For the first Friday of each month the Museum stays open late, until 8 pm, to encourage Downtown visitation and to give our community more opportunity to see its history.
For February we will be hosting two local artists in our community room. Stop in to see great art work from Mickey Steffgen & Linda Ellsworth.
Floods are a natural, frequent event in the Willamette Valley. Unfortunately, their effects on our built environment and daily activity can be messy or even deadly. History Bites will present a discussion about floods in Albany: past, present, and future.
Join the Museum for another fun and informative History Bites. For November we will have a presentation about Adair Air Force Station and it's role in the cold-war defense of the United States.
The Albany Regional Museum will be open until 8:00 PM on First Fridays so that the Albany community and visitors can experience our shared culture and history
For November we will have local author Jim Lindsay in to sign and sell his latest book “Swerve”.
Attention all Museum Members you are cordially invited to attend our the Annual Membership Meeting. Join us for a short program from Wendy Kirbey, President of the Albany Carousel, on the first year of carousel operations. Followed by the State of the Museum and nominations for board members.
No charge for attendance, limited to Museum Members. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served at 5:30 pm. Presentation to begin at 6:15 pm.
Experience fine dining on the 8th Street Canal by Chef Matt Bennett, from Sybaris Bistro. Enjoy Cajun Creole cuisine in the spirit of New Orleans. Wines provided by Springhill Cellars Winery. Price to attend is $100 each and proceeds go to the Albany Regional Museum.
Join us at the Museum for the next installment of History Bites. This month we will be hosting Barry Valder as he discusses his family history with the Specialty Metals industry. Hear about the impact the Specialty Metals industry has had in our community and the opportunities it has offered to our friends and neighbors.
Refreshments will be provided. The event is free but donations are gladly accepted.
Come to Papa's Pizza in Corvallis (1030 SW 3rd) on June 25th from 11:00 AM to Midnight. The Albany Regional museum will receive 50% of the value of the food you purchase on that date only. You must present a special flyer (See link below to download flyer) at Papa's for ARM to receive this support. Beverages and take out orders are excluded. You can also purchase Fundraiser Bucks that are good for future purchases at Papa's. These bucks earn 25% of their value for the Museum.
Marcia Morse will present "Santiam Wagon Road History". Plan now to attend this interesting and informative event. No fee for this program.
Light refreshments will be available.
The Albany Regional Museum will be staying open until 8:00PM on the First Friday of each month. Albany community members, Museum volunteers and staff are invited to come and experience the rich and diverse cultural opportunities of Albany for four more hours very First Friday. See you there!