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Spring Fling: Quilts from the Collection

May 14–June 5, 2016

For a limited time only, a colorful display of master quilts from the museum’s renowned collection will be on view. The lively selection includes Amish, stenciled, pieced, and appliquéd quilts. Please enjoy these rarely seen textiles while a portion of our space undergoes repairs.

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Upcoming Exhibition
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Ronald Lockett (1965–1998)

Rebirth

Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett

June 21–September 18, 2016

The art of Ronald Lockett (1965–1998) speaks to the universality of the human condition through the lens of lived experience in the American South. Fever Within, the first retrospective on the artist, emphasizes the themes Lockett explored over the course of his decade-long artistic career. On view at the same time as the exhibition Once Something Has Lived It Can Never Really Die.

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Ronald Locket (1965–1998)

Untitled

Once Something Has Lived It Can Never Really Die

June 21–September 18, 2016

Artworks by self-taught artist Ronald Locket (1965–1998) that reflect on themes such as mortality, eschatology, and vulnerability are paired with small and portable works created for protective purposes by both known and unidentified artists situated outside the art mainstream. The exhibition is a complement to the exhibition Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett.

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Traveling Exhibition
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BIRD OF PARADISE QUILT TOP

Artist unidentified

Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum

May 12, 2014–January 8, 2017

Opens June 19 at the Saint Louis Art Museum

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Traveling Exhibition
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AGNUS DAME (detail)

Fabio Costa (b. 1983)

Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art

January 21, 2014–June 26, 2016

Through June 26 at Huntsville Museum of Art

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