Shortly after fireworks mark the beginning of the new year, activity will explode at the Albany Museum of Art with new art exhibitions, a community concert, multiple painting and art classes, a college student session of Courageous Conversations About Race, a book club meeting, and the museum’s first-ever theatrical classes.
Enjoy a Creative Winter Evening with Friends at the Albany Museum of Art
Grab your spouse, a date, or a friend, or paint solo at the next Corks & Canvases Painting Party at the AMA. You can enjoy a glass of wine and snacks while you get step-by-step instructions on how to recreate your own interpretation of a famous work of art. At the Thursday, Jan 19, 2023 paint party, the participants will paint their interpretations of Woman at the Garden, an 1873 painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Pictured from left are Philip Gentry, United Way of Southwest Georgia special projects manager; Anna Plowden, Westover High School graduate; Chloe Hinton, Albany Museum of Art director of development and membership; Brianna McCoy, Dougherty High School student; Jovi Hall, Deerfield-Windsor School student; Sophie Singleton, DWS student; Leeann Feng, Lee County High School student; Annie Vanoteghem, AMA director of education and public programming; Jayla Carmichael, DHS student, and Shaunae Motley, United Way of Southwest Georgia president and CEO. (Photo: Albany Museum of Art)
Courageous Conversations About Race: College Edition Is Jan 13 at the AMA
Metro Albany students traveled with the Albany Museum of Art to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens to participate in a panel discussion on Nov 29 at the Georgia Grantmakers Alliance conference. During the panel, these students discussed the impact of the AMA’s Courageous Conversations about Race program.
Beginning Wednesday, Dec 21, AMA Card Can Be Downloaded to Your Phone
Beginning Dec 21, your Albany Museum of Art membership card will be at your fingertips wherever you go! “Your AMA membership card is joining the digital age.” Director of Development and Membership Chloe Hinton said. “We are thrilled to offer our new digital membership cards, which can be downloaded and saved to your smartphone.”
Guests at Art Ball 2022 were acquainted with the Albany Museum of Art’s future downtown Albany home, the former Belk department store. The building at 140 W. Broad Ave. will again provide an industrial chic backdrop on Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 for AMA Art Ball: Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler. (Photo: Albany Museum of Art/Madyson Grace Photography)
Albany Museum of Art Fundraiser Event Returns Saturday, Feb 25, 2023
After a successful debut in 2022 as the venue for AMA Art Ball, the Albany Museum of Art’s signature annual celebration of art and the community will return to the museum’s future home in downtown Albany on Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 for AMA Art Ball: Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler.
Six Weekly Acting Workshops for Kids in K-5th Grade Start Jan 10 at the AMA
Scratching your head over a unique Christmas gift for your child? Is Santa looking for something extra special to place in a child’s stocking?
Why not give your child the opportunity to be a star on stage? Starting on Jan 10, 2023, the Albany Museum of Art is presenting a new weekly workshop─Kids Take the Stage at the Museum.
Albany Museum of Art Event Features Art, Waffles, Movies, and a Green Guest
What kid wouldn’t love to spend a crisp winter morning in festive holiday pajamas while eating waffles, decorating ornaments, writing a letter to Santa, making reindeer food, and watching Christmas movies?
Why, it’s the sort of thing that could even make the grouchy ol’ Grinch’s heart grow three sizes!
Free Event on Dec 10 Is Final Opportunity to See Fighters for Freedom Exhibition at the AMA
The City of Albany Recreation & Parks Department is joining again with the Albany Museum of Art to bring Family Day to Southwest Georgia. The event is free and open to the public.
Come out to the museum, 311 Meadowlark Drive in Albany, 10 am-1 pm on Saturday, Dec 10 for an artfully fun time, including kid-friendly take-home art projects, such as suncatchers and super-hero masks. They also can participate in gallery scavenger hunts in the galleries.
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