Music featured at the Free Music Fridays series thematically reflects the spirit of the self-taught art on view at the museum. Support the proceedings with a donation-based cash wine bar. Admission is always free.
Hosted by Lara Ewen.
Performances by Ruby Landen, Boy Girl Banjo, and Thurston Ray.
February 15, 2019
Join us for an evening with Dr. Cheryl Finley to discuss her 2018 book titled Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon (Princeton University Press). In an illustrated presentation, Finley will address how an eighteenth-century engraving of a slave ship became a cultural icon of black resistance, identity, and remembrance.
February 22, 2019
$5 non-member tickets; free for members, students, and artists
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 gallery will be closed February 8–18 for exhibition installation.
The museum announces the acquisition of a major double-page religious text by Pennsylvania German fraktur artist Johannes Ernst Spangenberg.
February 4, 2019
The Board of Trustees of the American Folk Art Museum is pleased to announce that it has added two new members.
December 27, 2018
Members provide vital support for the museum's exhibitions and educational programs. Click to learn more about becoming a member of the American Folk Art Museum.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services #MA-10-0181-13.