Member Events

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April 2018

Museum Closed

Sunday, April 1 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Albany Institute will be closed on Sunday, April 1, 2018.

History on Tap: Surprise, Surprise

Friday, April 6 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Enjoy an interactive gallery tour filled with activities and fascinating stories! $12.00


Friday, April 6 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We're open for free this evening!

LECTURE Pleasing the Powerful Goddess: Amenhotep III’s Statues of Sekhmet

Sunday, April 8 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest speaker is Dr. Lawrence Berman, the Norma Jean Calderwood Senior Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Racing for Freedom: the Real Stories of the Underground Railroad

Sunday, April 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Historian and author Kate Clifford Larson will explore the myths and facts of the Underground Railroad

Art Connects April 2018

Tuesday, April 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

LECTURE Inside the Dress

Sunday, April 22 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Well-Dressed in Victorian Albany: 19th Century Fashion from the Albany Institute Collection curator Diane Shewchuk for another lively show and tell.

American Landscape Painting and “the Newly Invented Stigma:” Rethinking the Hudson River School

Sunday, April 29 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Art Historian Timothy Barringer explores the strange history of the term “Hudson River School.”