Holdings represent the largest collection of international folk art in the world: 130,000 objects from more than 100 countries.
The folk art collections include African, Asian & Middle Eastern, Contemporary Hispano & Latino, European & North American, Latin American, and Spanish Colonial as well as Textiles & Costumes.
More than 120 examples of tramp art, concentrating on works from the United States
Explores the new directions taken by current Peruvian folk artists.
The tradition of artistic and functional textiles of southwest China
Understanding the challenges folk artists face in keeping their traditions alive
Exploring the influence of traditional dress on the contemporary Scandinavian
Rotating thematic displays offer close-up views of the museum’s folk art collection
Beadwork reveals the intentions of its makers or users