Albany Institute of History and Art | Kids Out and About Albany

Albany Institute of History and Art

WELCOME BACK TO THE ALBANY INSTITUTE OF HISTORY & ART! The museum is open! We are strongly encouraging timed tickets at this time, but do welcome walk-in visitors as well. Timed ticket sales end 24 hours in advance. If you have missed the opportunity to purchase timed tickets for a particular time slot, please call our Visitor Services at (518) 463-4478 to see if there is space available. AIHA has developed a plan to ensure the health and safety of our visitors and staff in accordance with guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and the New York State Department of Health. Also, in accordance with these guidelines, the museum has increased cleaning and disinfecting procedures in place.

Family Programs

The Albany Institute is a place where people of all ages can learn and have fun. Our family programs provide enriching educational experiences about art and history in an atmosphere that is diverse, compelling, and entertaining. From weekend programs to family festivals, from school-vacation art programs to pre-school programming, the Albany Institute offers a wide variety of activities that will appeal to your family.

For programs that require a fee, payment is required at the time of registration.  To hear more about Albany Institute events sign up for our family program e-mail list.

For more information, or to register for a program, please contact Patrick Stenshorn, Education Coordinator, at 518-463-4478, ext. 405, or


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