Downtown Albany

The prize period for the Artful Albany Spring Scavenger Hunt has ended. You can still play along on your own time by downloading the clue sheet here and hunting down the pictured artwork. Check your work by downloading the answer sheet here

Gather up your socially distanced squad for the Artful Albany Spring Scavenger Hunt, a companion piece to our public art walking tour podcast. Check out Downtown's incredible collection of public art for a chance to win great prizes from April 2 - 12, 2021.

12 works in the  #CapitalWalls, Open Gallery and Downtown is Pawsome 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 to win Downtown Albany Gift Cards, redeemable at 30+ businesses. 1st prize: $150 gift certificate; 2nd prize: $75 gift certificate; 3rd prize: $50 gift certificate. Find more information on the Downtown Albany Gift Card and participating locations here

Answers and photos must be submitted by 12:00 PM on April 12 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 in partnership with Albany Barn, Albany Center Gallery and ParkAlbany.

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.