Gifted Small Works Exhibition and Artisan Fair

Friday, November 21, 2014, By: Sofeia Eddy

Whether you’re shopping for dozens or only for one,
For eight nights of gifting or one morning of fun,
Join us 1st Friday for the opening of “Gifted,”
We promise your holiday spirits will be lifted!
Gift a local artist some coin in their pocket
By shopping our gallery while sipping hot chocolate!

Join us for a night of live music, unique art, fashion, accessories, refreshments and more–made by local artists and artisans! Public reception to be held at Albany Barn (56 2nd St, Albany NY) on 1st Friday, December 5th from 5-9pm.

The 2nd annual small works exhibition & artisan fair will feature painting on silk– lessons with watercolor artist Mary Frances Millet, works by Stacy Kennedy, Desolation Road Photography, Ahsoego Productions with drum/dance classes, Ugly Sweater Photo Booth by Nicole Campon Photography, Fork Art by Matthew Bartik, paintings by Gary Maggio, limited edition paper prints by Caroline Morgan, paintings of locations around Albany by David Hinchen, jewelry & accessories made from vintage items by Nicole DeSantis, an A Cappella performance at 6:00pm by Saint Rose’s Girls Next Door and more!

Also, get information on our line up of events, classes, and workshops coming to The Barn in 2015!

*25% of all purchases made will help us to Raise the Barn!


Friday, October 31, 2014, By: Sofeia Eddy
artist: David Aimone

Albany Barn will be celebrating November’s First Friday with the opening reception of the group exhibition, Monochrome. This show features a variety of work, ranging in subject matter and medium from local established artists. Monochrome will highlight the individual talents and interests of these artists, while unifying their work through this monochromatic color scheme. (more…)

We’re taking ‘Creative License’ with your theatregoing experience…

Friday, October 31, 2014, By: kristen
Creative License

Creative License, a new theatre collective spearheaded by Aaron Holbritter and Casey Polomaine is changing the way the Capital Region experiences live theatre. In an attempt to make the experience more accessible, Creative License has scrapped the stuffy and tossed out the traditional in exchange for thought-provoking material that is simply well-done. (more…)

Help Albany Barn win $2,000.00!

Thursday, September 4, 2014, By: kristen
The Barn exterior

The Albany Barn has been nominated to become the Grand Finalist in the SAGECares Community Support program for 2014, sponsored by SAGE Computer Associates, honoring The Barn’s contribution to the Capital Region.

To become the Grand Finalist The Albany Barn must collect the most votes online to win.

Voting begins on Thursday, September 4th 2014 and ends on Wednesday, December 17th 2014.

You can vote once per device/computer during the contest and the first organization to receive 200 votes gets a $100 bonus – so vote today!

To vote for The Albany Barn click the link below and cast your vote now.


Four local designers sign on for Fusion 2014 Designers’ Challenge!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014, By: kristen

As we prepare to pay homage to Arbor Hill’s vibrant past during Fusion 2014 we are pleased to include in the mix some of Albany’s well established and up-and-coming fashion designers in the mix!  (more…)

Ahso Ego Productions & Sabali Present: Earth Rhythm Explosion!

Friday, August 22, 2014, By: kristen
Earth Rhythm Explosion

Join us at The Barn on Friday, August 29 from 6:00-11:00 p.m. for Earth Rhythm Explosion! A celebration of West African culture and the 1st Anniversary of SABALI at Albany Barn! (more…)

Albany Barn to Welcome Web Marketing Guru Michael Guerin

Friday, August 15, 2014, By: kristen

Join us at The Barn on September 18th for an informative SEO and web marketing seminar with Michael Guerin of Success Marketing LLC. (more…)

Free Summer Art Classes at Stage 1

Monday, July 7, 2014, By: Albany Barn

Albany Barn is offering two free summer art classes at Stage 1!

The first class is watercolor lessons with local artist, Megan Ruch! 

Each week your child will learn new skills in watercolor painting and get to create a new piece of artwork to take home!  Each class will begin with a group lesson, followed by one-on-one instruction and “free painting” time.

All supplies and instruction are provided FREE OF CHARGE!  Email for a registration form.  Send this form with your child on the first day!

Dates are July 8th, 15th, & 29th, August 5th &12th, and September 5th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

The second class is art lessons with local artist, Marcus Kwame Anderson

Each day your child will learn new mixed media art skills and get to create a new piece of artwork to take home, including a self-portrait!

All supplies and instruction are provided FREE OF CHARGE! Email for a registration form.  Send this form with your child on the first day!

Dates are July 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th from 9:30am – 12:00pm.

Each child will be able to select one piece to be shown in the gallery as part of Albany Barn’s Summer in the City Youth Talent Exhibition and will be invited to the opening reception on September 7th, 2014.


Stage 1 is located at 46-48 North Swan Street, Albany, NY 12210.

Have questions?  Email Albany Barn Staff at or call 518-935-4858.




Monday, July 7, 2014, By: Albany Barn

ALBANY, NY – Albany Barn, Inc. will present “Nightfall” on Friday, July 11th, 2014, at The Barn, Albany Barn’s headquarters located at 56 Second Street, Albany, NY 12210. (more…)

Confetti Stage Presents: Bent @ The Barn

Thursday, June 5, 2014, By: kristen

Friday, June 6th at 7:30 p.m celebrating Gay Pride Month, Confetti Stage presents Martin Sherman’s Bent, a riveting story of love in the midst of the Holocaust. (more…)

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