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After Hours: Construction Edition—We’re Going to Need a Bigger Truck: Documenting and Preparing the Collection for Reopening

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

6 pm - 7 pm EDT

Composite of still images documenting the installation process of Louise Nevelson’s Sky Cathedral, 1958, by members of the Curatorial Department. Artwork: © Estate of Louise Nevelson / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Video: Amanda Smith for Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

$15 general admission / FREE for members
Virtual Event

An evening with:

  • Holly E. Hughes, Godin-Spaulding Senior Curator for the Collection
  • Kelly Carpenter, Imaging, Visual Resources, and Digital Assets Manager
  • Ryan McDaniel, Lead Art Preparator
  • Catherine Scrivo Baker, Registrar for the Collection

What does it take to display the museum’s collection in your future Buffalo AKG Art Museum? When you encounter your favorite artworks on view, you are seeing the results of careful collaboration across many departments, from ongoing care and conservation to physical installation and digital documentation.

Join us for this third presentation in the After Hours: Construction Edition series to learn about the behind-the-scenes work to preserve and share the collection you love, and meet the staff members who oversee its preparation, installation, documentation, and digitization.


RSVP/buy tickets online, or contact 716.270.8247 or

If you are a member, please register for or sign in to your Albright-Knox website account in order to receive your members' discount. Your discount will appear after selecting a Member Adult ticket and then updating your cart information and proceeding through checkout. If you experience issues or the discount is not applied to your order, please contact us using the information above.

If you are the employee of a Corporate Supporter of the Albright-Knox, please contact the Membership office at 716.270.8247 or

Registrants will receive a link to join this virtual event the morning of the program, as well as a link to watch a recording of the event after it has concluded.

About After Hours

After Hours is a program traditionally available to members at the Professional level and above and to employees of our corporate supporters. This year, we’re making this virtual series available to all membership levels as a token of thanks for your ongoing support. Learn More and View Series