Scroll on for a list of updates from attractions, museums, stores and other organizations in Albany County. We will update this on a daily basis as information is released from our partners. For information on restaurants, please click here


Albany Art Room

The Albany Art Room is temporarily closed. Visit the Albany Art Room's Facebook page for daily creative distraction challenges.

Albany Center Gallery

Albany Center Gallery is temporarily closed until March 31. The Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy Mixer that was scheduled at ACG later in March has been postponed. 

Albany Institute of History & Art

Albany Institute of History & Art has temporarily closed galleries, shop, café, and research library to the public until April 30, 2020. 

Albany Pine Bush Preserve

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Offices and Discovery Center will be closed until 3/30/2020 due to concerns about Coronavirus. All scheduled programs, activities and meetings are cancelled during this time. Our trail system remains open. 

Albany Rural Cemetery

Albany Rural Cemetery's grounds remain open to the public from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Offices are closed to visitors.

American Italian Heritage Museum & Cultural Center

The Museum, thrift shop, events, classes and programs are cancelled until further notice. 

Capital City Trolley

CDTA has suspended recreational transit service, the Capital City Trolley, until further notice. 

Capital Repertory Theatre

Due to restrictions on public gatherings in New York State and in keeping with industry decisions, all public performances, movies and rentals at Proctors, UPH and theREP Friday, March 13 through April 12 are postponed.

Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST)

CMOST is closed for the foreseeable future.

Colonie Center

As of 7:00 PM on March 19, Colonie Center will remain closed until further notice. 


As of 8:00 PM on March 19, Crossgates will remain closed until further notice. 

Discover Albany Visitors Center

Closed under further notice. 

The Egg Performing Arts Center

Due to restrictions on public gatherings in New York State, many of the performances in the coming weeks will not take place as scheduled. Visit The Egg's website for more details. 

Empire State Plaza

Due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus, visitors are prohibited from entering the State Capitol, Legislative Office Building, and Ancillary Spaces until further notice.

FASNY Museum of Firefighting

FASNY Museum of Firefighting is closed and planning to reopen on March 30. 

Fort Orange General Store

Fort Orange General Store has closed until further notice as of 3:00 PM on March 16. Support the small business by shopping online. Fort Orange is offering free shipping on online orders of $50 of more with the coupon code FREESHIP and gift cards in any amount ship free with coupon code GIFTCARD.

Historic Albany Foundation

Historic Albany Foundation cancelled A Moveable Feast but will be encouraging people to take part from the comfort of the home: 'Put on your slippers, pour yourself a beverage, and enjoy our 'Stationary Feast' by taking part in our online auction' (see more here We're asking everyone to share the auction on their Facebook, and encourage family and friends to bid. Be sure to upload a photo of you enjoying your 'Stationary Feast' and tag us on Facebook (@historicalbanyfoundation #astationaryfeast)

Howe Caverns & Howe Glassworks

Closed until further notice.

Irish American Heritage Museum

The museum is closed to the public until at least March 31. 

Iroquois Indian Museum

The Iroquois Indian Museum will postpone its opening for the 2020 season and remain closed until further notice.

Lark Street Yoga

Lark Street Yoga has closed the studio until further notice. The yoga studio is offering virtual streaming classes.

Mandeville Gallery at Union College

Galleries and permanent collections are closed until further notice.

Mountain Winds Farm

NYS Maple Weekends have been cancelled. Mountain Winds Farm's shop will be open regular hours. Visitors can also take advantage of the maple producer's online store. 

NYS Military Museum

Due to current circumstances, the museum is closed to the public until further notice.

NYS Museum

The State Museum, State Library and State Archives are temporarily Closed.

NYS Writers Institute

The NYS Writers Institute has postponed the Albany Film Festival until 2021. The organization has launched the Virtual Writers Institute at the University at Albany to stay connected with its community during this time. Visit the new online community bulletin board, The Conversation at this link

Olana State Historic Site

New York State Parks remain open and access to Olana’s 250-acre landscape is free. The park is open every day from 8 AM to sunset. Based on current New York State Department of Health guidance, Olana has suspended all public programs and tours at this time. 

Park Playhouse

Park Playhouse is posting a series of videos and FREE online enrichment activities for students on Facebook and Instagram over the next month.

Saratoga Automobile Museum

The Saratoga Automobile Museum is temporarily closed to the public. This includes all of the museum's programs and events.

Schuyler Mansion

Schuyler Mansion has canceled all remaining focus tours in March and has temporarily closed the Visitors Center and Mansion to visitors. 

Shaker Heritage Society

Shaker Heritage Society's museum shop and exhibits are closed to the public from March 17 - 30. 

Stuyvesant Plaza

Stuyvesant Plaza​ is waiving rent payments for all 60 retail and restaurant tenants for a two-week period effective Friday, March 20. 

Times Union Center

There have been the following postponements and cancellations at the Times Union Center. NCAA Men's Basketball 1st & 2nd Rounds, March 19 & 21 has been CANCELED. An Evening with Michael Buble, March 22 has been POSTPONED. NCAA Men's Hockey Regional, March 28 & 29 has been CANCELED.

What's Poppin

What's Poppin is temporarily closed, but online orders are still being fulfilled.