Calendar

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

November 2021

Work of Art

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 • 5:30pm - 8:00pm

This year we are honoring Tammis K. Groft.

VIRTUAL STORY TIME: Train Storytime with Albany Public Library

Saturday, November 6, 2021 • 10:30am - 11:00am

All aboard! Albany Public Library's storytime is taking its inspiration from the trains in the museum's Romancing the Rails: Train Travel in the 1920s and 1930s exhibition in this exciting partner program!

ADULT ART WORKSHOP Paint & Learn: Adirondack Mountains

Saturday, November 6, 2021 • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Create your own version of a stunning Adirondack landscape painting under the guidance of a professional artist. $30.00

November Art du Jour

Wednesday, November 10, 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.

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Thursday, November 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.

HOLIDAY HOURS Museum Open

Thursday, November 11, 2021 • 10:00am - 5:00pm

The museum is open Thursday, November 11 from 10AM-5PM. Regular admission rates apply. Free admission for military veterans and active-duty personnel and their families.

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Saturday, November 13, 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.

Remembrance & Celebration of Life for Albert B. Roberts

Saturday, November 13, 2021 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Please join us in remembering and celebrating the life of Albert Burnette Roberts. RSVPs required.

ONSITE BOOK TALK & BOOK SIGNING John Ham: From Grand Central to Albany

Sunday, November 14, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

John Ham will be joined by railroad historians Roger A. Liller, Eugene C. Dauner, Leonard Kilian, and Ernie Mann for a Q&A session following Ham's presentation.

November Book & Art Club

Thursday, November 18, 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.