Book and Art Club

Join Albany Public Library and Albany Institute of History and Art for an exciting book and art discussion that focuses on works held locally by the Albany Institute and complementary books. Led by a museum educator and a librarian, this program will explore the intersection of books and art with examples, insight, and enjoyable conversation.

 

Please follow the link below to register for the  monthly meeting. 

July Book

A Room with a View by E. M. Forster

Meeting: July 30th at 7pm

Register here!

A free digital copy of A Room with a View can be accessed here. If you have any questions please reach out to Victoria Waldron, Education Assistant at one of the following: 518-463-4478 ext 404 or waldronv@albanyinstitute.org OR Amy Brozio-Andrews, Readers Services Librarian, 518-427-4300 or andrews@albanypubliclibrary.org.

August Book

My Dear Hamilton: An Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton novel by by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

Meeting: August 27 at 7pm

Register here!

A free digital copy of My Dear Hamilton: An Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton novel can be accessed here. If you have any questions please reach out to Victoria Waldron, Education Assistant at one of the following: 518-463-4478 ext 404 or waldronv@albanyinstitute.org OR Amy Brozio-Andrews, Readers Services Librarian, 518-427-4300 or andrews@albanypubliclibrary.org.

Image: Dress Unknown maker c.1805 Cotton, linen Albany Institute of History & Art, gift of Edith Read, x.1940.18.14

September Book

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf.

Meeting: September 24 at 7pm

Register here!

A free digital copy of Mrs. Dalloway can be accessed here. If you have any questions please reach out to Victoria Waldron, Education Assistant at one of the following: 518-463-4478 ext 404 or waldronv@albanyinstitute.org OR Amy Brozio-Andrews, Readers Services Librarian, 518-427-4300 or andrews@albanypubliclibrary.org.

 

Image: Dorothy Treat Arnold (Mrs. Ledyard) Cogswell, Jr. (1892-1984). Fritz Winold Reiss. c.1925. Pastel, watercolor, and silver leaf on board. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Cogswell, 1985.9.1

November Book

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

Register: here

A free digital copy of  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow can be accessed here. If you have any questions please reach out to Victoria Waldron, Education Assistant at one of the following: 518-463-4478 ext 404 or waldronv@albanyinstitute.org OR Amy Brozio-Andrews, Readers Services Librarian, 518-427-4300 or andrews@albanypubliclibrary.org.

 

Image: Thomas Cole (1801-1848). Tree.1832. Pencil on brown paper. Gift of Florence Cole Vincent, 1958.28.6.