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Construction of Albright Art Gallery, 1901

Construction of Albright Art Gallery, 1901

Stories from the Archives, Lecture 2: Timeline of Changes to the 1905 and 1962 Buildings

By Archivist Gabrielle Carlo

Thursday, August 13, 2020 ● 12 pm
1 pm

FREE for members
Virtual Event

In this two-part lecture series, Archivist Gabrielle Carlo will take members on a historical tour of the long and rich history of the Albright-Knox, the sixth oldest public art institution in the United States. The museum's Archives Collection spans almost 160 years, includes materials ranging from Institutional Records to Special Collections, and serves as the institution’s collective memory.

This second presentation in the series will focus on the historic changes to the museum's 1905 and 1962 buildings, including construction, alterations, and renovations. It will begin with the construction of the 1905 building, explore the significant changes made during the construction of the 1962 building, and conclude with the 1998–1999 renovations.


This member-exclusive series is free for Albright-Knox members. Register online using the links below. Please register for each of the two lectures individually if you would like to attend the entire series. You will receive an email reminder the day of the lecture with directions for joining the webinar. Please contact with any questions or for assistance. If you are not a current member and you would like to attend, we invite you to join or renew now.

Register Online for Lecture 1 (August 6)
Register Online for Lecture 2 (August 13)

About the Speaker

Gabrielle Carlo received her B.A. in Vocal performance from Buffalo State College and M.A. in Musicology from the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College. Pursuant to her interest in archives, libraries, and the importance of preserving history, she earned her Master of Library and Information Science with a specialization in Archives from the University at Buffalo. Prior to serving as the Albright-Knox's Archivist, she worked as Assistant Music Archivist at the University at Buffalo and as Processing Archivist for the University Archives. She has hosted preservation workshops for the Library and Archives community in and around Buffalo and has been teaching Music History at Buffalo State College for almost eight years.

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