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Art Galleries and Exhibits In and Around the Albany Area

Interested in learning more about the art scene in Albany? From museums to unique galleries featuring contemporary art to arts centers offering educational opportunities, there is something for everyone in the Capital Region! Spend the day perusing through the area's galleries or take part in a fun "paint and sip" class, there are several great options. Check out where you can visit below:

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Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is voted the BEST Paint & Sip! FREE MAC N' CHEESE BAR! Fun Music, Specialty Cocktails, Seasonal Sangrias, Tipsy Scoop, Craft Draft Beers & more! Locations in the beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
Albany Barn at night
Albany Barn, Inc.
Albany, NY
Albany Barn is dedicated to providing a sustainable creative arts incubator and community arts center in Arbor Hill - a place for artists to live, work and inspire.
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The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Troy, NY
The Arts Center of the Capital Region engages people in the creative experience. We are the region's preeminent proponent of the arts & creative education, expression, and appreciation, serving people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.
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Painting with a Twist
Latham, NY
Painting with a Twist in Latham, NY is a fun paint & sip studio where you can connect with friends over a glass of wine, your favorite snacks, and a night of laughs. No creative or artistic skills are needed, so come and paint your masterpiece!
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The National Upholstering Design Studio / Gallery
Albany, NY
The National Upholstering Design Studio/Gallery offers custom upholstering and design and also showcases original art by local artists. They're open 9am to 1pm Monday to Friday, and on weekends and evenings by appointment.
Sorelle Gallery
Albany, NY
Sorelle Gallery is a full service Fine Art Gallery and Art Consulting firm located in Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany NY. Carrying a wide variety of traditional and contemporary art, there is something for everyone!
Albany Institute of History & Art
Albany, NY
Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is New York's oldest museum. It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and the upper Hudson Valley region.
Certified Framing & Gallery
Loudonville, NY
The quality of a Manhattan framing gallery right here in the Capital Region! With outstanding qualifications and extensive experience, Certified Framing & Gallery makes customer satisfaction their first priority. Stop in and see for yourself!
Morningside Gallery
Latham, NY
Morningside Gallery offers a broad range of original works by a wide range of artists employing both traditional and modern techniques. Additionally, Morningside offers 43 years of custom framing experience ranging from mirrors to shadow boxes.