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EDUCATOR RESOURCES
The Albright-Knox provides a variety of resources for teachers, including the Art’scool program, which provides free guided school tours for K–12 students, the annual “Inspired” juried exhibition contest, and educators’ workshops and events; lesson plans that correspond to the museum’s Collection and special exhibitions; and scavenger hunts designed to enhance K–12 students’ visits to the museum.

EDUCATOR RESOURCES

The Albright-Knox provides a variety of resources for teachers, including the Art’scool program, which provides free guided school tours for K–12 students, the annual “Inspired” juried exhibition contest, and educators’ workshops and events; lesson plans that correspond to the museum’s Collection and special exhibitions; and scavenger hunts designed to enhance K–12 students’ visits to the museum. View Educator Resources

Fine Art Collection

Since its incorporation in 1862, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery has been dedicated to acquiring, exhibiting, and preserving modern and contemporary art, with a particular emphasis on the collection, presentation, and interpretation of the artistic expressions of our times. Learn More about Our Fine Art Collection

Digital Initiatives

The Albright-Knox maintains a series of digital education and exploration resources related to its history and Collection. We hope that these resources will enhance your AK experience and help you connect with art in new ways. Explore Digital Initiatives

RESEARCH COLLECTIONS

In addition to our Fine Art Collection, the museum houses a Library Collection containing publications on fine art and architecture, as well as exhibition catalogues, reference resources, ephemera files, various special collections, and archival collections.

Library

The G. Robert Strauss, Jr. Memorial Library is a research and study center at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The library collects, preserves, and makes available scholarly resources that reflect the museum’s Collection of modern and contemporary art.
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Gallery Archives

The Gallery Archives contains the official records of the museum and its volunteer organizations, including director’s correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the museum’s history. Learn More about the Gallery Archives 

Special Collections

The Library & Archives Special Collections include first and rare editions, artists’ books, special ephemera, and art objects. Special Collections also includes the personal papers collection of Natalie and Irving Forman.
Learn More about Special Collections