American Folk Art Museum

Local nameAmerican Folk Art Museum
LocationManhattan, New York City

The American Folk Art Museum is an art museum in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, at 2, Lincoln Square, Columbus Avenue at 66th Street. It is the premier institution devoted to the aesthetic appreciation of folk art and creative expressions of contemporary self-taught artists from the United States and abroad.

Its collection holds over 8,000 objects from the 18th century to the present. These works span both traditional folk art and the work of contemporary self-taught artists and Art Brut. In its ongoing exhibitions, educational programming, and outreach, the museum showcases the creative expressions of individuals whose talents developed without formal artistic training.

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Opening hours

Tue – Thu, Sat: 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fri: noon – 7:30 p.m.
Sun: noon – 6 p.m.

Admission

Free admission.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Folk_Art_Museum

Official Website http://www.folkartmuseum.org/

Email info@folkartmuseum.org

Phone +1 212 595 9533

Address 2 Lincoln Square, New York, NY 10023-6214, USA

Coordinates 40°46'23.627" N -73°58'53.745" E

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