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  • American Folk Art Museum - New York City
    s collections archives library and a new roster of limited edition public programs Workshops Dialogue Studio Hooked Rugs Participate in an in gallery discussion with a museum educator on hooked rugs featured in the current exhibition followed by a demonstration and an interactive hands on workshop with artist Norma Batastini Drawing on motifs from the exhibition participants will make a hooked rug sampler No prior experience is necessary all materials are provided Thursday February 18 Publications Mystery and Benevolence Catalog Enigmatic evocative and often simply strange the iconic art and objects showcased in the current exhibition relate the beauty of fraternal teachings through a potent combination of highly charged imagery esoteric forms and symbolic meaning The exhibition and fully illustrated publication explore the fascinating visual landscape of fraternal culture through works of art from the late eighteenth through the mid twentieth centuries American Folk Art Museum celebrates art by the self taught is a place of discovery is a center of scholarship is free for all visitors Learn About the Museum Participate in a Program See What s Currently on View New Upcoming Performances Free Music Fridays Anana Kaye Shawan and the Wonton and Jessi Robertson Shawan and the Wonton photo by Stephen Cavrich Friday February 19 Free Access Folk Art Reflections For individuals with Alzheimer s and related dementias Thursday March 3 Free Become a member Members provide vital support for the museum s exhibitions and educational programs Special Events Mystery and Benevolence Bash Dance the night away surrounded by beautiful and highly symbolic fraternal art while decked out in nineteenth century era clothes Wednesday May 4 Traveling Exhibition Self Taught Genius Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum Opens February 26 at the New Orleans Museum of Art Become a member Members provide vital support for the museum

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  • Exhibitions | American Folk Art Museum
    Appliqué Quilt Grandmother of Wayne Robb Mystery and Benevolence Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art from the Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection January 21 May 8 2016 Learn more Traveling Exhibition BIRD OF PARADISE QUILT TOP Artist unidentified Self Taught Genius Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum May 12 2014 January 8 2017 Opens February 26 at the New Orleans Museum of Art Explore the exhibition Traveling Exhibition AGNUS DAME detail Fabio Costa b 1983 Folk Couture Fashion and Folk Art January 21 2014 June 26 2016 Opens April 10 at the Huntsville Museum of Art Learn more Exhibitions Past View all Art Brut in America The Incursion of Jean Dubuffet October 13 2015 January 10 2016 Folk Art and American Modernism July 18 September 27 2015 When the Curtain Never Comes Down March 26 July 5 2015 A Shared Legacy Folk Art in America December 14 2014 March 8 2015 Ralph Fasanella Lest We Forget September 2 December 1 2014 Willem van Genk Mind Traffic September 5 December 1 2014 Visitors Location Hours Tours Exhibitions Calendar About Us Families Community Access Shop Researchers Library Archives Explore the Collection Exhibition History Publications Students Educators K 12 School Visits Partnerships

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  • Resources | American Folk Art Museum
    The American Folk Art Museum Library and Archives The museum s library and archives are noncirculating research collections providing comprehensive coverage in areas of primary interest to the museum Learn more Fellowship Susan Te Kahurangi King Fellowship A fellowship created to further research on contemporary self taught artist Susan Te Kahurangi King that will be operational between May 2016 and May 2018 Learn more Students Educators Educational Resources Learn about the museum s extensive educational programs resources and opportunities Learn more Publications Folk Art Magazine Explore forty years and 118 digital issues of Folk Art magazine Learn more COLLECTION Browse the museum s revamped and growing online collection Special Section The Ralph Fasanella Collection and Archive at the American Folk Art Museum Learn more BROADEN YOUR PERSPECTIVE AT A LECTURE OR DISCUSSION The Pile of Andrius 67 Eugene Von Bruenchenhein 1910 1983 STAY CONNECTED FOLLOW THE MUSEUM ON TWITTER Peacocks on Branch With Flowers Artist unidentified Publications Books Exhibition Catalogs See a comprehensive list of the museum s publications dating to 1969 Learn more EXPLORE THE MUSEUM S EXHIBITION HISTORY Fame Weathervane Attributed to E G Washburne Company Visitors Location Hours Tours Exhibitions Calendar About Us Families Community Access Shop

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  • Support | American Folk Art Museum
    creative expressions of self taught artists past and present Learn more Annual Fund Make a Gift Today Your contribution to the Annual Fund makes the museum s educational programs exhibitions and conservation of the collection possible Learn more Planned Giving Clarion Society Leave a Legacy Help the museum prepare for the future by making a planned gift Learn more RESEARCH AT THE LIBRARY Drawing for Salome Wagner Artist unidentified EXPLORE THE COLLECTION Untitled Figures and Construction with Blue Border Bill Traylor 1854 1949 Corporate Partnerships Corporate Partners Program Corporate Partners provide critical support for museum programs while fulfilling their philanthropic goals and enjoying an array of benefits Learn more Benefit Events Support the Museum s Benefit Events The museum s Galas and Benefit Events offer a memorable opportunity to support educational and exhibition related public programming Learn more Young Folk A Fresh Take on Folk Art Young Folk is a community of young supporters that explores folk and self taught art through dynamic programs events and engaging social media Learn more FOLLOW THE ADVENTURES OF THE MUSEUM S TEEN DOCENTS Pig Bottle or Flask Attributed to Daniel Henne or Joseph Henne act 1830 1876 Visitors Location Hours Tours Exhibitions Calendar

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  • About | American Folk Art Museum
    1 2 museum purchase with funds generously provided by John and Margaret Robson 2004 1 3 Kiyoko Lerner photo by James Prinz Become a Member Members provide vital support for the museum s exhibitions and educational programs Admission to the museum is free A celebration of an authentic American art Self taught art past and present tells empowering stories of everyday life The field of American folk art was first defined at the turn of the twentieth century by collectors professional artists critics dealers and curators whose search for an authentic American art seemed to be finally answered in works that presented a nuanced picture of national identity faith progress ingenuity community and individuality Under the umbrella of folk art the field expanded to also include artists working in the present For the last twenty years the term self taught has more regularly come to address these artists whose inspiration emerges from unsuspected paths and unconventional places giving voice to individuals who may be situated outside the social mainstream Those individuals have been active participants in the shaping of American visual culture influencing generations of artists and establishing lively artistic traditions Above Man Feeding a Bear and Ear of Corn artist unidentified probably Pennsylvania c 1840 watercolor ink and pencil on paper 5 5 8 x 7 1 2 American Folk Art Museum gift of Ralph Esmerian 2013 1 37 Photo c John Bigelow Taylor New York A place for interaction and discovery Join the community participate in the museum s educational and interactive programs The museum serves as an important source of information and scholarship in the field and hosts a wide array of events for every level of interest Programs including lectures panel discussions and symposia make experts and cultural leaders accessible to the public A variety of

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  • Search | American Folk Art Museum
    the Collection Exhibition History Publications Students Educators K 12 School Visits Partnerships Teen Leader Program Camp Programs College University Curricula Teacher Guides Support This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services MA 10

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  • Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art from the Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection | American Folk Art Museum
    iconic art and objects showcased in Mystery and Benevolence relate the tenets of fraternal belief through a potent combination of highly charged imagery form and meaning The exhibition explores the fascinating visual landscape of fraternal culture through almost two hundred works of art comprising a major gift to the American Folk Art Museum from Kendra and Allan Daniel Co curators Stacy C Hollander Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions American Folk Art Museum and Aimee E Newell Director of Collections Scottish Rite Masonic Museum Library An exhibition catalog will be available Images from left Masonic Sign David Morrill 1788 1878 probably Vermont 1871 paint on wood 34 1 4 x 28 in American Folk Art Museum gift of Kendra and Allen Daniel Photo by José Andrés Ramírez www fotophoto net Independent Order of Odd Fellows Plaque artist unidentified United States 1850 1900 paint on wood 16 x 15 in American Folk Art Museum gift of Kendra and Allan Daniel Photo by José Andrés Ramírez www fotophoto net Chest Lid with Masonic Painting artist unidentified probably New England 1825 1850 paint on wood 22 1 4 x 37 1 4 in American Folk Art Museum gift of Kendra and Allan Daniel Photo by José Andrés Ramírez www fotophoto net Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hand Staffs artist unidentified United States 1850 1900 paint on wood various dimensions American Folk Art Museum gift of Kendra and Allen Daniel Photo by José Andrés Ramírez www fotophoto net Masonic Appliqué Quilt Grandmother of Wayne Robb United States 1885 cotton 86 x 88 1 2 in American Folk Art Museum promised gift of Kendra and Allan Daniel Photo by José Andrés Ramírez www fotophoto net Credits view all The exhibition is supported in part by Joyce Berger Cowin Kendra and

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  • Collections and Education Center | American Folk Art Museum
    There adult or university groups researchers scholars and others can gain unparalleled access to the museum s collections archives library and a new roster of limited edition public programs Learn more about these exciting opportunities for greater discovery of folk art and art by the self taught through Exhibitions of select artworks from the permanent collection which are available to adult college or university groups for private guided tours by appointment to learn more about these visit the Group Tours page Access to the museum s library and archives available to researchers by appointment to learn more visit the Library Archives page Limited edition public programs open to all by reservation to learn more visit the Programs page Currently on View Politics NOT As Usual Quilts with Something to Say Upcoming Limited Edition Program Circles Only Drawing with Hiroyuki Doi March 10 2016 Location Collections and Education Center 47 29 32nd Place between 47th and 48th Avenues Long Island City NY 11101 Subway 7 train to 33rd Street Bus Q32 Q39 Q60 STAY CONNECTED FOLLOW THE MUSEUM ON TWITTER Peacocks on Branch With Flowers Artist unidentified Visitors Location Hours Tours Exhibitions Calendar About Us Families Community Access Shop Researchers Library

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