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Albany Institute of History & Art

  • 125 Washington Ave
  • Albany, NY 12210
  • Region: Downtown Area
  • Phone: (518) 463-4478
  • Fax: (518) 462-1522
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The Albany Institute of History & Art, with its historical Beaux Arts architecture, offers a unique setting for entertaining in downtown Albany and provides an elegant backdrop for your next special event or meeting.

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  • Monday Hours: Closed
  • Tuesday Hours: Registered groups only
  • Wednesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-8pm
  • Friday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday Hours: 12-5pm
  • Tour Times: We welcome groups by appointment for special guided tours of the collection and current exhibitions. Gallery tours typically take place on Saturdays and Sundays at 1PM, and are free with museum admission. School and docent-guided group tours are also available during regular museum hours and by appointment on Tuesdays.
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  • Admission Fee: $10 adult; $8 senior and student; $6 ages 6-12;Free under 6 yrs; Free Thursdays, 5-8pm
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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Key Cultural Center 57 X 28   0     1600     130     80     96     150  
Atrium (three levels) 0 X 0   0     1500                 300  
Atrium 2 0 X 0   0                     180  
Rice House 54 X 27   0     630     50     35     60     80  
Key Cultural Center & Atrium 3 0 X 0   0                     200  
Rice House & Atrium 2 0 X 0   0                     180  

Evenings at the Institute

  • August 06, 2015
  • Location: Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

Thursday nights are now FREE at the Albany Institute! Click the website link to see events planned for Thursday evenings. View Details

A Gather of Glass: Selections from the Museum's Collection

  • June 22, 2016
  • Location: Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Since its invention, glass has been a critical medium for almost every field and purpose, ranging from elaborate fine-art work to practical household ... View Details

Abraham Lincoln: The Albany Connections

  • June 22, 2016
  • Location: Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Abraham Lincoln visited Albany twice, the first time in 1861 while on his way from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington for his March 4 inauguration a... View Details

Ancient Egypt

  • June 22, 2016
  • Location: Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Egyptologist and Guest Curator Dr. Peter Lacovara has incorporated the research and scientific discoveries revealed in the GE Presents: The Mystery of... View Details

Nineteenth-Century American Sculpture: Erastus Dow Palmer and His Protégés Launt Thompson, Charles C

  • June 22, 2016
  • Location: Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Designed to showcase the museum's nationally known collection of mid- to late-nineteenth-century sculpture, this exhibition features twenty plaster, m... View Details

Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

  • June 22, 2016 - December 31, 2016
  • Location: Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Alexander Hamilton first visited Albany in 1777 to speak to General Horatio Gates on behalf of George Washington. Three years later he married Elizabe... View Details

Traders and Culture: Colonial Albany and the Formation of American Identity

  • June 22, 2016
  • Location: Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Address: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The character and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley have roots in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the early inhabitants of the r... View Details

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