Image: Folk Art Tinsmith's Banner Weathervane (detail), unidentified maker, 1876, northern Europe, weathered painted tin, iron and wood. Collection Mingei International Museum. Museum purchase. 2015-01-006

On View

Nov 19, 2016 - Jun 18, 2017

Curated By

Christine Knoke Hietbrink

Sure to dazzle and delight, this exhibition explores nearly three centuries of charming American and European folk art from the Museum’s collection.

This exhibition is dedicated to three centuries of American and European folk art from the Museum’s permanent collection, with many artworks on view for the very first time. Featured items include quilts, whirligigs and weather vanes, as well baskets and ceramic vessels. Figurative sculptural objects will also be on view, including works by Felipe Archuleta, Gerard Cambon and Beatrice Wood, in addition to anniversary tin gifts, a carved and painted wood barber pole and needlepoint samplers.