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Looking for something to do? There are dozens of museums, planetariums, historic sites, art galleries, and higher education institutions all around the region. There is plenty of nightlife along Broadway, Pearl, and Lark Streets, and along Madison Avenue, too. Albany also boasts a number of art and history venues for your enjoyment. We can't wait for you to visit!

Listed below are just a few of the many events happening every day and night in Albany County. 

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Signature Events

Whole New Ballgame Exhibit

November 07, 2015 (Recurring daily)

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will tell the story of baseball's most recent era in its Whole New Ballgame exhibit. The Museum's newest permanent exhibit, located in the Janetschek Gall...

Special Events

Open Mic Night

December 10, 2015 (Every Thursday)
  • Times: 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Hudson River Coffee House
  • Admission: Free
  • 227 Quail Street
  • Albany, NY 12203
  • Phone: 518-449-2174
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Join the Hudson River Coffee House for a night of fun at our Open Mic Night! From live music to poetry readings, you won't want to miss out on our talented performers!

On-Going Events

35 Years of Iroquois Art: A Retrospective

April 30, 2016 to September 30, 2016
  • Location: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • 324 Caverns Rd
  • Howes Cave, NY 12092
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This exhibition features highlights from the Iroquois Indian Museum's 35 years of presenting contemporary Iroquois art. Elements from past exhibits include those from Baseball's League of Nations:...

Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection

May 15, 2016 to June 26, 2016 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Museum Hours
  • Location: The Hyde Collection
  • Admission: Museum admission
  • 161 warren st
  • glens falls, NY 12801
  • Phone: 5187921761ext.310
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This extraordinary exhibition of over 125 original drawings, sculptures, collages, and photographs traces the career of renowned artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, capturing the versatility, longevity...

Discover the Pine Bush

May 05, 2016 to June 26, 2016 (Recurring daily)

The Albany Visitors Center hosts the Albany Pine Bush for an informational exhibit, May 5-June 26, 2016. The 3,200 - acre Albany Pine Bush Preserve (APBP), located in New York’s Capital Distric...

Earth Exposed: Discover our Planet's Hidden Secrets

June 20, 2015 to June 05, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; 12 - 5 pm, Sunday (closed Easter Sunday, April 5)
  • Venue: Museum of Innovation and Science
  • Admission: Members: Free Children(3-12): $6.50 Seniors(65+): $8.00 Adults(13+): $ 9.50
  • 15 Nott Terrace Heights
  • Schenectady, NY 12308
  • Phone: 518-382-7890
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Explore the tumultuous forces of our planet: earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, volcanoes & more! Discover the science behind weather patterns, ocean currents, and all of the forces of nature that fo...

Fixed Horizons

May 05, 2016 to June 26, 2016 (Recurring daily)

An exhibit of capital region landscapes by Schoharie artist Elizabeth Apgar-Smith. "The Hudson and Mohawk river valleys provide endless year-round inspiration for the landscape painter", say...

Improvapalooza

May 09, 2016 to June 09, 2016 (Every Monday, Thursday)
  • Times: 8 PM
  • Location: The Underground at Proctors
  • Admission: $14
  • 432 State St.
  • Schenectady, NY 12305
  • Phone: 518-577-6726
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Improvapalooza features the region's best up-and-coming improvisors and improv groups together with Mopco for five evenings of rip-roaring improv creativity. This high-energy run brings new and tasty ...

Live Music Every Friday At The Ginger Man!

May 09, 2016 (Every Monday, Thursday)

Live Music At The Ginger Man!

Mac-Haydn Theatre's 48th Season!

May 17, 2016 to June 09, 2016 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)
  • Times: 10:30AM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM, 7:00PM, 8:00PM (Various by day/show)
  • Venue: Mac-Haydn Theatre, Inc.
  • Admission: $10-34 (Group Rate and Subscriptions also available)
  • 1925 New York Rt. 203
  • Chatham, NY 12037
  • Phone: 518-392-9292
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The Mac-Haydn Theatre is opening their 48th season!

Masterworks Paper

April 30, 2016 to October 16, 2016 (Recurring daily)

In honor of the Albany Institute of History & Art's 225th anniversary, rarely seen items from the Institute's library collections will join prints, drawings, pastels, and watercolors in the exhibi...

Mohawk Hudson Regional Innovational 2016

May 13, 2016 to June 11, 2016

Mohawk Hudson Regional Innovational 2016 Current exhibit runs until June 11. Featuring work of acclaimed regional artists Fern Apfel, Jess Ayotte, Roger Bisbing, and Thomas Huber. Be sure to st...

The Underground Showcase at The Comedy Works

March 19, 2015 (Recurring every 2 weeks Thursday)
  • Times: 7:30 pm every other Thursday
  • Location: The Comedy Works Comedy Club
  • Venue: The Comedy Works Comedy Club
  • Admission: $5.00 all of which is donated to Boston Children's Hospital
  • 500 Northern Blvd.
  • Albany, NY 12204
  • Phone: 512-4075
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Every other Thursday, the Cabaret Theater at the Comedy Works in Albany, NY is home to The Underground Comedy Showcase! The showcase features some of the best undiscovered, up and coming comedians fro...

USS Slater Open to The Public

April 06, 2016 to November 06, 2016 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: USS Slater DE766
  • Venue: USS Slater DE766
  • Admission: $8 for adults and $6 for children
  • Broadway and Quay Sts.
  • Albany, NY 12202
  • Phone: 518-431-1943
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USS SLATER opens to the public on Wednesday, April 6th. This year will mark the ship's 19th season in Albany. There have been tremendous changes to the ship since she first arrived. USS SLAT...

 

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