American Folk Art Museum, New York City

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The American Folk Art Museum is the premier institution devoted to the aesthetic appreciation of traditional folk art and creative expressions of contemporary self-taught artists from the United States and abroad. The museum preserves, conserves, and interprets a comprehensive collection of the highest quality, with objects dating from the eighteenth century to the present.

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  • What a delightful museum! Everything falls into place perfectly at the American Folk Art Museum. It is small enough to give visitors everything they might want in a tidy time frame. There are basicall...  more »
  • Small museum. It's free. On Wednesdays there's jazz music at 2 pm. Every time I come to NewYork I visit. This time the exhibition was very interesting. I like the shop but can't afford to buy anything...  more »
  • The museum was having a collection of "THE ANNETTE GERO COLLECTION OF QUILTS FROM MILITARY FABRICS" , this will be on till 7th Jan 2018. The quilts made from old military war uniforms with various des...  more »
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  • The American Folk Art Museum is not very big but the art is interesting and eclectic. It is usually not crowded, something I find to be a good thing.
  • Small but interesting collection of art. Great little place to kill some time or get a unique little souvenir at the shop.
  • Very interesting to learn a little about American popular culture. The Museum is not big, therefore, is not necessary to allow a full day for this visit. The gift shop has beautiful USA crafts and museum staffs are very polite.
  • ARCHITECT Tod Williams & Billie Tsien LOCATION New York City, New York, United States GPS Latitude(40.76158905029297), Longitude(-73.97810363769531) DATE 2001 STYLE Modern - Expressionist TYPE Public - Museum NOTES World's First use of tombasil, a bronze alloy, for an architectural purpose
  • It is a small enough museum so that you can explore the whole selection in one or two hours. Which is great. It is not as intimidating as MET or Natural History Museums. Also being seeing original American folk art is great, which makes this museum unique. I'll try to visit this museum whenever they change their exhibition.

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