Tammis K. Groft has announced that she will retire as Executive Director of the Albany Institute of History & Art, a role she has served since June 2013. Groft, who started at the Albany Institute as an intern in 1976, will remain at the museum through the transition of a successor. [Read more…] about Albany Institute Director Tammis Groft Announces Retirement
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The Albany Institute of History & Art will host Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing section, for a virtual presentation on the value of old and rare books, on Thursday, July 8th. [Read more…] about Book Specialist to Discuss Value of Old, Rare Books
The Albany Institute of History & Art has announced “Romancing the Rails: Train Travel in the 1920s and 1930s,” a new exhibition featuring objects and library materials from the Albany Institute’s New York Central Railroad collection. [Read more…] about NY Central Railroad Highlighted In New Albany Exhibit
The Albany Institute of History & Art has announced A Sense of Time: The Historical Art of L. F. Tantillo, a new exhibit highlighting the artist’s forty-year career, bringing together a selection of over 90 works of art by one of the most noted painters of historical subjects and marine views of our time. [Read more…] about The Historical Art of L. F. Tantillo Exhibition Opens In Albany
The Albany Institute of History & Art is set to host two virtual events led by Donald “The Soul Man” Hyman, on Saturday, February 6th, and Saturday, February 13th. [Read more…] about Music & History of Motown: A Virtual Performance, Lecture
As with other fancy goods stores, Pease’s catered to the middle and upper middle class selling highly decorated goods like ceramics, prints, furniture and other decorative household items that progressively thinking people might have wanted to purchase. [Read more…] about America’s First Christmas Card & An Early Albany Department Store
The Albany Institute of History & Art has announced Winter Amusements, a season of safe and enjoyable activities at the museum this winter.
Running through February 2021, Winter Amusements showcases special seasonal displays at the museum, including a new pop-up outdoor exhibition, traditional favorites, festive decorations, and art activities to go. [Read more…] about Winter Amusements at the Albany Institute of History & Art
The Albany Institute of History & Art is set to host “Confronting Slavery: Discovering Family History in the Hudson Valley,” an online program with genealogists Eleanor Mire and Debra Bruno on Sunday, October 18th. [Read more…] about Confronting Slavery: Hudson Valley Family History
This August, the Albany Institute of History & Art is set to present “Voices of HerStory,” a series of public programs exploring diverse perspectives on the women’s suffrage movement and its continuing legacy today. [Read more…] about Albany Institute Presenting ‘Voices of HerStory’ Virtual Programs
The Albany Institute of History & Art has announced the launch of a new 3D digital tour of their Hudson River School exhibition.
The Albany Institute has one of the largest collections of Hudson River School style paintings and now, visitors can explore the landscapes and scenes of the Hudson River School painters from anywhere in the world. [Read more…] about Hudson River School Exhibit Digital Tour Launched