The $2 Million Would Help Facilitate Move of the AMA to Downtown Albany
The Albany Museum of Art on Monday morning asked the Dougherty County Commission to consider a $2 million leadership gift to help fund its relocation to downtown Albany.
Miller's Artwork Will Be on View at the Nation's Capital for a Year
Tyler Miller, a Dougherty Comprehensive High School junior, will have an opportunity this summer to see his artwork on display at the U.S. Capitol after winning the Congressional Art Competition for the Second Congressional District of Georgia. U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, presented the award to Miller on Thursday afternoon at the Albany Museum of Art.
Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax Funds Would Help Facilitate Move to Downtown
The Albany Museum of Art this morning asked the Albany City Commission for inclusion in the upcoming special-purpose local-option sales tax (SPLOST) referendum to help fund its relocation to downtown Albany.
The novel imagines the life of Christina Olson, the inspiration for one of America's best-known artworks
A Piece of the World, a novel by Christina Baker Kline inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s poignant painting Christina’s World, will be the topic of discussion when the AMA Art Lovers Book Club meets at 6 pm on Tuesday, May 17 at the Albany Museum of Art. The book club meetings are free and open to the public.
Visitors Have Until Saturday, April 23 to View the AMA Spring Exhibitions
Four art exhibitions have entered their final two weeks at the Albany Museum of Art.
Saturday, April 23 will be the final day to view The Way of Life, Works by Ray Pierotti in the Haley Gallery; Prismatic, Works by Melissa Huang in the East Gallery; Ordo naturalis, Works by Eric Mack in the McCormack Gallery, and African Artifacts of Spirituality and Identity from the Albany Museum of Art Permanent Collection in the Hodges Gallery. New exhibitions of works from the newly returned AMA permanent collection will open in those four galleries in mid-May.
Albany Museum of Art Director of Curatorial Services Katie Dillard directs the placement of a container of art objects that are part of the AMA permanent collection. Hundreds of art objects returned to the museum on Thursday after a five-year absence. The artworks had been at the Conservation Center in Chicago since the Jan 2, 2017 storms that severely damaged the Albany Museum of Art. (Photo: Albany Museum of Art/Jim Hendricks)
Part of the AMA’s Collection Had Been in Chicago Since the 2017 Storms
April 8 was a special homecoming for the Albany Museum of Art. For the first time since hurricane-force winds breached the roof of the Albany Museum of Art on Jan 2, 2017, the museum’s collection of art objects was back home.