Fundraising Events

The Albany Institute of History & Art is supported in part by the generosity of museum members and donors. Throughout the year, the Albany Institute hosts fundraising events including our Museum Gala, For the Museum, At the Museum, is held annually in June. Our signature Work of Art is held in November. If you would like to underwrite an event, please contact us at

Upcoming Events

Currently there are no events.

Past Events

5:00pm–8:00pm The Drawings of William Hart with Curator of History and Material Culture Doug McCombs Ph.D.

6:00pm–8:00pm Join Director Emeritus Norman Rice on a personal tour of the exhibition "Sixty Years and Still Collecting: Norman S. Rice." Hear how he was able to assemble such a great range of collection items for the Albany Institute while he served as curator and later director and how he continues to contribute to the Institute today.

6:00pm–8:00pm This event is the inaugural tour for The Art of Collecting program focusing on private collections and collecting.