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Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

Sep 25, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Founding father Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) first visited Albany in 1777 to speak to General Horatio Gates on behalf of George Washington. Three years later he married Elizabeth Schuyler in the parlor of her Albany home, The Pastures, now known as Schuyler Mansion. For the next 20 years, Hamilton was connected to Albany traveling to the city to visit his in-laws and conducting legal...

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Masterworks: Paper

Sep 25, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

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In honor of the Albany Institute of History & Art’s 225th anniversary, rarely seen items from the Institute’s library collections join prints, drawings, pastels, and watercolors in the exhibition Masterworks: Paper. Manuscripts, letters, architectural plans, photographs, ephemera, silhouettes, and maps spanning three centuries are featured alongside works by American masters including...

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Albany Institute of History & Art- Hudson River School

Sep 25, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Artists of the Hudson River School painted and sketched a variety of landscapes during the fifty-year period from 1825 to 1875. The American wilderness, which has now come to define the school, represents only one. These same artists also painted scenes of rural farms and gardens, manufacturing facilities and scenic tourist sites. Their works portray a visual history of the American landscape...

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Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

Sep 25, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Founding father Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) first visited Albany in 1777 to speak to General Horatio Gates on behalf of George Washington. Three years later he married Elizabeth Schuyler in the parlor of her Albany home, The Pastures, now known as Schuyler Mansion. For the next 20 years, Hamilton was connected to Albany traveling to the city to visit his in-laws and conducting legal...

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Excursus: Homage to the Square3 marks the artist’s first exhibition at Dia:Beacon—a building whose master plan he designed—and allows visitors to experience the full breadth of his explorations of the interconnectedness of art and architecture. The presentation will be accompanied by a scholarly symposium and publication. Robert Irwin, Excursus: Homage to the...

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Vision and Voice: Creative Writing in Response to Visual Art Breathe in the Experience, breathe out the Poetry. Muriel Rukeyser Experience the WORD exhibit at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. Breathe in the art and words from the Writing the Walls II 2016 Word Image Project. Breathe out and create and present your own poems Vison and Voice is an Ekphrastic Writing Workshop which...

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Sculpture in the Garden: James Tyler & Santi Hitorangi

Sep 25, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

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  The Edward Hopper House is pleased to present Sculpture in the Garden 2016 featuring the work of James Tyler and Santi Hitorangi.  Reception is Friday June 3rd, 6-8pm at Hopper House. James Tyler will be exhibiting his Brickhead Assemblage sculptures.  The Brickhead installations are unique colossal heads that invite us to identify with the world’s ceramic heritages. They bring...

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