The Albany Museum of Art is open to the public
Updated FEB 5, 2021
The Albany Museum of Art is open and following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to minimize the adverse health impact of COVID-19.
LATEST NEWS UPDATES
AMA IS AGAIN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON SATURDAYS
The Albany Museum of Art has returned to regular Saturday hours of 10 am to 5 pm. Tuesday-Friday hours will remain the same.
Read more HERE.
AMA CHALKFEST RETURNS NOV. 13 AS A LIVE STREET ART FESTIVAL
AMA ChalkFest will again be a live event in downtown Albany on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.
Read more HERE.
ART BALL 2021 LOOKS 'INSIDE THE BOX' TO CELEBRATE THE ARTS SAFELY DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC
The AMA Art Ball will not be the traditional black-tie-optional dinner, dance and auction this year. Organizers have created a special event that will take place on the evening of Saturday, March 13.
Art Ball 2021 will feature a group of private dinner parties and a new way to bring Art Ball into your home--Art Ball in a Box.
Read more about this fantastic event HERE.
FEBRUARY AND MARCH TODDLER TAKEOVER AND HOMESCHOOL DAY PROGRAMS WILL BE ONLINE
Two popular AMA monthly programs for kids -- Toddler Takeover and Homeschool Day -- will be conducted online in February and March.
Programs will be posted online at 10 am on Feb 2 and March 2 for Toddler Takeover, and Feb 11 and March 11 for Homeschool Day. AMA officials plan to return to in-person programs beginning April 6 if health guidance allows.
The virtual programs can be found on the AMA's Staying Inspired webpage HERE. (You also can find past Staying Inspired projects on this webpage.)
You will be able to find links to the programs on the AMA Facebook page HERE.
You can read the news release about the virtual programs HERE.
JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2021 PROGRAMS AND EVENTS RESCHEDULED FOR LATER DATES
Because of the post-holidays spike in COVID-19 cases in the Albany area, events and programs scheduled for January and February have been moved to later dates.
The museum remains open to the public during its normal business hours.
You can get details on the changes HERE.
CHALKFEST IS MOVING ONLINE
The 3rd annual AMA ChalkFest, the museum's fall chalk art and craft beer festival, has been changed from a live street festival in downtown Albany to a virtual festival that will be conducted online.
Details are being worked out. You can read the latest about ChalkFest HERE.
Things we are doing at the AMA
GUIDELINES FOR OUR VISITORS
To ensure the safety of museum guests, members and staff, the Albany Museum of Art is asking all visitors to follow these guidelines:
Health officials information and recommendations