Arts Center Updates!

What’s New at the Arts Center! Are you looking for a crafty way to kickstart your holidays? Check out these classes! Wood Carved Holiday Ornament December 3rd 2022 Enjoy this intro to woodcarving, all based on Tom Hindes’ 5 Minute Wizard design. We’ll learn safe and efficient carving methods to produce a hanging tree ornament…

What’s New at the Arts Center

Next Week! Join us and celebrate the sparkle in our lives while we help you get ready for the holiday season! Back for our fifth(!!) year, come and let us help you get ready for your holiday events. Whether you’re a guest or the host, we’ve got you covered this holiday season.  Peruse the second…

New Events! New Exhibition!

Some Bodies Subject, Object, and Identity in Nursing, Medicine, and Art  Corinne Botz | Clarity Haynes | Oliver Herring | Kaisu Koski | Gracelee Lawrence Lisa Nilsson | Rosemary Meza-DesPlas | Sarah Sweeney | Armando Veve Some Bodies challenges viewers to think about human bodies as objects, the subjects they represent, and the clues about identity that are present or assumed. A dynamic dialogue among…

Everyone Is Falling in Love with “Frank Bowling”

The Boston Globe’s review of “Frank Bowling’s Americas” calls it a “pivotal show” with “glorious, color-drenched canvases” that pull you in. Now on view, the exhibition explores how the British Guiana–born artist paved new routes into abstraction between 1966 and 1975, when New York City was his primary place of residence. You can learn even…

Vagina Obscura Book Talk with author Rachel E. Gross

The Hoffman Lecture in Sociology and Social Policy: Vagina Obscura Book Talk with author Rachel E. Gross Monday, November 14  | 6PM EST Bush Memorial Auditorium, Troy campus In-Person Event and livestreamed via RSC YouTube channel A myth-busting voyage into the female body. A camera obscura reflects the world back, but dimmer and distorted. Similarly, science has long…

November Events at the Albany Institute

MARK YOUR CALENDARS November Events & Exhibitions Opening Soon:GORDON PARKS: I, TOO, AM AMERICANOVEMBER 12, 2022 – FEBRUARY 4, 2023 This exhibition of forty photographs is drawn from the exceptionally strong holdings of photographs by Gordon Parks (1912-2006) at the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University. The Kansas native is a twentieth century…

Register Now! Virtual Program with Artist, Brandon Ndife & Artistic Director, Nora Lawrence.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS Virtual Special Exhibition Program: Brandon Ndife & Nora Lawrence Wednesday, November 2, 6PM via Zoom Join us for a virtual conversation featuring Storm King’s 2022 Outlooks artist, Brandon Ndife, and Artistic Director and Chief Curator, Nora Lawrence. Topics will include Ndife’s site-specific installation at Storm King, Shade Tree, along with larger themes in his sculpture practice.   EXHIBITIONS Final Weeks: 2022 Special…

Thank You, Chet & Karen Opalka!

THANK YOU to all of our collaborators over the last 20 years! We especially want to acknowledge our founding and sustaining supporters,Chet & Karen Opalka In case you missed it, please enjoy this tribute to the Opalkas, made in collaboration with Russell Sage College, YouthFX, and Opalka Gallery. We’re excited for the next 20 years!