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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 downtown, along Pearl and Lark Streets, and along Madison Avenue too. Albany has had over four hundred years to gather art and history for your entertainment! 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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Special Events

Albany Devils Hockey against Springfield

April 19, 2014

Albany Devils Hockey take on Springfield!  -Fan Appreciation Night -Backpack Giveaway (1,500) -Blue Shield Night 

Bring It On: The Musical

April 18, 2014 to April 19, 2014

Bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, Bring It On: The Musical inspired by the Bring It On film, takes you on a high-flying journey through friendship, forgiveness and determination. Bring It ...

On-Going Events

Art Exhibit: A Selection of Recent Works by Local Artist Joseph Quandt

March 10, 2014 to April 25, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Monday - Friday, 9am-3pm; Saturday, 10am-3pm; Sunday, 11am-3pm Beginning April 1st, Monday - Friday until 4pm
  • Venue: Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
  • Admission: Free admission
  • 25 Quackenbush Sq (Corner of Broadway & Clinton Ave.)
  • Albany, NY 12207
  • Phone: 518-434-0405
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An exhibit of recent works that represent the artist's exercises in form and medium over the past four years. Mr. Quandt is known in the Capital District for his long association with the New York St...

Butterflies @ miSci

February 15, 2014 to April 19, 2014 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; 12 - 5 pm, Sunday
  • Location: Museum of Innovation of Science
  • Venue: Museum of Innovation and Science
  • Admission: Children (3-12) $6.50; Seniors (65+) $8; Adults $9.50
  • 15 Nott Terrace Heights
  • Schenectady, NY 12308
  • Phone: 518-382-7890
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Escape winter’s chill and discover hundreds of brilliantly colored native butterflies at miSci’s new indoor butterfly house. Discover Monarchs, Black Swallowtails, Painted Ladies, Tiger Sw...

Gallery Tours at the Albany Institute

January 18, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Every Sunday, Saturday)

These gallery tours are led by museum docent volunteers and are FREE with museum admission.

GE Presents: The Mystery of the Albany Mummies

September 21, 2013 to June 08, 2014 (Recurring daily)

In September of 2013 The Albany Institute will open an exciting new exhibition: GE Presents: The Mystery of the Albany Mummies. Two 21st Dynasty (1085-945 BCE) mummies and coffins have been on view at...

Henry Hudson Planetarium Saturday Star Shows

January 18, 2014 to December 20, 2014 (Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday)

11:00 a.m. – Children’s Show geared ages 3-7. 1:00 p.m. – General Audience Show. Interactive shows explore the stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky. $3 all s...

Standing in Two Worlds: Iroqois in 2014

April 01, 2014 to November 30, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in April and Nov.; 10 to 5 p.m. all others. Closed Easter Sunday and Thanksgiving Day
  • Location: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • Admission: $8 adults. $5 children. Group rates available
  • 324 Caverns Road
  • Howes Cave, NY 12092
  • Phone: 518-296-8949
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The new exhibit, “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”,showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of ...

The Comedy Works

June 21, 2013 (Every Friday, Saturday)

The Comedy Works presents outstanding talent every Friday & Saturday night @ 7:30 & 9:30 pm at our NEW LOCATION! "Dinner and a Show" packages also available both nights, seating at...


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