenhotep III's Statues of Sekhmet

    This lecture has been rescheduled for Sunday, April 8, 2018.

    LECTURE
    Costuming for a Century

    Thursday, October 19, 6PM
    Free admission

    ART PROGRAM
    Art for All: Paper Hats

    Drop in Art Making

    Saturday, October 21, 10:30AM-4:30PM
    Free with museum admission

    LECTURE
    From Mammy to Madea: "Race Films" and Racial Representation

    Sunday, October 22 at 2PM

    Co-sponsored by Historic St. Agnes Cemetery

    This program, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the Humanities New York Public Scholars program.

    Free admission