Art & Music

Albany Public Library is hosting “Lasting Impression,” a new Art at APL exhibit curated by Opalka Gallery, at its Pine Hills Branch. The exhibition opens on Friday, June 3, with a reception from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. The opening reception includes light refreshments and live music by the Albany High...

Indoor public art returns to Albany Public Library with the “Pieced Together” exhibit, curated by Opalka Gallery, which opens on Friday, Oct. 1, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Pine Hills Branch. The opening reception includes light refreshments and live music from Jazz for a Cause. This reception ...

APL is excited to introduce Creativebug to our community! With your APL library card, you can now enjoy free, unlimited access to thousands of online arts and crafts classes. View classes anytime, anywhere, and take on projects at your own pace. You can access Creativebug from a computer or downlo...

A youth program at Albany Public Library aims to address systemic racism and uplift BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) artists through art and performance. “Branching Out: Amplified Voices” is a partnership program with APL, Youth FX, Albany Barn, and the Albany Center Gallery, and i...

We invite you to view the new Creative Curbsides art exhibitions at our Bach and Arbor Hill/West Hill branches! This new public art project was done in partnership with Opalka Gallery as part of the Art at APL program. The art graces the front windows of the Bach Branch and the Arbor Hill/West Hill...

Albany Public Library announces a new initiative, Creative Curbsides, which will provide local artists a chance to propose site-specific public artworks at two of its most frequented branches at a time when the libraries are meeting a large demand for curbside pickups. Creative Curbsides will creat...