Visual Arts
The visual arts program at The Albany Academies is designed to advance students' ability to discover and develop their own voices through artistic expression. The art program allows students to pursue their interests in a variety of courses that both challenge and stimulate their minds. Our students are frequently recognized for their talent through the opportunity to feature their work at art shows and exhibits throughout the Capital Region.

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  • Lower School Visual Art

    The visual arts program is focused on building confidence, creativity and problem-solving skills in children. Art history and varying cultural practices are a common thread of reference throughout the program. Hands-on, interactive problem-solving are the means for reaching the goal of creating through exploration and experimentation. As children work their way through the art program, they gain a vocabulary and understanding of the concepts of art while unique interpretations are supported. Art appreciation and awareness are at the center of this program.
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  • Middle School Visual Art

    The visual arts program at The Albany Academies is designed to advance students' ability to discover and develop their own voices through artistic expression. The Middle School art program provides students with the opportunity to express themselves through a wide range of techniques and media. This is a time for them to explore and master basic skills such as drawing, painting and sculpting. There is also frequent collaboration with projects in other academic areas such as Science, History and Social Studies.
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  • Upper School Visual Art

    The visual arts program at The Albany Academies is designed to advance students' ability to discover and develop their own voices through artistic expression. Art programs, such as Digital Photography, Ceramics and Advanced Studio art allows students to pursue their interests in a variety of courses that both challenge and stimulate their minds creatively.
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The Albany Academies

The Albany Academy: 135 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2300  Fax: 518.427.7016 

Albany Academy for Girls: 140 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2300  Fax: 518.463.5096

Schellenberger Alumni/ae Center: 93 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2414 Fax: 518.429.2380

Our Mission

Who We Are: The Albany Academies—The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls—develop capable and confident students through single-gender education in the Lower and Middle School, and through coordinate education in the Upper School.

What We Do: Employing individualized and positive education, The Albany Academies provide students with the knowledge, skills, and character needed for leadership and success in the creative, entrepreneurial century that lies ahead.