Albany Museum of Art
Albany, GA 31707
With a history spanning over 30 years, the museum presents various exhibitions each year in eight different gallery spaces. Our exhibition program is designed to reflect diverse cultures, periods, aesthetic styles, and movements. The Albany Museum of Art houses an impressive permanent collection, which includes one of the largest collections of sub-Saharan African art in the Southeast.
Our AMAzing Space Gallery provides interactive learning through hands-on experiences for children of all ages.
Admission is free but donations are welcome to those that support the arts.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours
Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round
Near Interstate Highway
Suitable for Ages
Masterworks From The International Guild Of Realism
03/11/2016 - 06/11/2016
Masterworks from the International Guild of Realism is a new initiative to recognize achievement in realism. The exhibition consists of about 70 artworks by 65 artists selected by a jury-of-peers.
Contemporary realism emerged in America in the late 1960s and early 1970s as a movement concerned with the straightforward realistic approach to representation which continues to be widely practiced in this post-abstract era and is different than photorealism, which is somewhat exaggerated, ...read more
True Likeness: The Black South Of Richard Samuel Roberts
03/11/2016 - 05/28/2016
Whenever your eyes drift while viewing the work of photographer Richard Samuel Roberts, they will always return to the faces. There's a story to tell in each one, stories of dignity, determination and strength of spirit.
Roberts, a self-taught African American photographer, is celebrated for the remarkable portraits he took of black Columbians between 1920 and 1936 while living in South Carolina. The AMA's exhibit of Robert's photographs will give visitors an opportunity to examine 20 ...read more
Full Spectrum Wildlife: Selections From Our Permanent Collection
03/11/2016 - 05/30/2016
The Evans Gallery is the home to our wildlife collection, and this year we are bringing more color to the exhibit. We have brought out some of our major wildlife pieces for this show, such as Ripley's Quails in Flight, as well as a few J.J. Audubon and Menaboni pieces. Juxtaposing the traditional with the playful, we have included Theodore Waddell's whimsical Longhorn Drawing #10. Last year, Waddell was gracious enough to donate this piece upon the conclusion of his fantastic show here last...read more
Revisiting The Permanent Collection: From African Hands
03/11/2016 - 01/31/2017
The MillerCoors gallery is the permanent home for the Albany Museum of Art's extensive sub-Saharan African art collection. The collection is constantly reevaluated and rotated through the gallery in an attempt to reinterpret the history of the artforms of the African continent and the connections between the artists of different geographic regions and the larger art historical context.read more
03/22/2016 - 05/31/2016
Join us every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for an activity, gallery exploration and story time. Toddler Tuesday is a great opportunity for toddlers and parents to explore and create! Children will create works inspired by our collection of art and have time to learn and play in our AMAzing Space interactive children's gallery. This event is open to the public and free for members and $5 for non-members.read more
Papillon & Pâté
03/23/2016 - 10/01/2016
In this exhibition, there is a heavy presence of the Paris Art Nouveau movement. It was an international affair that represented the beginning of a new and youthful style, but was sadly short-lived. The Art Nouveau style stemmed from several influences. It was present in many European cities such as Brussels and Paris, and spanned across several areas of design, including architecture, furniture design, interior design and jewelry.read more