February 12, 2018

Albany Institute of History & Art to Offer Free Admission on Presidents’ Day

The Albany Institute of History & Art will offer free admission to the galleries on Monday, February 19, 2018 from 10AM–5PM. This free admission day is sponsored by M&T Bank.

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
  • Traders & Culture: Albany and the Formation of American Identity.

Guests are invited to participate in drop-in art making in the Art Studio from 10AM-4:30PM. 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 fun, 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.