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

Stop by the cafe the next time you are at the museum or in downtown Albany.

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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

    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
    Nov 2, 9, 16 & 23: Watercolor Painting
    Paint your own still life scene of fruit or flowers inspired by the work of Joseph Hidley.

    ADULT ART PROGRAMS

    ART WORKSHOPS

    Artist Noreen Powell
    Thursday, November 14, 5:30-7:30PM
    $35 non-members; $30 members
    Register online: Paint & Learn Registration

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

    SKETCH CLUB

    Artist Carol Coogan
    Sunday, December 15, 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.

    FAMILY DAYS

    November 29, 30 & December 1st

    Enjoy crafting ornaments, photographs with Santa; decorated trees and mantelpieces; a special exhibition of miniature dioramas by Joan Steiner; handmade items and one-of-a-kind gifts in our Museum Shop; exquisite treats from the Museum Shop and more!

    Sponsored by Sportsclips

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    ADULT ART WORKSHOP
    Paint & Learn:Winter Stream

    Thursday, November 14, 5:30-7:30PM
    $30 members, $35 non-members
    Register online

    GALLERY TALK
    The Schuyler Sisters & Their Circle

    Thursday, November 14, 1PM

    Included with admission

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Thursday, November 14, 5—8PM
    $5 admission

    ART FOR ALL
    Still Life Painting

    Saturday, November 16, 10AM-4:30PM
    Included with admission

    SPECIAL EVENT
    Hamiltunes: an American Sing-a-long

    Saturday, November 16, 1-4PM
     
    Free event

    PUBLIC PROGRAM
    Eliza, A Musical Narrative

    Saturday, November 23, 3PM

    Included with museum admission

    Sponsored by the Researching New York Conference

    Dutch Tastes & Traditions Day

    Sunday, November 24, 12—5PM

    Included with admission

    This project is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.