LECTURE Costuming for a Century

Did you know? The Costumer is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year! Come learn about their fascinating history.

Helen Porter, The Costumer

In celebration of The Costumer's 100th anniversary of continuous operation in the Capital Region, join us for a discussion on the evolution of theatrical costuming, Scholastic Theatre, and the creative and construction process witnessed since 1917.

Free admission

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For questions, please contact Mimi Fahy, Special Events Associate, at 518-463-4478 x418 or email fahym@albanyinstitute.org.


Saturday, June 1, 2024 at the Fort Orange Club, Albany NY.

Alan is one of the Albany Institute’s closest friends, serving on the museum’s board of trustees since 1989. Alan was its Chair from 1994 -1999 and led the fundraising that transformed the Albany Institute into the modern museum facility and campus we have today. That fundraising effort positioned the museum to complete a capital campaign, and begin providing world-class exhibitions, year-round education programming for all ages, and host special events to over 20,000 visitors annually. Alan is currently the Institute's Vice Chair.

For questions about Corporate Sponsorship, please contact Nicholas DeMarco, Director of Development, at 518-463-4478 x437 or email demarcon@albanyinstitute.org.


The Albany Institute’s staff and Board of Trustees thank you for your commitment to the museum.