Bejeweled and Bedazzled: Jewelry and Personal Adornment

January 26–June 9, 2019

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Shape and Shadow: The Sculpture of Larry Kagan

January 19–June 9, 2019

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Heavy Metal: Cast Iron Stoves of the Capital Region

December 15, 2018–August 18, 2019

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The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute

Now Open

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Ancient Egypt Galleries

Ongoing

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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

    Heavy Metal: Cast Iron Stoves of the Capital Region

    December 15, 2018—August 18, 2019

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Saturdays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
    February 2, 9, 16, 23:Cardboard Jewelry
    Be inspired by the gorgeous jewelry on view in the museum and create and decorate your own wearable art!

    VACATION ART BREAK

    Tuesday, February 19 – Thursday, February 21, 9 AM – Noon
    Ages 6-12
    $50 members, $65 non-members. Register online
    Registration is now full

    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.

    Tuesday, April 23-Thursday, April 24, 9AM-Noon
    Ages 6-12
    $50 members, $65 non-members.  Register online

    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.

    SKETCH CLUB

    Artist Carol Coogan
    Sunday, March 3, 2:00-4:00PM
    $20 non-members; $15 members

    Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art in the museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Artist Carol Coogan will offer insights on drawing techniques and observational skills and will be on hand for personal guidance as you complete your drawings.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    FREE ADMISSION DAY
    Presidents' Day

    Monday, February 18, 10AM—5PM
    Drop in art making 10AM—4:30PM

    Free admission sponsored by M&T Bank

    FEBRUARY ART BREAK
    Lively Lines

    Febuary 19-21,2019

    Three-day drop off art program for ages 6-12

    $50 members, $65 non-members
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    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Thursday, February 21, 5—8PM
    Free admission

    ART FOR ALL
    Drop in Art Making: Cardboard Jewelry

    Saturday, February 23, 10AM—4:30PM
    Included with admission

    FAMILY GALLERY TOURS
    Junior Interpreter Tours

    Saturday, February 23, 10AM—12PM
    Included with admission

    LECTURE
    Hot Topic: Cast Iron Stoves

    Sunday, February 24, 2PM

    Tammis K. Groft, executive director and former chief curator

    Included with admission

    1st Friday

    Friday, March 1, 2019

    Sketch Club

    Sunday, March 3, 2—4PM

    $15 members, $20 non-members
    Register online