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April 2018

Museum Closed

Sunday, April 1, 2018 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Albany Institute will be closed on Sunday, April 1, 2018.

April Art Break 2018 Printing Landscapes

Tuesday, April 3 - 5, 2018 • 9:00am - 12:00pm

In this three day drop off program, children will have the opportunity to explore the Albany Institute’s galleries and create an array of art work inspired by our current exhibition, Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige’s Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido.

Evening at the Institute 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free admission to the galleries from 5-8PM.

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP Picturing Words: An Illustration Workshop with Dahl Taylor

Friday, April 6, 2018 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Join us for a hands on workshop with artist Dahl Taylor, the illustrator of the "Addy" stories. $12.00

History on Tap: Surprise, Surprise

Friday, April 6, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Enjoy an interactive gallery tour filled with activities and fascinating stories! $12.00


Friday, April 6, 2018 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We're open for free this evening!

Family Gallery Tour

Saturday, April 7, 2018 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

These special tours are led by our teen volunteers, the Junior Interpreters.

LECTURE Pleasing the Powerful Goddess: Amenhotep III’s Statues of Sekhmet

Sunday, April 8, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest speaker is Dr. Lawrence Berman, the Norma Jean Calderwood Senior Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

MUSEUM TRAVEL PROGRAM Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 • 7:30am - 8:00pm

Join us as we travel to The MET for a special tour of the exhibition Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossing. $75 per person | Registration required. $75.00

Evening at the Institute 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free admission to the galleries from 5-8PM.