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Press Kit: Innovation Lab

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The Innovation Lab harnesses the Albright-Knox's entrepreneurial spirit and desire to address social and economic issues through the implementation of projects that further the museum's mission and have a positive impact on diverse communities.

It engages in a series of intellectual collaborations across an array of disciplines in the arts, sciences, and technology. These partnerships enable the Lab to explore new ideas and develop solutions that address a wide variety of issues. It serves as a catalyst for creative ideas and the development of their concepts, redefining the museum of the 21st Century as a vibrant space at the heart of the community.

Press Releases

Albright-Knox’s Collaborative Project Recommended for NEA Research Grant
May 16, 2019

SACRA’s Inaugural Class of Trainees Ready to Graduate
January 10, 2018

AK Innovation Lab’s SACRA Project Recognized with NEA Our Town Grant
June 15, 2017

Project to Build Upon Buffalo’s Architectural Heritage Launched by Albright-Knox Innovation Lab
February 10, 2016

ArtGames 2.0 Launch Event at the Albright-Knox
June 29, 2015

Albright-Knox Announces AK Innovation Lab, Expands the Notion of What a Twenty-First Century Museum Can Be
April 16, 2015

Initiative Sponsors

The AK Innovation Lab was founded with leadership support from The John R. Oishei Foundation, The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. 

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