American Folk Art Museum

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Harriet Rutter Eagleson

This week is New Yorkers' last chance to visit the American Folk Art Museum in its current form at West 53rd Street, a building designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. The building's new owners, MoMA have yet to announce its plans for the building.

Consuelo "Chelo" Gonzalez Amezcua

On July 9, 2011, the museum will move to 2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Avenue, and will continue to present a full schedule of exhibitions and programming. Closing this week include exhibits that examine the facets of human figures in folk art; as well as a look at the quilt masterworks from the museum's permanent collection.

9/11 National Tribute Quilt

Continuing through September at the new building is the exhibition Super Stars, highlighting star-studded quilts from the museum's collection, and on continuous view is the moving 9/11 National Tribute Quilt.