Albany Insitute

Museum Celebrates 225th Anniversary in 2016

The Albany Institute of History & Art is New York's oldest museum. We will be celebrating with special exhibitions, events, and admission rates all year!

Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

June 22, 2016 - December 31, 2016

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Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting

November 21, 2015—September 4, 2016

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Masterworks: Paper

 
 
 
April 30—October 16, 2016

Crisan Cafe at the Albany Institute

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

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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

    Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

    June 22, 2016–December 31, 2016

    Masterworks: Paper

    April 30, 2016–October 16, 2016

    Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting

    November 21, 2015—September 4, 2016

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM

    Ages 6-12

    Join us to dabble in printmaking, painting, sculpture, book arts, 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 our permanent collections.

    Ages 3-5

    In this program, parents and children explore the museum's galleries, read stories, have a great time with sensory play exploration, and create exciting art projects!

    Calendar

    ARTFUL MORNINGS
    Egyptian Inspirations

    August 16, 17, 18 from 9AM-Noon
    Ages 6-12
    Registration is full

    Evening at the Institute

    Thursday, August 18
    5PM—8PM
    Free admission

    GALLERY TALK
    Masterworks: Paper

    Thursday, August 18, 6PM
    Free admission

    TUTE FOR TOTS
    Water

    Friday, August 19, 10AM
    Ages 3-5 with an adult
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    ARTFUL MORNINGS
    Clay & Sculpture

    August 23, 24, 25 from 9AM-Noon
    Ages 6-12
    Registration is full

    TUTE FOR TOTS
    Rainbows

    Friday, August 26, 10AM
    Ages 3-5 with an adult
    Register online