American Folk Art Museum Free Admission Wednesday

American Folk Art Museum Free Admission Wednesday
Jun 26

American Folk Art Museum Free Admission Wednesday

Free Admission Wednesday at American Folk Art Museum - see INFO below. 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. More Info below.

Sign up for FREE Info, Location & Contacts:

INFO: Admission is always free. Although drop-ins are welcome, advanced ticketing is encouraged prior to a visit to the Museum. Please click the box to the right to reserve your ticket. Phone: 212-595-9533 | Email: [email protected] | Website
where: American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Square, New York, NY 10023 map
when: June 26 @ 12:30pm - 7pm
price: Free
category: Arts & Culture
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