American Folk Art Museum, New York City

3.5
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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  • I visited the American Folk Art Museum for the first time today and found the museum interesting and informative as I did not realize how much craftsmanship had been in New York in the late 1700-1800'...  more »
  • if you are in the neighborhood, stop in. it's free and they have some cool pieces. it's not large but it's worth a visit.  more »
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  • Cool museum, it's just a lot smaller than I expected and only hosts rotating exhibits. Don't expect to spend more than 30 minutes here. It's good to pop in if you are in the neighborhood, but not worth a trip to see just the museum. On the positive side, is free to visit.
  • In its latest version this is a teeny-tiny space that always has a lovely small exhibit of some folk artist or craft type. I think the larger version lost its funding. It expands and contracts over the years but I have seen wonderful artists there that I would never otherwise have been exposed to. Nice little gift shop also
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