Albany Institute Free For President’s Day


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The Albany Institute of History & Art will offer free admission to the galleries on Monday, February 19, 2018 from 10 am to 5 pm.

Current exhibitions include: Well-Dressed in Victorian Albany: 19th Century Fashion from the Albany Institute Collection (extended through May 20, 2018); Paintings of Addy®: Dahl Taylor’s Original Illustrations for American Girl; The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute: Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage; The Fashionable Portrait; Ancient Egypt; and Traders & Culture: Albany and the Formation of American Identity.

Guests are invited to participate in drop-in art making in the Art Studio from 10 am to 4:30 pm. The project will be a collage of presidential images. Families can also explore the museum using the new Family Discovery Tour, powered by AT&T. This interactive tour is available through visitors’ cell phones or smart devices. The Museum Shop and Crisan Cafe will also be open for guests to enjoy.

The Albany Institute of History & Art is located at 125 Washington Avenue in Albany. Free parking is available in the museum’s lot at the corner of Elk and Dove Streets.

For more information about the Albany Institute of History and Art, visit their website or call (518) 463-4478.

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