The museum is currently closed. Anticipated re-opening date is Saturday, July 25, 2020.

November 2018

POP UP EXHIBIT The "Great War" It was Terrible

Sunday, November 11, 2018 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for this special pop up exhibit honoring Veteran's Day and the 100th anniversary of WWI's end.

Free Admission Day: Veterans Day Observed (2018)

Monday, November 12, 2018 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

We're open for free today courtesy of M&T Bank!

Friends of Animals Day

Monday, November 12, 2018 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Come meet with area organizations advocating and supporting animals in our community!

Art Connects Fall 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Special program for people affected with early to mid-stage Alzheimer's and other cognitive deficits and their care givers.

Senior Day at the Institute

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 • 10:00am - 3:00pm

Free admission and special activities for seniors (62+) today from 10AM-3PM.

Evening at the Institute 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Art for All 2018-2019

Saturday, November 17, 2018 • 10:00am - 4:30pm

Bring your family to the museum and spend the day being creative. Join us in the art studio for drop in art making!

COMMUNITY EVENT: Albany County Police K9 Unit Demonstration

Saturday, November 17, 2018 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Officers from the Albany County Sheriff's Department will lead a demonstration including dogs from the K9 units.

FREE ADMISSION WEEKEND Home for the Holidays

Friday, November 23, 2018 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Come to the Albany Institute this Thanksgiving weekend for fun activities, holiday festivities, and ample pleasantries for you and your out-of-town guests!

BOOK EVENT Book signing with Hudson Talbott

Saturday, November 24, 2018 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Children's author Hudson Talbott will be at the museum during our Home for the Holidays weekend for a special book signing!