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American Folk Art Museum

(Now Closed)
Art Museum · Midtown East
45 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, United States
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    "Beautiful quilt exhibit."(2 Tips)
    "live music in the stunning atrium each Friday"(2 Tips)
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  • The Corcoran Group

    This small museum is completely underrated – not only because it’s free, but due to the amazing items on display, the architecture and the live music.

    The Corcoran Group · December 12, 2011

    THIRTEEN members receive $2 off admission to this home of folk art and work of contemporary self-taught artists from the U.S. and abroad.

    THIRTEEN · November 25, 2011
  • Kaila H.

    Free folk music every Friday starting at 5:30pm plus free entry to the museum. Listen while you work.

    Kaila Hale-Stern · June 10, 2011
  • Brett U.

    Wow, these quilts are amazing.

    Brett Uram · March 16, 2011
  • Alison P.

    Beautiful quilt exhibit. Especially lovely and moving sept 11 tribute quilt

    Alison Press · March 8, 2011
  • Alexander

    In March check out a special exhibit called Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts - the largest quilt exhibition ever to be seen in New York

    Alexander · February 1, 2011
  • The New Yorker

    “The architectural strategy is jazzlike. Displays occur on offbeats of the space’s perambulatory rhythms—each object feels like an unexpected discovery.” —Peter Schjeldahl Read more

    The New Yorker · August 25, 2010
  • Dora

    Families and Folk Art gives a kid-friendly intro to folk art on the first Saturday of every month from 1-2:30pm. Ask for a free family guide to get you inspired.Powered by

    Dora · July 23, 2010
  • Postabon

    Explore the galleries free of charge, have a refreshment in the café, and enjoy live music in the stunning atrium each Friday, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Find more deals at! Read more

    Postabon · June 22, 2010
  • Yoav P.

    should be on Foursqare list of photo booths - at least tonight

    Yoav Perry · December 12, 2009
  • carrie u.

    It is awesome

    carrie underwood · December 3, 2009

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