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November 28—December 2
62nd Annual Holiday Greens Show Rensselaer County Historical Society, Troy 272-7232 rchsonline.org
WINTER EVENTS
Hudson River School
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
Hudson River School works portray a visual history of the American landscape during decades of rapid change and transformation.
Ongoing
Ancient Egypt
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
The Mystery of the Albany Mummies exhibition into a new exhibition about Ancient Egypt.
Ongoing
Fellow Citizen: Aaron Burr
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
Aaron Burr is remembered today largely because of the 1804 duel in which he fatally wounded Alexander Hamilton. This exhibition exlores his time in Albany.
Ongoing
Traders and Culture: Colonial Albany and the Formation of American Identity
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
The character and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley have roots in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Ongoing
Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
Ongoing, Mondays
Mosaic Portraits with Karen Shupack
Albany Art Room,
915-1091 albanyartroom.com
Create a beautiful mosaic portrait you will always remember!
Ongoing, Fridays
Ladies Drawing Night with Kim Kauffman
Albany Art Room,
915-1091 albanyartroom.com
Grab a friend or come make some new ones as we gather for an evening of art-making, conversation, and inspiration!
Ongoing, Saturdays
Saturdays for Kids
Albany Art Room,
915-1091 albanyartroom.com
Various art classes for kids to explore different mediums.
Ongoing March—December
Live Harness Racing
Saratoga Casino & Raceway, Saratoga Springs 584-2110 saratogacasino.com
Experience the thrill of live harness racing.
Ongoing through December 30
Works by William Schade
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
The Albany-born artist William B. Schade (1943–2008) was likened to the Biblical Noah who gathered together the creatures of the earth.
Ongoing through December 30
An Albany Menagerie
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
Drawn from the collection of the Albany Institute, this animal-inspired exhibition will explore animals as iconic elements of art from ancient Egypt to the modern day.
Ongoing through December 31
Thomas Cole’s Paper Trail
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
In 1818, the youthful Thomas Cole left England with his parents to begin a new life in the United States. After several years of struggle and relocation, he began to receive praise as a landscape artist in 1825.
Ongoing through January 21, 2019
Holiday Train Show
Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), Schenectady 382-7890 misci.org
Model trains just in time for the holidays.
Ongoing through January 21, 2019
Toys - The Inside Story
Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), Schenectady 382-7890 misci.org
Special display of local toys and collectibles by Sassy’s Satellite.
Ongoing through March 2, 2019
Joseph Hidley: Folk Artist from Rensselaer County
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany 463-4478 albanyinstitute.org
Ongoing Wednesdays through April 25, 2019
Empire State Plaza Winter Farmers Market
Empire State Plaza, Albany 473-2418 empirestateplaza.org Local farm fresh produce and goods.
Ongoing through October 20, 2019
Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal
New York State Museum, Albany 474-5877 nysm.nysed.gov
December | See website for date
Holiday House at the Ten Broeck Mansion
Ten Broeck Mansion, Albany 436-9826 tenbroeckmansion.org
December 1—2
Crafts & Christmas at the Albany Capital Center
Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle St, Albany 487-2155 albanyallstars.com
December 1
St. Nicholas Day
Crailo State Historic Site, Rensselaer 463-8738 nysparks.com
December 2
Great Train Extravaganza
Empire State Plaza, Albany 473-2418 empirestateplaza.org Public model train show and sale.
December 2
New York State Holiday Tree Lighting
& Fireworks Festival
Empire State Plaza, Albany
473-2418 empirestateplaza.org
Celebrate this annual New York State tradition.
December 8
Holiday Hilltown Market
Octagon Barn, 588 Middle Rd, Knox 618-5376 hilltowns.org
Live music, free refreshments, visit with Santa at noon. Festive shopping for locally harvested treats and handcrafted gifts.
January 5, 2019
Salutations of the Season
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site,
32 Catherine St, Albany
434-0834 parks.ny.gov
An evening of merriment for everyone! Special Twelfth Night festivities will highlight the holiday season as it may have been celebrated by the Schuyler family in the 18th century.
Ongoing
Empire Skate Plaza
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