Albany Art Museum requests $8 million from Albany City Commission

Albany Museum of Art Executive Director Andrew Wulf addresses the Albany City Commission on Tuesday. The museum is requesting $8 million in sales tax money to help fund renovations for the move from Gillionville Road to the former Belk’s building in downtown Albany.

ALBANY — The Albany Museum of Art has projected funding the renovation of the former Belk’s building for its move downtown will take nearly $35 million, and on Tuesday a representative requested an $8 million contribution from the city of Albany.

Museum Executive Director Andrew Wulf made the request for funding through the next special-purpose local-option sales tax initiative during an Albany City Commission work session.

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