The AMA Is Calling for Proposals from Artists for a Large-Scale Mural at Its Future Home
The Albany Museum of Art is excited to announce its Downtown Mural Project. An artist or team of artists will be selected to create an original, expansive mural that will temporarily cover a large portion of two exterior walls of the museum’s future home in downtown Albany.
High school and college essayists win $1,000 in total awards in the AMA's 7th annual writing competition
Both of the top winners in the 7th annual A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words essay contest were inspired by the same work of art--Still Life, a 1657 oil on oak panel painting by Dutch artist Pieter Claesz.
Aleesa Kruse, a student at Lee County High School, took first place in the High School Division with her essay The Feast. The same artwork inspired Tasmyn McCauley, a student at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, to write Sharp Edges, which won first place in the College Division.
Dr. Grace Harpster’s Lecture Will Be Followed by an Albany Chorale Concert
In a cultural double feature of sight and sound, art historian Dr. Grace Harpster’s lecture on Renaissance and Baroque art on Thursday evening, Oct 21, 2021, at the Albany Museum of Art will be immediately followed by a performance of music from the periods by the Albany Chorale. Both events are free and open to the public.
Relax, refresh and revive with beautiful artworks and soothing sounds
In a setting of captivating Renaissance and Baroque paintings, soothing tones will help you relax, renew and revive when The Art of Sound returns to the Albany Museum of Art on Saturday, Oct 23, 2021.
Adults, Students, and Children Can Participate for Free at Nov 13 Art Festival
Albany Museum of Art ChalkFest on Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 will be a communitywide event, and the call is out for community artists of all ages to participate in five amateur chalk artist categories.
Wristbands may be purchased at discounted prices ahead of the Nov 13 festival
Publix VIP Experience and tasting tickets for AMA ChalkFest: Masterpieces are now available for purchase by the public. The Albany Museum of Art’s popular chalk art, live music and food street festival returns to the 100 block of Pine Avenue in downtown Albany on Saturday, Nov 13, 2021.
ASU Art Professor Charles Williams Will Present an Artist’s Perspective in Lecture
Albany State University Art Professor Charles “Chazz” Williams will share his fascination with history—especially art history—at 5:30 pm Thursday, Oct 7 at the Albany Museum of Art in the second in a series of lectures on Renaissance and Baroque art and culture.
Williams, a professor of visual art, art appreciation and art history at Albany State, will speak on the topic Multi-culturalism and the Artist Perspective in Renaissance Art. The AMA is located at 311 Meadowlark Drive.