Terrarium Workshop with Forage + Sundry


Fort Orange General Store will host a make-your-own terrarium workshop at their location at 412 Broadway on September 9.

Tickets | $65.00 | Register online

Make your own terrarium! Closed terrariums are easy to care for as they need low/filtered sun light and watering only 3-4 times per year! They add spark of creative inspiration to any room. Instructors will cover all you need to know in creating and maintaining your terrarium!

1st Friday | September 2017


1st Friday is a free monthly arts and cultural event that takes place on the 1st Friday of every month in Albany, NY. Event sponsors and participants host events from 5:00 to 9:00 PM in various neighborhoods throughout the city. 1st Friday is an active and unique collaboration between the Upstate Artists Guild (UAG), Lark Street BID, the local arts community and local businesses.

1st Friday | September 2017


1st Friday is a free monthly arts and cultural event that takes place on the 1st Friday of every month in Albany, NY. Event sponsors and participants host events from 5:00 to 9:00 PM in various neighborhoods throughout the city. 1st Friday is an active and unique collaboration between the Upstate Artists Guild (UAG), Lark Street BID, the local arts community and local businesses.

Building for Tomorrow 2017


Capitalize Albany Corporation will host Building for Tomorrow 2017 on Tuesday, November 14

Register online

Join the Capitalize Albany Corporation board of directors and staff to celebrate this year’s citywide economic development accomplishments and an extraordinary year of investment.

Before and after the program, attendees will have the unique opportunity to network with staff, the board members, elected officials and Capitalize Albany’s investor base all in one place.

Building for Tomorrow 2017


Capitalize Albany Corporation will host Building for Tomorrow 2017 on Tuesday, November 14

Register online

Join the Capitalize Albany Corporation board of directors and staff to celebrate this year’s citywide economic development accomplishments and an extraordinary year of investment.

Before and after the program, attendees will have the unique opportunity to network with staff, the board members, elected officials and Capitalize Albany’s investor base all in one place.

New NYS Museum Exhibit | Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal


The Erie Canal directed the course of New York and American history. When it opened in 1825, this “boldest and biggest American engineering project of its century” unlocked the Western interior for trade and settlement. Boomtowns sprang up along the canal’s path and New York City, with its deep harbor connecting to the Hudson River, grew to be the nation’s most powerful center of international trade. 

Bombshell Hair & Beauty Studio Now Open at 488 Broadway


The City of Albany and the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) held the official grand opening of Bombshell Hair & Beauty Studio, located within the Arcade Building at 488 Broadway, on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan, salon owner, Kelly Brunina, and Georgette Steffens, executive director of the Downtown Albany BID, delivered remarks followed by a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

September in the City


The City of Albany presents the 2017 September in the City Art Fair series. The Art Fair will be held each Thursday of September (plus Thursday, October 5) from 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM in downtown Albany’s DiNapoli Park (Broadway & Pine Street).

September in the City is a midday showcase for local art, music and culture, featuring exhibits and work available for purchase from regional mixed media artists and crafters, with a different live musical act providing the soundtrack each week.

September in the City


The City of Albany presents the 2017 September in the City Art Fair series. The Art Fair will be held each Thursday of September from 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM in downtown Albany’s DiNapoli Park (Broadway & Pine Street).

September in the City is a midday showcase for local art, music and culture, featuring exhibits and work available for purchase from regional mixed media artists and crafters, with a different live musical act providing the soundtrack each week.

Albany Center Gallery | Future 40 Gala


Albany Center Gallery (ACG) will host the Future 40 Gala from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Renaissance Albany Hotel, located at 144 State Street.

By attending ACG's annual gala, you will play an important role in keeping visual art alive in a revitalized downtown Albany, as well as contributing directly to our region’s rich culture, economic livelihood, and history.