Current Folk Art EventsCurrent Folk Art Events

Midwest

Unpacking Collections: The Legacy of Cuesta Benberry, an African American Quilt Scholar

From: 
November 15, 2016
Until: 
February 28, 2017
740 East 56th Place
Chicago , IL 60637

Unreal Realms: Henry Darger

From: 
January 20, 2017
Until: 
March 26, 2017
756 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL 60622
Sarah Lalley

Moonlight Madness

From: 
February 11, 2017
Until: 
March 31, 2017
4573 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati , OH 45223

DRIFTLESS: NICK ENGELBERT & ERNEST HÜPEDEN

From: 
January 15, 2017
Until: 
April 23, 2017
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

Fifty Years of Folk Art

From: 
September 3, 2016
Until: 
April 23, 2017

PASAQUOYANISM: EDDIE OWENS MARTIN

From: 
January 22, 2017
Until: 
May 7, 2017
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

FOLK & FABLE: LEVI FISHER AMES & ALBERT ZAHN

From: 
December 4, 2016
Until: 
May 21, 2017
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

THE WORLD IN A GARDEN: NEK CHAND

From: 
February 26, 2017
Until: 
June 4, 2017
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

AN ENCOUNTER WITH PRESENCE: EMERY BLAGDON

From: 
December 18, 2016
Until: 
December 31, 2017
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

The Road Less Travelled

From: 
September 12, 2016
Until: 
December 31, 2017
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

IT’S GOTTA BE IN YA': FRED SMITH

From: 
January 29, 2017
Until: 
December 31, 2017
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

THE MAKING OF A DREAM: LOY BOWLIN

From: 
January 29, 2017
Until: 
January 5, 2019
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081

Southeast

Ethereal & Innocent: The Visionary World of Paul Lancaster

From: 
November 18, 2016
Until: 
March 5, 2017
243 3rd Avenue, NE
Hickory , NC 28601

A New World in My View: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey

From: 
November 5, 2016
Until: 
March 19, 2017
2035 South Third Street
Louisville , KY 40208

The Far North: Inuit Prints and Sculpture

From: 
November 19, 2016
Until: 
March 20, 2017
255 Beach Dr. N.E.
St. Petersburg , FL 33701

Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett

From: 
January 27, 2017
Until: 
April 9, 2017
101 S. Columbia Street University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill , NC 27599

Gee's Bend: From Quilts to Prints

From: 
December 8, 2016
Until: 
April 15, 2017
3100 South Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach , SC 29577

To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture

From: 
January 21, 2017
Until: 
April 16, 2017
90 Carlton Street
Athens , GA 30602

Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts

From: 
January 28, 2017
Until: 
April 16, 2017
One Museum Drive
Montgomery , AL 36117

Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915–1950

From: 
February 12, 2017
Until: 
May 7, 2017
1280 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta , GA 30309

Golden Age of Applique

From: 
February 14, 2017
Until: 
May 14, 2017
301 South Main Street
Harrisonburg , VA 22801

Soul of the South

From: 
November 15, 2015
Until: 
May 28, 2017
400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans , LA 70116

Color and Shape: The Art of the American Theorem

From: 
November 26, 2015
Until: 
September 4, 2017
325 Frances Street
Williamsburg , VA

Landscapes of the Collector: The Best of the Baron and Ellin Gordon Collection of Self-taught Art

From: 
October 8, 2016
Until: 
September 24, 2017
4509 Monarch Way Old Dominion University
Norfolk , VA 23529

From Forge and Furnace: A Celebration of Early American Iron

From: 
November 24, 2016
Until: 
November 24, 2017
325 Frances Street
Williamsburg , VA
German Toys for America

German Toys for America

From: 
October 29, 2016
Until: 
November 24, 2017
325 Frances Street
Williamsburg , VA

Northeast

Birds of a Feather

From: 
December 10, 2016
Until: 
March 10, 2017
114 W 17th Street 3R
New York , NY 10011

Gather Up the Fragments: The Mercer Shaker Collection

From: 
January 28, 2017
Until: 
April 23, 2017
84 South Pine Street
Doylestown , PA 18901

Tattooed New York

From: 
February 3, 2017
Until: 
April 30, 2017
170 Central Park West
New York , NY 10024

MATT SESOW: Shock and Awe

From: 
May 27, 2016
Until: 
June 24, 2017
800 Key Highway
Baltimore , MD 21230

Simple Gifts: Shaker at The Met

From: 
July 13, 2016
Until: 
June 25, 2017
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York , NY 10028

Yummm! The History, Fantasy and Future of Food

From: 
October 8, 2016
Until: 
September 3, 2017
800 Key Highway
Baltimore , MD 21230

Known/Unknown: Private Obsession and Hidden Desire in Outsider Art

From: 
January 19, 2017
Until: 
September 16, 2017
233 Fifth Avenue
New York , NY

Europe and Elsewhere

Nama Āto: Japanese Outsider Art

From: 
January 20, 2017
Until: 
March 12, 2017
9 North Pallant Pallant House Gallery
Chichester , SXW PO19 1TJ
Showing at: 
The Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester, Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA

Dubuffet’s list

From: 
December 6, 2016
Until: 
March 15, 2017
Davidstrasse 44
St. Gallen , SG CH-9000

gugging.! masterpieces

From: 
March 20, 2015
Until: 
March 26, 2017
Am Campus 2
Maria Gugging 3400

A Year Full of Art. Permanent Exhibition with Works from the Collection

From: 
May 3, 2016
Until: 
April 15, 2017
Davidstrasse 44
St. Gallen , SG CH-9000
Henriette Zéphir

Henriette Zéphir

From: 
February 3, 2017
Until: 
April 30, 2017
Avenue des Bergieres 11
1004 Lausanne

Another World: Laboratory of Illusion and Fantasy

From: 
October 16, 2016
Until: 
May 17, 2017
Jozef Guislainstraat 43
Ghent 9000

Michel Nedjar, introspective

From: 
February 24, 2017
Until: 
June 4, 2017
1 Allée du Musée Lille Metropole Musee d'art Moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut
59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq

Passion, Religion and power in Dutch and Chinese Outsider Art

From: 
November 24, 2016
Until: 
June 5, 2017

Insider-Outsider

From: 
November 9, 2016
Until: 
June 11, 2017
Predigerplatz 10
Zürich 8001

Gustav Mesmer

From: 
February 9, 2017
Until: 
June 11, 2017
Rue Haute, 314
Brussels 1000

Southwest

The World in New Mexico/ New Mexico in the World: Bridging Continental Traditions at the Museum of International Folk Art

From: 
January 6, 2017
Until: 
April 21, 2017
107 West Palace Avenue
Santa Fe , NM 87501

Of Country and Culture: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art from the May and Victor Lam Collection

From: 
February 25, 2017
Until: 
May 14, 2017
200 West Jones Avenue
San Antonio , TX 78215

Lloyd’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus

From: 
January 27, 2017
Until: 
January 27, 2018
Camino Lego Box 2087
Santa Fe , NM 87504

West

American and European Folk Art

From: 
November 19, 2016
Until: 
June 25, 2017
1439 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego , CA 92101

A Traveler and His Treasures: Latin American Folk Art from the Peter C. Cecere Collection

From: 
August 27, 2016
Until: 
July 23, 2017
140 North Main Avenue
Tucson , AZ 85701