First Friday

Modeled after a program used in a number of cities throughout the country, galleries in the Center Square area, along with a handful of others in the city, all hold their openings on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. It allows visitors to stroll from one opening to the next, soaking up art, conversation and refreshments.


City of Albany Special Events

The City of Albany, NY Office of Special Events plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.


Downtown Albany BID

The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) organization has worked to restore, promote and maintain the character and vitality of downtown Albany and improve the quality of life for everyone in the heart of the Capital District.



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An all day event sponsored by WEQX and Pearl Street Downtown Bars and Restaurants featuring art by the Albany Center Gallery and live music from top bands.



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