Public Programs

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FIRST FRIDAY 2018

Friday, November 2 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We're open for free this evening!

Art for All 2018-2019

Saturday, November 3 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Saturdays from 10am to 4:30pm Oct. 20 to May 11 Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative! Join us in the Albany Institute of History & Art studio for drop in art making!

Caring for Your Family Pets

Saturday, November 3 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

In this special program, you will learn tips and tricks about caring for dogs, cats, and other small pets.

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

Sunday, November 4 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Thomas Branchick, William Schade's partner of 36 years and Director of the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, will lead this talk about the artwork on display in the exhibition A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade

Work of Art

Wednesday, November 7 • 5:30pm - 8:00pm

This year we are honoring artist Michael Oatman.

Evening at the Institute 2018

Enjoy free admission to the galleries from 5-8PM.

Art for All 2018-2019

Saturday, November 10 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Saturdays from 10am to 4:30pm Oct. 20 to May 11 Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative! Join us in the Albany Institute of History & Art studio for drop in art making!

FAMILY STORY TIME: Tales of Birds and Beasts

Saturday, November 10 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Enjoy a special animal themed story time at the museum!

FAMILY PROGRAM Terrific Turtles

Saturday, November 10 • 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join educators from the Albany Pine Bush to learn about the turtle species that live there and examine a real turtle!

POP UP EXHIBIT The "Great War" It was Terrible

Sunday, November 11 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for this special pop up exhibit honoring Veteran's Day and the 100th anniversary of WWI's end.