Learn About Renting Space at the Museum

Consider the Albany Institute of History & Art for your next conference, business meeting, reception, bridal shower, anniversary party, and more.

The Albany Institute of History & Art offers a unique setting for entertaining in downtown Albany. Experience how our diverse spaces and customized rental packages can make your event unforgettable. We cater to groups of many sizes, from the most intimate of parties to corporate receptions.

For more information about rental opportunities, please review our information packet.

The Atrium

Linking the museum's historic buildings, this modern three-story spectacular glass enclosure captures the grand atmosphere of the Albany Institute and allows patrons to view the unique landscape of Albany from the comfort of the indoors. Equipped with room for a bar, café tables, food stations, and music ensembles, the atrium fits any event arrangement while maintaining an intimate atmosphere.

Venue Size: 2250
Capacity: 200

Next Steps

We offer space rentals seven days a week. Your group can request access to galleries and the museum shop (including visits after our regular hours), a docent tour, and a choice of several menu options from approved caterers. All spaces are handicap accessible, and use of our electronic equipment and furniture is included.

To learn more about our space rental options, you can:

  • Complete the form below and our Development Office will contact you directly
  • Call the Development Office at (518) 463-4478, ext. 402
  • Or email Ellie Burhans at burhanse@albanyinstitute.org
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