New Lighting at University Art Museum

The Museum will be closed from November 12 for the renovation of its exhibition and office lighting systems. This project is part of a campus-wide initiative of energy efficient upgrades which will reduce energy costs, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and improve interior and exterior illumination. More...

  • 2014 Artists of The Mohawk-Hudson Region


    The Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region exhibition rotates annually among the University Art Museum, The Hyde Collection, and the Albany Institute of History and Art, where it was held in 2014. Each year the Alumni Association's Grandma Moses Fund supports the Arthur N. Collins '48 Purchase Award allowing the museum to add significant works by alumni artists to the University Collections. More...

  • Museum Educator volunteers needed!


    There is now a great opportunity to be involved with the University Art Museum, through our volunteer educator program. Educators play an essential role within the museum in conducting exhibition tours and ensuring our visitors have a positive, welcoming, and informative experience. Through the exploration of contemporary art, educators engage both the public and university community. More...

  • An Evening with Lemon Andersen, video


    Lemon Andersen is a writer, performance artist, screen actor, and Tony Award-winning poet. Lemon is also a three-time felon who grew up in Brooklyn, the child of a Puerto Rican mother and Norwegian American father, both heroin addicts who died of AIDS before he was fifteen. Left to fend for himself, he dropped out of high school and spent years in jail and on probation. His attempts at rehabilitation faltered until he attended a poetry reading and discovered he had a gift for expressing himself through words. More...

  • Kathryn Zox MSW '83

    Making a Difference

    Nationally recognized radio host Kathryn Zox, whose talk show The Kathryn Zox Show airs on VoiceAmerica/World Talk Radio, has been a devoted friend of the museum for years. Inspired by the quality of the museum's programs, Kathryn made a major gift to underwrite the exhibition Day After Day: The Diaristic Impulse (Spring 2013). more More...
  • Ken Johnson MA '78

    Author and New York Times Art Critic

    Ken Johnson curated the Art Museum's exhibition After School Special: The 2011 Alumni Show and was honored by the University as an outstanding "UAlbany Alumni Achiever" in 2011. More...
  • Evan Ross BA '92

    Setting a Path

    As an undergraduate communications major with a minor in Fine Arts, Evan Ross interned at the University Art Museum. It was an experience that set him on a creative path leading to a position at San Francisco's Haines Gallery and subsequently to the New York fashion world. More...