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

December 2021

FOR MEMBERS | Sip & Shop

Thursday, December 2, 2021 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join other museum members for an evening of browsing and holiday sweets! Free for members, but RSVPs requested.

December Art du Jour: Evening Snow Scene

Wednesday, December 8, 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.

BOOK LAUNCH & SIGNING | We Who Believe in Freedom: Activism and the Struggle for Social Justice by Dr. Alice Green

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Join us at the museum for a special book launch and signing with Dr. Alice Green as she debuts her book We Who Believe in Freedom: Activism and the Struggle for Social Justice (2021).

Art for All: Art Making Programs

Saturday, December 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.

Book and Art Club

Thursday, December 16, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. 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.