Downtown Albany offers an Artful Scavenger Hunt


Bundle up and gather up your socially distanced team for the Artful Albany Scavenger Hunt, a companion piece to their new public art walking tour podcast. Check out Downtown’s incredible collection of public art for a chance to win great prizes from January 22 – February 1.

12 works in the #CapitalWalls, Open Gallery, and Winter Wonderland public art exhibits will be featured in the scavenger hunt. Using the clue sheet and this map of Downtown public art, track down the artwork, identify the artist, take a photo of you and your teammates in front of the piece, and submit your answers and photos to for the chance to win gift certificates to your favorite Downtown businesses.

Winners will be chosen at random from correct answer sheets. 1st prize: $150 in gift certificates to your team’s choice of business; 2nd prize: $75 in gift certificates; 3rd prize: $50 in gift certificates. Answers and photos must be submitted by 5:00 PM on February 1 to be eligible.

Find more information on the exhibits here.

Be sure to stop in for a bite at one of Downtown’s many restaurant options or do a little shopping at an independent retailer while on your scavenger hunt. Find a full list of Downtown businesses and hours here. 

Artful Albany is brought to you by the Downtown Albany BID, Discover Albany, and Albany Center Gallery. #CapitalWalls is made possible by the sponsorship of ParkAlbany and Albany Barn.

Click here to download the Artful Albany Scavenger Hunt clue sheet.

Please practice social distancing, wear appropriate masks and PPE, and be respectful of private property and the artwork while enjoying the Artful Albany Scavenger Hunt.

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