Art Kits: An Art Workshop in a Bag!

Art Kits contain a special project that can be done on your own schedule. Each featured project relates to the museum's collections or exhibitions and contains materials, and instructions to complete at home on your own time line.  Kits may be purchased online and picked up at the museum during regular admission hours. 

If you are planning a larger registration for a group it is advised that you first contact our Director of Art Programs, Sarah Clowe at clowes@albanyinstitute.org so that we may appropriately prepare and accomodate your order.

Delft Painted Tiles Art Kit

Delft Painted Tiles Art Kit

$12 members, $15 non-members

REGISTER HERE: Delft Painted Tiles Art Kit

About the Kit: Art Kits contain a special project that can be done on your own schedule. The Delft Painted Tiles Art Kit takes inspiration from the lovely blue Delftware in the museum's collections.  The Delft Tile kit includes 3 tiles to paint, a brush and blue paint, images of traditional delft tile designs and transfer paper to copy designs onto tiles to paint as well as a collections coloring page of one of our Dutch ceramic pieces.  Detailed instructions accompany each kit as well as a link to a short video introducing the Dutch Delft tiles in the museum’s collections. 

Museum Inspiration: To see a closer view of of the museum's Delft tile collection you may visit the ceramics category of the collections database where you can zoom in on details on works such as a three-tulip tile.

Price: Cost per kit is $12 for members and $15 for non-members and are available for purchase online: REGISTER

Pick Up: Kits can be picked up at the museum during open admission hours. Museum hours are Wednesday- Saturday from 10:00-5:00, and Sundays from 12:00-5:00.

REGISTER HERE

Quilling Art Kit

Quilling Art Kit- Limited stock available for purchase in the Museum Shop

While this is no longer the featured Art Kit available for registration limited quantities are available for purchase onsite in the Museum Shop.

About the Kit: The Albany Institute's first Art Kit is a fun quilling project inspired by a lovely quilled tea caddy in the museum’s collection. Quilling involves using paper strips to create decorative designs. The Quilling Art Kit includes detailed instructions, a craft box to decorate, paper quilling strips, simple quilling tools, and glue. A link to a short video introducing the quilled tea caddy in the museum’s collection is also included.

Museum Inspiration: To see a closer view of the museum's quillwork tea caddy where you can zoom in on details please visit: https://www.albanyinstitute.org/details/items/quillwork-tea-caddy.html