the Albany County Historical Association has a dynamic internship program.  We are pleased to host quarterly interns and offer stipends for completed programs thanks to a generous benefactor. 

We are currently looking for a Spring Intern, view the description and application instructions by clicking HERE.

Educational Programming

The ACHA provides a variety of educational programming, focusing on the history and culture of Albany County. Please consider sponsoring one of our worthwhile programs!

ACHA presents several events throughout the year, the following are a sample...

Help us to preserve, promote, and present Albany history and culture by sponsoring ACHA programming. Contact the Ten Broeck Mansion at 518-436-9826 or

Living History Day

Held on the first Sunday in May, a free event featuring historic re-enactors, mansion tours, music, vendors, and pony rides and a petting zoo. There are vendors from local farms and shops offering many unique and handmade goods as well. This event typically sees more than 200 visitors to the Ten Broeck Mansion grounds during the event.

Summer Archeology Camp

Open to 5th and 6th graders, this week-long camp is conducted by professional archeologists. Campers conduct a real archeological dig and clean, catalog, and display their discoveries. ACHA offers scholarships to low income campers.

Halloween Season Events

Haunted tours, haunted pub crawls, and special lectures. Be sure to keep ACHA and Ten Broeck in mind when checking out Halloween events. 

Holiday House

A series of events in December highlighting the Ten Broeck Mansion for the holidays. Includes musical events, teas, lectures, and a children’s story hour. The events are enhanced by a holiday shop open during every event and visits from the Dutch “Sinterklaas.” These holiday events culminate in the Twelfth Night Dinner in January and brings hundreds of people to the mansion to see the lavish, traditionally decorated rooms.

Fossieck Lecture Series

A series of free lectures on various aspects of Albany history and culture. On average, lectures attract anywhere from 30 to 60 attendees.

Fine Art and Craft Exhibits

The Ten Broeck Mansion Exhibit Room displays 3 to 6 exhibits on art or history throughout the year. Often features the work of local artists and interesting historic displays about Albany County.

Jansen/Cohen Summer Concert Series

The Ten Broeck Gardens hosts a series of concerts every summer. Performances have included jazz, blues, classical, rock, and folk.