Calendar

At this time, the museum is hosting both virtual and in-person programming. Learn more from the descriptions below.

Member Event: Fall Exhibitions Opening Celebration

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Attention museum members!

September Book & Art Club

Thursday, September 30, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Led by a museum educator and a librarian, this partnership program between the Albany Institute and the Albany Public Library explores the intersection of books and art with examples, insight, and enjoyable conversation.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM Harlem in Vogue: Fashion and Style in the Harlem Renaissance

Saturday, October 2, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest presenter is Donald Hyman, Faculty Advisor for the Cosmetology Club at Albany High School's Abrookin Career and Technical Center.

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Saturday, October 9, 2021 • 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.

HOLIDAY HOURS Museum Open

Monday, October 11, 2021 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

The museum is open Monday, October 11 from 10AM-5PM. Regular admission rates apply.

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Monday, October 11, 2021 • 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.

Indigenous People's Day

Monday, October 11, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Virtual Program: October Art du Jour

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 • 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.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM | “This Little Corner of the World:” The Wyeths, Chadds Ford, and Sites of the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios Program

Thursday, October 14, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Our guest presenter is Valerie Balint, the Senior Program Manager for the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and author of the newly released Guide to Historic Artist Homes and Studios (2020).

PRESENTATION: Under & Over

Friday, October 15, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join curator Diane Shewchuk for a lively show and tell featuring the museum's historic clothing collection.