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

5:30pm–7:00pm Join other museum members for an evening of browsing and holiday sweets! Free for members, but RSVPs requested.

3:00pm–5:00pm Please join us at the Albany Institute for a special remembrance event for Director Emeritus Norman Rice. Reservations required.

5:30pm–7:30pm Join us at the museum for our special Jan-boree! to celebrate the exhibition Jan Brett: Stories Near and Far with a reception, book signing, activities, and more!

Join us from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM for a special spring exhibition reception celebrating two new exhibitions, "It's a Wrap: Two Hundred Years of Outerwear" and "Hudson River School Journeys: Watercolors and Drawings by William Hart and Julie Hart Beers." Come enjoy an evening at the museum, with drinks and light fare!     RSVP by March 17