At this time, the museum is hosting virtual programming. Learn more from the descriptions below.

VIRTUAL PRESENTATION Broadsides of the American Revolution

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Guest speaker Tom Keefe, Historian and Collector of American Political Campaign Material

Art for All: Art to Go! 2020-2021 (Temporarily Paused)

Wednesday, January 27 - 31, 2021 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Enjoy your visit to the museum, and pick up an activity to bring home inspired by the museum's collections.

Book and Art Club

Thursday, January 28, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

Virtual Exhibition Opening | A Sense of Time: The Historical Art of L. F. Tantillo

Thursday, January 28, 2021 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for a virtual exhibition opening for our newest exhibition A Sense of Time: The Historical Art of L. F. Tantillo. $10.00


Saturday, February 6, 2021 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm


Tuesday, February 16, 2021 • 10:00am - 11:30am

Discover the lovely calm of drawing patterns with us as we take inspiration from elaborate decorations from punchbowls in the museum's collection! $20.00

CHILDREN'S ZOOM ART WORKSHOP: Sunset Seascape Paint Along

Thursday, February 18, 2021 • 10:00am - 11:30am

Paint along with us as we create our own serene sunset seascape scenes. $20.00