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See You In September!

We'll see you in September with a new exhibition and the return of the Pop-Up Beer Garden series!

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The Opalka Gallery

Offering the Sage community, as well as the greater Capital Region, a place to gather for exhibitions, lectures, films, and other performances.

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A Home for Modern Art

“Inner View Nexus Open I” by the sculptor Caroline Ramersdorfer is permanently on view outside the Opalka Gallery.

Caroline Ramersdorfer sculpture
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Welcome to Opalka Gallery

Opalka Gallery is the formal exhibition facility of Russell Sage College.

Located on the Albany campus, Opalka’s primary focus is on modern and contemporary art and design from nationally recognized artists. An important part of the cultural life in the Capital Region, the Gallery frequently hosts lectures, films, concerts, and other events in conjunction with its exhibitions.

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Gallery Hours

The Gallery is now closed until September 3, when we reopen with a new exhibition, Painting at Night.

Become a Member!

Support Local Arts

Membership supports local arts in our region through our programs and exhibitions and helps us bring thought-provoking contemporary art to the Capital Region. Members receive early access to events, discounts on publications, and invites to members-only receptions and tours.

  • Emerging Artist + Student: $30
  • Individual Member: $65
  • Sustaining Member: $120 (members at this level receive North American Reciprocal Museum membership, with free admission and discounts at venue across the country)