About Us

Albany Center Galleries is a non-profit art space dedicated to exhibiting skillful contemporary art of the Mohawk Hudson region, and building a strong, knowledgeable audience for the visual arts. We are a community-based and community supported organization. (Albany Center Galleries is supported by city, state, corporate and foundation funds, as well as fundraisers, individual donations and memberships.)


Albany Center Galleries mission is to exhibit the work of skillful contemporary artist of the Mohawk-Hudson Region and to build a strong and knowledgeable visual art audience.


Since Leslie Urbach opened the gallery's doors in 1977, over 700 of the finest contemporary artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region have exhibited here. Disciplines include painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, fiber arts, video, mixed media and installation. Currently housed in the Albany Public Library, the gallery hosts 7 on-site exhibitions annually as well as numerous public presentations of regional contemporary art.

Board of Trustees

William Harris, President
Carlsbury Gonzalez, Vice President
Jene Paduano-Teal, C.P.A., Treasurer
Martin Ryan, M.D., Secretary

Lisa Brown
Robert Gould

George Hofmann
Joan Oliver

James Panton
Lisa Reddy
Joel Spiro, M.D.
Michael Twentyman
Micheileen Treadwell
Edward Noel Wilson



Albany Center Galleries, 161 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210(518) 462-4775

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