12 Fulton Street
(between Front and South Streets)
New York, NY 10038
Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Fulton Street; A, C to Broadway-Nassau Street
About this organization
Having sold its building on West 53rd Street to the Museum of Modern Art , the museum remains open at Lincoln Square. It celebrates the artistic accomplishments of mostly self-taught artists. The collection spans three centuries of American visual expression, from quilts to contemporary sculpture.
Compass: Folk Art in Four Directions
Wed, Jun 20, 2012, 12:00 pm - Sun, Oct 07, 2012, 6:00 pm
The exhibition “Compass: Folk Art in Four Directions,” organized by the American Folk Art Museum, encompasses the rich history of New York City’s harbor activities and urban environment. Through lively sampling of artworks, the collection speaks about the romanticism and gritty realism of the seaport district.