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

June 22—December 31, 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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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

    Anne Diggory: All in a Day's Work

    April 6—August 18, 2019

    Ancient Egypt

    Ongoing

    Education

    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.

    ADULT ART PROGRAMS:

    SKETCH CLUB

    Artist Carol Coogan
    Sunday, July 14, 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.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    1st Friday

    Friday, July 5, 5-8PM

    Free admission

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM
    Artful Mornings

    July 9—11, 9AM—12PM

    Knot It!

    $50 members, $65 non-members
    Register online

    LECTURE
    Summer Clark Art Institute

    Esther Bell, Curator

    Thursday, July 11, 6PM

    Free admission

    SUMMER ART PROGRAM
    'Tute for Tots

    July 12, 10AM—11:30AM

    Theme: Red

    $10 members, $12 non-members
    Register online