Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

June 16—November 25, 2018

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A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade

July 14—December 30, 2018

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Birds & Beasts: The Scary, Magical, and Adorable Animals of the Albany Institute

July 14—December 30, 2018

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The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

Now Open

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Museum Cafe

Stop by the cafe the next time you are at the museum or in downtown Albany.

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Albany Institute

Great Gifts at the Museum Shop

The Museum Shop offers a wide selection of local, regional, and specialty items and is a great place to shop for gifts!

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    Exhibitions

    Thomas Cole's Paper Trail

    June 16—November 25, 2018

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY DAYS

    Saturdays, 10:30-11:00
    Oct. 13, Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Dec. 1
    Join Albany Public Librarians for a special story time at the museum to tell tales of caterpillars, unicorns, polar bears and more!  Free admission.
     
    Sunday, October 28, Noon - 4:30pm
    Come celebrate the 109th anniversary of the arrival of our mummies at the Albany Institute.  Bring an old toy to mummify & enjoy face painting, and an interactive Egyptian themed dance program.

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Saturdays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
    October 20th & 27th: Animal Lanterns
    Use recycled materials to create a lively animal themed lantern inspired by the animals on view in the museum's special exhibitions.

    HOMESCHOOL DAY: Animals in Art

    Thursday, November 9, 10:00AM-12:00PM
    $7 per participant

    Join us for a special program just for homeschoolers, and explore animals in the museum! 

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    ARCHAEOLOGY DAY LECTURE
    From the Hudson to the Nile: New York Archaeologists in Egypt

    Saturday, October 20, 2PM

    Included with admission. Space is limited. Attendees will receive a wristband at the admission desk the day of the lecture.

    ILLUSTRATED TALK
    Fashion and Feathers

    Sunday, October 21, 2PM

    Included with admission. Space is limited. Attendees will receive a wristband at the admission desk the day of the lecture.

    FAMILY PROGRAM
    Mummy Birthday

    Sunday, October 28, 12PM—5PM
    Included with admission