Upper W Side

2 Lincoln Square

New York, NY 10023

Contact Info

212-265-1040

info@folkartmuseum.org

Hours:


Tues - Thurs 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Fri 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Sat 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Sun 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM


American Folk Art Museum

Ongoing Events

Exhibition

Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America

On View October 06, 2016 - February 26, 2017


Past Events

Talk

How We Remember: Death in American Art & Culture


Talk

The Anne Hill Blanchard Uncommon Artists Lecture


Talk

Wednesday Social


Talk

Walking tour of Green-Wood Cemetery


Screening

Screening: A Family Undertaking


Talk

Dialogue & Studio Series: Day of the Dead


Talk

Curator-led Tour of Securing the Shadow


Exhibition

Talk

Southern Self-Taught Artists on Film



Exhibition

American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum

On View July 02, 2016 - September 18, 2016


Reading

"Leaving Pipe Shop: Memories of Kin" book talk


Exhibition

Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett

On View June 21, 2016 - September 18, 2016


Exhibition

Once Something Has Lived It Can Never Really Die

On View June 21, 2016 - September 18, 2016


Talk

Ronald Lockett: Prescient Voice panel discussion


Exhibition

Spring Fling

On View May 14, 2016 - June 05, 2016


Talk

Fraternal Art Symposium


Talk

"Circles Only": Drawing with Hiroyuki Doi


Exhibition

the epitaph project

On View October 06, 2016 - February 26, 2016


Talk

Dialogue & Studio: Hooked Rugs


Talk

Dialogue & Studio: Paper Cutting


Talk

Self-Taught Artists Consider the Cosmos


Reading

Book Talk: Art of the American Fraternal Society, 1850–1930


Exhibition

Mystery and Benevolence

On View January 21, 2016 - May 08, 2016


Talk

Dialogue & Studio: Nontraditional Materials


Screening

Rouge Ciel: An Essay on Art Brut


Talk

Behind the Scenes


Talk

Embroidery


Talk

Jean Dubuffet: Art Brut and the Collection de l’Art Brut


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Art Brut in America

On View October 13, 2015 - January 10, 2016


Talk

Theorem Painting


Talk

Lindsay Pollock on Edith Halpert


Talk

Avis Berman on Juliana Force


Talk

Dialogue & Studio: Hooked Rugs


Talk

Dialogue & Studio: Chalkware


Exhibition

Folk Art and American Modernism

On View July 18, 2015 - September 27, 2015


Talk

Sound Art Workshop with Betsey Biggs


Performance

Editor's Pick

Lonnie Holley: Lost Between the Spaces of Time


Reading

Book Launch


Exhibition

Art Museum Day


Talk

Editor's Pick

Behind the Mask: Performance, Ritual, and the Artist


Talk

Gallery Talk with Erika Manoni


Exhibition

When the Curtain Never Comes Down

On View March 26, 2015 - July 05, 2015


Reading

Book Discussion: Lecture by Libby H. O’Connell


Performance

Legacy Bash


Talk

A Shared Legacy: A Half-Day Symposium


Talk

The Private Life of Folk Art


Performance

Jason Howell, Benjamin Cartel, and Niall Connolly


Performance

Jazz+Wednesdays


Talk

Discussion and Book Signing


Exhibition

'A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America'

On View December 14, 2014 - March 08, 2015


Talk

Leslie Umberger on Ralph Fasanella


Talk

The Legacy of Ralph Fasanella


Talk

Unraveling the Mysteries of Creativity



Exhibition

Willem van Genk: Mind Traffic

On View September 10, 2014 - December 01, 2014


Exhibition

Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget

On View September 02, 2014 - December 01, 2014


Screening

Editor's Pick

Mr. Dial Has Something to Say



Talk

The Roots of Self-Taught Genius


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Self–Taught Genius

On View May 13, 2014 - January 08, 2017


Talk

Editor's Pick

Self-Taught Genius


Talk

Interplay: Art and Fashion


Talk

Performance

Live Music


Talk

Designers on Art


Talk

Designers on Art


Talk

Designers on Art


Talk

Designers on Art


Exhibition

Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art

On View January 21, 2014 - April 23, 2014


Talk

Film Screening & Artist Talk:


Exhibition

alt_quilts: Sabrina Gschwandtner, Luke Haynes, Stephen Sollins

On View October 01, 2013 - January 05, 2014


Talk

Bill Traylor Symposium


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Traylor in Motion: Wonders from New York Collections

On View June 11, 2013 - September 22, 2013


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Bill Traylor: Drawings from the Collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art

On View June 11, 2013 - September 22, 2013