Friday, August 31, 2012

Upcoming Exhibits and Summer Art Programs at the Albany Institute!



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  AUGUST 8, 2012
UPCOMING EXHIBITS


 T H E  E T E R N A L  R E T U R N
S T E P H A N I E  R O S E
P O R T R A I T S
Opening August 25
The first museum exhibition and catalogue of portrait paintings by the well-known abstract painter Stephanie Rose will feature twenty-three stunning portraits of distinguished poets, novelists, art critics, filmmakers, photographers, performers, art collectors and philanthropists. More Information


  ARTISTIC IMPRESSIONS
American Paintings from the 
 Florence Griswold Museum
Opening September 15
The exhibition will focus on the vibrant history of the Old Lyme Art Colony of Connecticut, often referred to as the home of American Impressionism. Works by artists such as Childe Hassam, Willard Metcalf, John Twachtman, and Dwight Tryon will be featured along with photographs of the artists working at the colony.  Also included are 18th-century and 19th-century paintings by artists such as Ralph Earl, Frederic E. Church, John Kensett, and John Ludlow Morton. More Information
CALENDAR

Child Drawing 2ARTFUL MORNINGS
Landscapes and Portraiture
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 15, 16 | 9 AM-NOON (ages 9-11)

We will begin by mastering the essentials of foreground, middle ground, and background to show depth of space.  Kids will stretch their imagination by creating landscapes in the style of the realists, abstractionists, and impressionists. More information. Register now! 


Family Programs'TUTE FOR TOTS
Story Telling
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17| 10-11:30 AM (ages 3-5)

Inspired by the variety of artwork throughout the museum, participants will explore the basic elements of design including color, shape, line, pattern, and texture.  Techniques such as drawing, painting, printmaking, wax resist, and sculpting will be used to get their creative juices flowing for some wonderful creations while they learn. More information. Register now! 


REGISTRATION OPEN FOR ALL OF OUR
SUMMER ART PROGRAMS


Looking for ways to get  involved?  AIHA is currently seeking volunteers to assist with special events.  Nights and weekend opportunities are available.   We're also looking for  volunteers to assist weekdays in the museum shop.  Contact Barbara Collins, Volunteer Coordinator, at collinsb@albanyinstitute.org  or 518-463-4478 ext. 405

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EXHIBITIONS
CURRENT
dresses   

GEORGE WASHINGTON
THROUGH AUGUST 12 

RECENT ACQUISITIONS
THROUGH SEPT. 23

Selections from the Museum's Collection 

UPCOMING
THE ETERNAL RETURN Portraits by Stephanie Rose

OPENING AUGUST 25



GALLERY TALKS
SATURDAYS | 2 PM
SUNDAYS | 3 PM
FREE with admission


HOURS
WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY 10AM-5 PM  
SUNDAY, NOON-5 PM





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