In conjunction with the exhibition Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic, this discussion will examine self-taught artists who use coded or invented languages in their work or who identify as mediums through which their art is created.
February 22, 2018
$10 members, students, seniors; $12 non-members
Artist Ernesto Caivano will discuss the intersection of drawing and narrative in his work, while examining how his explorations of storytelling relate to works on view in the Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic exhibition.
February 27, 2018
$5 members, students, seniors; $8 non-members
47-29 32nd Place
Long Island City, Queens
Highlights from the American Folk Art Museum’s permanent collection are always on view in changing exhibitions. Open Monday through Thursday, 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is free.
The Self-Taught Genius Gallery is closed February 12 through March 4 for installation of Holding Space: The Museum Collects. The gallery reopens on March 5.
The museum invites you to experience another exciting Folk Art Explorers travel program to Houston, Texas.
April 11, 2018
$3,500; additional $300 for single supplement
The museum lost a dear friend and adviser on January 8, 2018, when former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities Bruce Cole passed away.
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This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services #MA-10-0181-13.