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

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    Exhibitions

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Saturdays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
    December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29:Recycled Buildings
    Participants will be inspired by Joan Steiner's Look-Alikes and created their own miniature buildings out of reused materials.
    Sunday, January 13 1:00-3:00PM
    Join us for an afternoon of painting fun for the whole family! 
    $20 members, $25 non-members.  Register online

    VACATION ART BREAK

    Friday, December 28, 2:00-3:00PM
    Ages 6 and up
    $10 members, $15 members. Register online
     
    Join us for a gentle and playful introduction to yoga! We’ll stretch our bodies and our creativity with yoga postures mimicking the animals seen in our Birds & Beasts: The Scary, Magical, and Adorable Animals of the Albany Institute, and A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade exhibitions.
     
    Tuesday, February 19 – Thursday, February 21, 9 AM – Noon
    Ages 6-12
    $50 members, $65 non-members. Register online

    In this three-day drop-off program students will be inspired by the current exhibition, Shape and Shadow: The Sculpture of Larry Kagan. We’ll investigate Kagan’s use of shape and line in his sculptures and create our own lively lines in sculpted and 2-D art forms.

    ADULT COLORING NIGHT: #Colorourcollections

    Thursday, February 7, 5:30-7:30PM
    $8 non-members; $5 members

    Enjoy a relaxing night as you add your own color to images from the Albany Institute’s collections!  Each participant will receive 6 images from the museum’s collection printed on cardstock and will have the opportunity to use diverse coloring media to fill the images in.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Thursday, December 13, 5—8PM
    Free admission

    ART FOR ALL
    Drop in Art Making: Recycled Buildings

    Saturday, December 15, 10:00 AM—4:30PM
    Included with admission

    VACATION ART BREAK WORKSHOP
    Animal Yoga for Children

    Friday, December 28, 2—3PM
    $10 members, $15 non-members | Register online