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American Folk Art Museum

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American Folk Art Museum
45 W. 53rd St.
New York, NY 10019
Venue Type: Museum


QUICK FACTS
Open hours
Tues - Sun 10:30 - 5:30, Fri 10:30 - 7:30
Phone
212-265-1040
Fax
212- 265-2350
Gallery type
Contemporary
Cost
Adults $9 Students and Seniors $7 Members and children under 12 and Fridays after 5:30 Free
DESCRIPTION

The American  Folk Art Museum is dedicated to the preservation, exhibition and study of American folk art and craft.  The Museum has a permanent collection of over 4,000 artifacts and galleries for on going exhibitions as well as rotating exhibitions. The Museum also has a study center for contemporary outsider art as well as The Henry Darger Study Center, which provides the opportunity to examine a vast personal archive of this beloved self taught artist and author.