American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Avenue (between 65th and 66th Streets), New York 10019 Route Planner
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Tue-Thu 11.30am-7pm, Fri noon-7.30pm, Sat 11.30am-7pm, Sun noon-6pm, closed Mon and Bank Hols

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The small, moving and high-quality American Folk Art Museum appeals equally to fans of naïve art and to lovers of art brut. The museum's wide-ranging collection runs the gamut from everyday utensils from the colonial period and various waves of immigration to chairs, pottery, colorful patchwork quilts and spectacular wind vanes. Naïve works of art rub shoulders with works by one of the "masters" of outsider art, Henry Darger (1892-1973).

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