4 Results for tag "Folk Art"
5 Things to Know About Navajo Weavings, Adapting Tradition
Thanks to the popularity of Navajo Weavings: Tradition and Trade, the first Native American textiles exhibition at the Art Museums, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum’s next exhibition featuring Native American textiles opened September 10 in the Mary B. and William Lehman Guyton Gallery.Navajo Weavings: Adapting Tradition features six …
What is Folk Art?
At the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, your ticket, pass, or membership grants you access to two art museums under one roof. One of these is the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. But what does “folk art” mean anyway?American folk art has many labels, but none fully define the …
A Flowerpot with a Family History?
Take a look at a flowerpot passed down from one generation to the other. Learn about the English pottery tradition brought to Pennsylvania in the 18th century.
Signs of Spring
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are home to a breathtaking range of folk and decorative art. Uncover the history behind beautiful objects in masterfully curated exhibitions in our series “Amazing Stories. Beautifully Told.”Today we’re looking at a painting on view in the Clark Gallery. It’s part of an exhibition …