LECTURE The Evolution of a Museum: The Albany Institute Celebrates its 225th Anniversary

2016 is the 225th anniversary of the Albany Institute of History & Art! Come learn more about the history of New York's oldest museum.

Tammis K. Groft, Executive Director, Albany Institute of History & Art

In the year 1791 George Washington was President of the United States, the Bill of Rights was ratified, and a small group of people gathered to found the Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts, and Manufactures. With seven homes and six official name changes the Albany Institute of History & Art has shared its collections with nine generations of New Yorkers. Groft will illuminate how the Institute has responded to and evolved with our changing nation.

Free with museum admission

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