Calendar

At this time, the museum is hosting both virtual and in-person programming. Click on the event titles to learn more.

Build Your Own Train Design Challenge

Saturday, January 8 - 31, 2022 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Enjoy engineering your own train design and share your photo with us for a digital gallery!

FILM & DISCUSSION Conversations on Freedom

Saturday, February 5, 2022 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Conversations on Freedom is a living theatrical historical play presented in film that explores the role played by key individuals to bring about the victory of the first African American labor union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

ARTIST TALK The Art of Leigh Li-Yun Wen

Sunday, February 6, 2022 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join artist Leigh Li-Yun Wen for a special presentation about her work. Please note: This onsite program requires registration and for attendees to wear masks and provide proof of vaccination.

Winter Exhibition Opening Reception

Monday, February 7, 2022 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us in celebrating The Four Elements of Leigh Li-Yun Wen. $15.00

VIRTUAL ART DU JOUR | Untitled VI by Leigh Li-Yun Wen

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Art du Jour is a virtual program featuring an in-depth discussion of a work of art on display at the Albany Institute of History & Art.

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Saturday, February 12, 2022 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Enjoy your visit to the museum, and explore your artistic side with an art project inspired by the museum's collections. Pick-up art activity sets are available from the admissions desk to bring home and create. Museum patrons may enjoy drop-in art-making on the second Saturday of each month. Activities are offered from October-May.

PARTNER PROGRAM | Musicians of Ma'alwyck In Recital

Saturday, February 19, 2022 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us at the museum to enjoy a professional chamber music ensemble perform in the museum's Hudson River School gallery.

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Monday, February 21, 2022 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Enjoy your visit to the museum, and explore your artistic side with an art project inspired by the museum's collections. Pick-up art activity sets are available from the admissions desk to bring home and create. Museum patrons may enjoy drop-in art-making on the second Saturday of each month. Activities are offered from October-May.

PRESENTATION Designed for Travel: Railroad Posters in the Collection of the Albany Institute

Sunday, February 27, 2022 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join curator Doug McCombs for this special presentation on railroad posters in the museum's collection. Please note: This onsite program requires registration and for attendees to wear masks and provide proof of vaccination.

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Saturday, March 12, 2022 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Enjoy your visit to the museum, and explore your artistic side with an art project inspired by the museum's collections. Pick-up art activity sets are available from the admissions desk to bring home and create. Museum patrons may enjoy drop-in art-making on the second Saturday of each month. Activities are offered from October-May.