Special Concert & Event Series Exploring Capital Region Cultural Heritage

Organized by Albany Pro Musica

Ongoing Exhibits

The Capital Region in 50 Objects

This exhibition uses artifacts to tell the history and distinct character of New York’s Capital Region. Drawing on objects from Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties, the exhibition invites visitors to explore the rich and diverse people, places, and events that are rooted here and those that have influenced the nation and beyond. Now through April 3.

www.albanyinstitute.org

Traders and Culture: Colonial Albany and the Formation of American Identity

This exhibition looks at the diverse peoples who shaped colonial Albany and the objects that reflect their interests, values, commercial, and social interactions. The values they held and culture they shaped have defined us today as Americans. Ongoing. Albany Institute of History and Art, 125 Washington Ave., Albany

www.albanyinstitute.org

Visions of Troy, 1816-2016

The Rensselaer County Historical Society celebrates Troy’s 200 years as a City with the new exhibit, Visions of Troy, 1816-2016. Focusing on 1816, 1866, 1916, 1966, and 2016, this exhibit uses the objects and stories of the many people who made Troy a vibrant community leading the way in commerce, technology and innovation right up to the present day. Special gallery talks, lectures, and walking tours are planned. RCHS website for details – or call 518-272-7232x11 Thursday-Saturday, noon to 5pm or by appointment. Rensselaer County Historical Society, 57 Second Street, Troy

www.rchsonline.org

The American Italian Heritage Museum

The largest Italian American museum in the East, with ten rooms of exhibits including the Italian Cultural Center, the museum is devoted to recording and preserving the contributions of Italian heritage and culture to our society Open Friday 11am-2pm., Saturday 12 noon - 3 pm, and by appointment. 1227 Central Ave., Albany

www.americanitalianmuseum.org

Boomtown: Immigration, Technology, and Urban Schenectady

In this interactive exhibit, leave your mark on our map, find your favorite hat style, dance to music from different eras, and imagine what it would be like to emigrate today. Discover why people emigrate, and immigration’s impact on Schenectady’s urban and cultural landscapes. Monday-Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305

www.schenectadyhistorical.org

A City of Immigrants Event Listing Ongoing Exhibits