Joseph Hidley: Folk Artist

September 7–December 1, 2019

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The Schuyler Sisters & Their Circle

Opening July 20th

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'An Orphan No More': Recently Discovered Oil Sketch by Anthony Van Dyck

Extended view through December 29, 2019

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A Brilliant Bit of Color: The Work of Walter Launt Palmer

June 22—December 31, 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

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Great Gifts at the Museum Shop

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    Exhibitions

    Joseph Hidley: Folk Artist

    September 7—December 1, 2019

    The Schuyler Sisters & Their Circle

    July 20—December 29, 2019

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    FAMILY PROGRAMS

    Saturdays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
    Oct 19,& 26: Lanterns
    Create recycled lanterns that can be used for Albany's lantern parade.

    FAMILY DAYS

    Sunday, November 3 12:00-4:30
    Come art and culture represented in our Ancient Egypt collection. Children are invited to bring in a small doll or stuffed animal and learn about the mummification process by mummifying their toy! Families will also enjoy hearing lively tales from Ancient Egyptian myths, face painting, and learning more about Ancient Egypt from our museum docents in the galleries.

    ADULT ART PROGRAMS

    SKETCH CLUB

    Artist Carol Coogan
    Sunday, November 10, 2:00-4:00PM
    $20 non-members; $15 members
    Register online: Sketch Club Registration

    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.

    ART WORKSHOPS

    Saturday, October 19, 1:00-4:00PM
    $35 non-members; $30 members

    Take inspiration from the Victorian interior scenes on view by Walter Launt Palmer and learn to develop a sense of perspective in this hands on drawing class.

    Artist Noreen Powell
    Thursday, November 14, 5:30-7:30PM
    $35 non-members; $30 members

    Join us for a guided painting while we take inspiration from the Walter Launt Palmer landscape paintings currently on view.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    GALLERY TALK
    The Schuyler Sisters & Their Circle

    Thursday, October 17, 1PM

    Included with admission

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Thursday, October 17, 5—8PM
    $5 admission

    BOOK TALK & SIGNING
    I'll Be Home: The Writings of Jim McGrath

    Thursday, October 17, 6PM
    Free admission

    ADULT ART WORKSHOP
    Drawing Interior Perspective with Kevin Kuhne

    Saturday, October 19, 1-4PM
    $30 members, $35 non-members
    Register online

    ART FOR ALL
    Lanterns

    Saturday, October 19, 10AM-4:30PM
    Included with admission

    PANEL DISCUSSION
    Alexander Hamilton: Life & Legacy

    Saturday, October 19, 2PM
    Included with admission
     
    A partnership program with St. Andrew's Society.