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Have some fun with your colleagues after the conference sessions end!

All special events require pre-registration during Conference Registration. Space is limited. If you have already registered and would like to join us please email MANY here.

Museum Association of New York Dinner 
90 State Street

Sunday, March 29 - 7:00pm

Show your support for your museum association at the historic 90 State Street ballroom. Located across the street from our host hotel, 90 State Street is rolling out the red carpet for conference attendees to enjoy an evening of good food and better company. 

Ticket includes dinner, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. Cash Bar available.

MANY Members: $85

Museum Professionals: $95

Support MANY programming and service to the field!

Inside 90 State Street in Downtown Albany

Cocktails at the Corning Observation Deck 
Monday, March 30 - 5:00 - 7:00pm

After a busy day of listening, conversing, and networking, head up Corning Tower for views of the Hudson Valley unfold at the top of Albany's highest building and join MANY on the 42nd Floor for cocktails, light appetizers, and live music. Take in the 360-degree breathtaking views of New York's Capital City while reflecting on the partnerships discussed throughout the day. 

MANY Members: $55

Museum Professionals: $65

Sponsored by Advance Media NY.

Aerial Views of Albany from the Corning Observation Deck

Out and About in Albany

Monday, March 30 7 - 9 PM

NYS Capitol Evening Tour SOLD OUT!

Explore the historic NYS Capitol, the seat of New York State Government. These tours are free but advance registration is required.

Beer Pub Trolley Tour

Enjoy sipping your way through 400 years of brewing culture in downtown Albany with this unique guided history tour! Stops include: Druthers, Albany Pump Station, and Fort Orange Brewing. Trolley transportation provided to and from the Hilton Albany and each pub. Each stop includes a complimentary beer tasting.

MANY Members: $45

Museum Professionals: $55

Tickets available when you register.

Evening Tour of the New York State Education Building

The New York State Education Building was completed in 1912, was the first major governmental building constructed exclusively for educational purposes and it originally housed both the NYS Library and the NYS Museum. This architectural tour includes stops at the Liberty Bell replica, the Rotunda, the Regents Room, and a viewing of the monumental artwork “The Genius of America” in Chancellor’s Hall.  

This tour is free but advance registration is required. Sign up when you register for the conference.

Register for these events when you register for the 2020 Conference.

New York State Capitol, photo courtesy Discover Albany

Inside Albany Pump Station, photo courtesy Discover Albany

New York State Education Building, photo courtesy Discover Albany

Late Night Trivia at the Hilton Albany

Monday, March 30
9:30 PM

Does your squad have what it takes to be crowned MANY trivia champion? Grab some friends, some colleagues, and your museum peers, for a trivia night unlike any other! 

Light late-night snacks and a cash bar will be available. Trivia will be held at the Hilton Albany.

Trivia is free for all conference attendees but registration is required.

Sponsored by POW! Paul Orselli Workshop.

Sessions Lounge at the Hilton Albany

Cancellation Policy

Special Event Tickets are non refundable. Schedule subject to change.

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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