Daytrip to Albany Institute of Art & History

  • Thursday, September 06, 2018
  • 9:30 AM
  • 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
  • 15

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View on Catskill Creek - Thomas Cole

Daytrip to Albany Institute of History & Art

featuring Hudson River School Landscape Paintings

Thursday, Sept 6, 2018, 9:30am

Your ticket includes roundtrip transportation from Lee via luxury coach, museum admission, docent tour, lunch in an elegant historic 19th century residence, time to explore other exhibits, and great company!

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is one of the oldest museums in the United States. Enjoy almost ninety paintings in their world renowned Hudson River School collection. Landscapes painted by such artists as Thomas Cole, Frederic Church, Jasper Cropsey and Asher Durant, capture America’s scenic grandeur in all its magnificence from rugged coastal scenery to imposing mountains and rivers as they reveal a visual history of 19th century America.

Click here for a New York Times article on the Hudson River School exhibit, including present day photographs of landscapes painted over a century ago.

Other special exhibits include:

A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade  
A whimsical cast of furred and feathered creatures appears before us as if from the enchanted dream of a child.

Thomas Cole’s Paper Trail
Early drawings, prints, letters, handwritten poems.
     

Registration is $70 for OLLI members, and $80 for non-members. You may register online here, by telephoning the OLLI Office at 413 236 2190, or by printing the registration form and mailing it in. Refunds only available if space filled from a waiting list.  

Thank you to OLLI's Special Events Committee for organizing this and so many other great OLLI events! Questions? Contact Special Event Committee Chair Arline Breskin at 413.243.3640 or 413.446.4102.



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