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
    April 6, 13, 20, & 27: Landscape Puzzles
    Create beautiful landscape scenes and turn them into your own puzzles.

    VACATION ART BREAK

    Tuesday, April 23-Thursday, April 24, 9AM-Noon
    Ages 6-12
    $50 members, $65 non-members. 
    Registration is now at capacity

    ART WORKSHOPS

    Friday, April 26 1:00-3:00pm
     
    Join us for an afternoon of painting fun for the whole family this April vacation break!

    ADULT ART PROGRAMS:

    SKETCH CLUB

    Artist Carol Coogan
    Sunday, May 5, 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.

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM

    Ages 6-12
    Join us as we explore creative movement, string art, painting, and more as we make beautiful pieces of art! In these weekly, three-day morning programs, children will create vibrant works of art inspired by our summer exhibitions and permanent collections. Summer class techniques will include drawing, painting, macramé, tile work, sculpture, and more
    Ages 3-5
    In this program, parents and children explore the museum's galleries, read stories, have a great time with sensory play exploration, and create exciting art projects!  This summer we'll explore color.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    TOUR PROGRAM
    Art Connects

    Tuesday, April 16, 2pm
     
    No fee. Registration is required. 

    FAMILY GALLERY TOURS
    Junior Interpreter Tours

    Saturday, April 20, 10AM—12PM
    Included with admission

    ART FOR ALL
    Drop in Art Making: Landscape Puzzles

    Saturday, April 20, 10AM—4:30PM
    Included with admission

    LECTURE
    Albany's Brush with Beauty: The Brunner-Lay Plan of 1914

    Thursday, April 25, 6PM

    John Pipkin, Professor Emeritus

    free admission

    FAMILY PAINT WORKSHOP
    Bedazzled Bugs

    Friday, April 26, 1-3PM

    per painter: $20 member; $25 non-member

    Registration required.

    LECTURE
    Nubian Gold: Ancient Jewelry from Sudan and Egypt

    Saturday, April 27, 2PM

    Dr. Peter Lacovara, author

    included with admission