Albany Institute of History and Art

125 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12210
Phone: 518-463-4478
Fax: 518-462-1522
Contact:
Hannah Cox - 518-463-4478 x415 - coxh@albanyinstitute.org
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Albany Institute of History and Art

About

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is one of the oldest museums in the country. Originally organized to promote the practical application of the agricultural, scientific and manufacturing arts, today, the museum and library are dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the art, history, and culture of the upper Hudson Valley region from the 17th century to the present.

Albany Institute of History and Art is a member of the Capital District Library Council.

Collections

Albany Institute of History and Art Library Digital Images

This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.

John Quincy Adams Ward Papers Digital Collection

This collection contains materials from the papers of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, 1800-1933.