AFAM General Admission

AFAM General Admission

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We encourage you to reserve your ticket in advance. Drop-ins are welcome. Admission is always free.

About this event

Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered will reintroduce a singular self-taught artist of the 1930s and 1940s to contemporary audiences. As the sole venue for this exhibition, AFAM’s presentation is the most comprehensive gathering of Hirshfield’s work ever assembled. Featuring loans from private and public collections, Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered features over 40 of the self-taught artist’s paintings, including iconic works such as Girl with Flowers, Stage Beauties, Parliamentary Buildings, and Inseparable Friends.

The exhibition is curated by Richard Meyer, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor of Art History at Stanford University. Susan Davidson served as curatorial advisor to the exhibition. Valérie Rousseau, the American Folk Art Museum (AFAM)’s Senior Curator of Self-Taught Art and Art Brut, is the show’s coordinating curator.

Visitor Guidelines:

  • Face coverings and physical distancing are required for all guests
  • If you do not have a face covering, one will be provided to you free of charge
  • Keep at least 6 ft away from guests
  • All bags are inspected

For more information, please visit our website at or call us at 212. 595. 9533.

For those who cannot join us in person, the Museum will continue to offer opportunities to engage online with new programs, concerts, and art-making activities throughout the fall. All virtual programs are free with optional suggested donations to support ongoing programming. A continually updated schedule is available on the Museum’s website.