Joan Steiner's Look-Alikes

November 23, 2018—February 18, 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

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    Exhibitions

    Joan Steiner's Look Alikes®

    Through February 18, 2019

    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
    January 5, 12, 19, 26:Hot Stuff! Design a Mini Decorative Stove
    In January's project we'll create our own beautifully patterned miniature versions of the cast iron stoves on currently on view.

    VACATION ART BREAK

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

    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.

    SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS

    Bring your class or group to the museum!

    Calendar

    EVENING AT THE INSTITUTE

    Thursday, January 17, 5—8PM
    Free admission

    FAMILY GALLERY TOURS
    Junior Interpreter Tours

    Saturday, January 19, 10AM—12PM
    Included with admission

    ART FOR ALL
    Drop in Art Making: Hot Stuff! Design a Mini Decorative Stove

    Saturday, January 19, 10AM—4:30PM
    Included with admission

    BOOK TALK & SIGNING
    Picturing America: Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Art

    Author Hudson Talbott

    Sunday, January 20, 2PM
    Included with admission

    FREE ADMISSION DAY
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Monday, January 21, 10AM—5PM
    Drop in art making 10AM—4:30PM

    Free admission sponsored by M&T Bank

    SPECIAL EVENT
    Winter Exhibitions Opening Reception

    Friday, January 25, 5—7PM

    Free for Albany Institute members | $10 non-members
    RSVP online

    ARTIST TALK
    Shape and Shadow: The Sculpture of Larry Kagan

    Sunday, January 27, 2PM

    Presenter: Artist Larry Kagan
    Included with admission