Arts and Culture

The UAlbany campus boasts a thriving cultural scene. From world-class art exhibitions to the New York State Writers Institute, you'll find plenty of ways to stretch your mind and renew your spirit. For example:

The The University Art Museum houses more than 2,000 outstanding works of art and presents six to eight new exhibitions each year.

The Performing Arts Center sponsors a full season of performances and lectures each year. From musical comedy to flamenco guitar, the PAC season offers something for everyone.

The Department of Music presents a wide array of musical performances throughout the year, ranging from student recitals to international guest artists. The Department also offers degree programs in the study of music.

Department of Theatre performances take place throughout the academic year.

The New York State Writers Institute sponsors author visits and residencies, film screenings, symposia, panel discussions, stage readings, and writing workshops for adults and high school students.