Exhibition History
Index of All Exhibitions
1962
Initial Loan Exhibition
Oct. 5–Nov. 18, 1962, Time & Life Exhibition Center, New York. Curators: Mary Allis, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
1963
Folk Art from Private Collections
Sept. 27–Nov. 24, 1963. Curator: George Montgomery
Toys and Amusements
Dec. 3, 1963–Mar. 2, 1964. Curator: George Montgomery
1964
The American Image
Sept. 18–Dec. 31, 1964. Curator: George Montgomery
Santos: The Religious Folk Art of New Mexico
Dec. 20, 1964–Jan. 24, 1965. Curator: Mary Black
1965
Rubbings from New England Gravestones
Feb. 1–Apr. 4, 1965. Curators: Mary Black, Ann Parker, Avon Neal
Signs of a Living Folk Art
Feb. 1–Apr. 4, 1965. Curator: Nina Howell Starr
Folk Carvings by Will Edmondson
Mar. 1–Apr. 4, 1965. Curator: Mary Black
Steamboat Portraits of the Hudson by James and John Bard
Apr. 13–May 30, 1965. Curator: Mary Black
Jacob Maentel: A Folk Art Whodunit
June 10–Sept. 19, 1965. Curator: Mary Black
Turning in the Wind: Weathervanes and Whirligigs
June 10–Sept. 19, 1965. Curator: Mary Black
Religion in Wood: A Study in Shaker Design
Sept. 28–Nov. 14, 1965. Curator: Mary Black
The Art of the Carousel
Nov. 24, 1965–Jan. 9, 1966. Curator: Frederick Fried
The Art of the Decoy
Nov. 24, 1965–Jan. 9, 1966. Curator: Adele Earnest
1966
The Folk Artist in the City: Erastus Salisbury Field in New York
Jan. 18–Mar. 30, 1966. Curator: Mary Black
Cross-Section of Folk Art from New York State Historical Association at Cooperstown
Mar. 29–June 5, 1966. Organizer: New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown. Curators: Agnes Halsey Jones, Louis C. Jones
American Soldiers’ Gear
June 14–Sept. 11, 1966. Curator: Mary Black
Placements of Early American Tools
June 14–Sept. 11, 1966. Curator: Mary Black
Permanent Collection and Promised Gifts of American Folk Art
Sept. 20–Nov. 27, 1966. Curator: Mary Black
Early American Paintings and Sculpture
Oct. 20–Nov. 20, 1966, Time & Life Exhibition Center, New York. Curator: Mary Black
American Dolls from Samuel F. Pryor International Doll Library Foundation of Greenwich, Connecticut
Dec. 6, 1966–Jan. 29, 1967. Curators: Mary Black, Samuel F. Pryor, June Anderson Douglass
Tin Toys from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Barenholtz
Dec. 6, 1966–Jan. 29, 1967. Curator: Mary Black
1967
American Needlework
Feb. 7–Apr. 23, 1967. Curator: Edward Bragaline
Merchants and Planters of the Upper Hudson Valley, 1700–1750
May 4–June 11, 1967, jointly presented at the New-York Historical Society, New York. Curator: Mary Black
American Folk Art Permanent Collection and Promised Gifts, Part II
June 20–July 9, 1967. Curators: Mary Black, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Curators’ Choice: A Shaker Trustees’ Dining Room
Summer 1967, Tiffany & Co., New York. Curator: Mary Black
Folk Artists in the City: Painters and Carvers of Greater New York
Oct. 30–Dec. 10, 1967. Curators: Mary Black, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Domestic Manners of the Americans
Dec. 19, 1967–Feb. 20, 1968. Curator: Mary Black
1968
Hunt for the Whale
Feb. 27–Apr. 21, 1968. Curator: Kristina Barbara Johnson
The Art of the Decoy
Apr. 22–Oct. 9, 1968. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Mary Black, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Permanent Collection and Promised Gifts, Part III
Apr. 22–June 30, 1968. Curators: Mary Black, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Ammi Phillips: Portrait Painter, 1788–1865
Oct. 16–Dec. 2, 1968. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Mary Black, Barbara Holdridge, Lawrence Holdridge
The Plenty of Pennsylvania
Dec. 10, 1968–Feb. 9, 1969. Curators: Mary Black, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
1969
Influences on American Art: Swiss Folk Art
Apr. 21–June 1, 1969. Organizer: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Washington, D.C.
Collector’s Choice, Part I
Sept. 9–Nov. 9, 1969. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
The Shaker Order of Christmas
Nov. 24, 1969–Jan. 4, 1970. Curator: Mary Black
1970
The Tinker and His Dam
Jan. 15–Mar. 1, 1970. Curators: Mary Black, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
American Folk Art: A Selection of Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Jan. 27–Mar. 20, 1970. Curators: Mary Black, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr., Campbell Wylly
The Ephemeral Image: Folk Figures in the Landscape
Mar. 9–May 3, 1970. Curators: Mary Black, Ann Parker, Avon Neal
Collector’s Choice, Part II
May 12–June 5, 1970. Curators: M.J. Gladstone, Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Twentieth-Century Folk Art
Sept. 9–Nov. 29, 1970. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Carving for Commerce
Dec. 8, 1970–Feb. 20, 1971. Curators: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr., Frederick Fried
1971
What Is American in American Art
Feb. 9–Mar. 6, 1971, Knoedler Gallery, New York. Curator: Mary Black
Grandpa Wiener
Mar. 2–Apr. 18, 1971. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Macramé
Apr. 27–Sept. 30, 1971. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Tattoo
Oct. 5, 1971–Nov. 28, 1972. Curators: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr., Frederick Fried
1972
A Retrospective Look: Folk Art from the Permanent Collection of the Museum
Jan. 17–Feb. 29, 1972. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
An Eye on America: Folk Art from the Stewart E. Gregory Collection
Mar. 13–May 14, 1972. Curators: William Harris, Caroline Harris
Fabric of the State
May 23–Sept. 24, 1972. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Hail to the Chief
Oct. 3–Nov. 12, 1972. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
The Spirit of Christmas Past
Nov. 28, 1972–Jan. 2, 1973. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
1973
The Occult
Jan. 16–Mar. 11, 1973. Curators: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr., William Harris
J.F. Huge: Rediscovery
Mar. 20–Apr. 22, 1973, South Street Seaport Museum, New York. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Metal of the State
May 1–July 1, 1973. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
The Whole Cloth of America
June 6–29, 1973, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Forging of a Nation
July 9–27, 1973, Rockefeller Center, New York
Louisiana Folk Paintings
Sept. 17–Nov. 4, 1973. Curators: William A. Fagaly, H. Parrot Bacot
Make a Joyful Noise!
Nov. 26, 1973–Jan. 6, 1974. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
1974
The Edith Barenholtz Folk Art Collection of Nineteenth-Century Weathervanes and Trade Signs
Jan. 28–Apr. 7, 1974. Curator: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Paintings by Herman Arthur Haskins
Jan. 28–Apr. 7, 1974. Curators: Mary Haskins Williams, Terry Learned
Pottery of the State
Apr. 18–June 2, 1974. Curator: William C. Ketchum Jr.
All Aboard! Folk Art of America’s Railroads: Wheels of America
June 7–July 12, 1974, McGraw-Hill Building, Rockefeller Center, New York. Curator: Nancy Flaun Karlins
Columbia: The Gem of the Ocean
Summer 1974, Rockefeller Center, New York
Pottery of the Northeast: Folk Art Ceramics
Summer 1974, New York Bank for Savings, New York
Hooked Rugs in the Folk Art Tradition
Sept. 18, 1974–Jan. 19, 1975. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Kate Kopp, Joel Kopp
1975
Calligraphy: Why Not Learn to Write
Jan. 29–Mar. 23, 1975. Curator: Bruce Johnson
Wood Sculpture of New York State
Apr. 2–June 1, 1975. Curator: Marna K. Brill
American Folk Sculpture in Wood
June 17–July 16, 1975, International Building, Rockefeller Center, New York. Curator: Marna K. Brill
Nautical Folk Artists of Today
July 14–26, 1974, McGraw-Hill Building, Rockefeller Center, New York. Curator: N.F. Karlins
Tramp Art
Sept. 9–Nov. 31, 1975. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Helaine Fendelmen
The Enchanted World of Dolls
Dec. 10, 1975–Jan. 1, 1976, Port Authority, New York. Curator: Micki McCabe
1976
American Cat-alogue: The Cat in American Folk Art
Jan. 13–Mar. 26, 1976. Curator: Bruce Johnson
Paper of the State
Apr. 9–June 2, 1976. Curator: N.F. Karlins
A Child’s Comfort: Baby and Doll Quilts in American Folk Art
Oct. 6, 1976–Feb. 4, 1977. Curator: Josephine Rogers
1977
Selected Masterpiece Paintings: New York State Folk Painters
Feb. 23–May 22, 1977. Curator: Marna Brill Anderson
Best of Friends: To Bruce Johnson
June 7–Sept. 3, 1977. Curator: Burton Fendelman
Folk and Funk: Andy Warhol’s Folk Art World
Sept. 20–Nov. 19, 1977. Curators: Sandra Brant, Elissa Cullman
The Folk Arts in New York State (part of “New York: The State of Art”)
Oct. 8–Nov. 27, 1977, New York State Museum, Albany. Curator: Robert Bishop
The All-American Dog: Man’s Best Friend in Folk Art
Nov. 30, 1977–Apr. 2, 1978. Curator: Robert Bishop
1978
Weathervanes
Spring 1978, Ginza Hall, Shiseido Co., Tokyo. Curator: Robert Bishop
Selections from the Permanent Collection
Apr. 18–June 11, 1978. Curator: Robert Bishop
Folk Art: The Heart of America
June 27–Oct. 15, 1978. Curator: Elaine Eff
Great American Samplers from the Collection of Theodore Kapnek Sr.
Oct. 31, 1978–Jan. 7, 1979. Curator: Glee Kruger
1979
The Woman Folk Artist in America
Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 1979. Curators: C. Kurt Dewhurst, Marsha MacDowell
Old Glory at Sea
May 1979, South Street Seaport Museum, New York. Curators: Kate Kopp, Joel Kopp
American Folk Painting Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wiltshire III
May 15–June 24, 1979. Curator: Laura Byers
Hawaiian Quilts: Treasures of an Island Folk Art
July 3–Sept. 2, 1979. Curators: Thomas K. Woodard, Blanche Greenstein
Phyllis Haders Collection of Amish Quilts
Sept. 1979, American Standard Building, New York. Curator: Phyllis Haders
Classics from the Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Sept. 11–16, 1979, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curators: Burton Fendelman, Helaine Fendelman
The Shakers in New York State
Sept. 14–Nov. 21, 1979, jointly presented at the New York Public Library and the American Museum of Immigration, New York. Curators: C. Eugene Kratz, Karl Mendel, Cynthia Elyce Rubin
The Art of the Weathervane
Dec. 5, 1979–Feb. 24, 1980. Curator: Ralph Sessions
1980
John Blunt: The Man, the Artist, and His Times
Mar. 7–May 4, 1980. Curators: Robert Bishop, Joyce Hill, Heather Hamilton
English Naïve Painting
May 16–Aug. 31, 1980. Curator: Andras Kalman
Whirligigs & Wind Toys: Promised Bequest from the Collection of Dorothy and Leo Rabkin
Aug. 28–Nov. 30, 1980. Curator: Patricia Coblentz
American Folk Art: The View from New York
Sept. 14–Dec. 7, 1980, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, N.Y. Curator: William C. Ketchum Jr.
Marine Paintings: Nineteenth-Century New York Port Painters
Oct. 29–Nov. 2, 1980, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: A.J. Peluso Jr.
Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America
Dec. 12, 1980–Feb. 1, 1981, jointly presented at the New-York Historical Society, New York. Curators: Sandra Brant, Elissa Cullman
1981
The Icons of John Perates
Feb. 12–May 10, 1981. Curator: Robert Bishop
Records of Passage: New England Illuminated Manuscripts in the Fraktur Tradition
Feb. 12–May 10, 1981. Curator: Philip Isaacson
Anonymous Beauty: Quilts, Coverlets, and Bed Covers—Textile Treasures from Two Centuries
May 19–Aug. 1, 1981, jointly presented at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Curators: Jo Geise Brown, Judith Reiter Weissman
The Art of the American Decoy: Folk Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Donal C. O’Brien Jr.
Sept. 3–Nov. 8, 1981. Curator: Jeff Waingrow
Celebrate the Garden: Shaker Herbs and Their Relevance Today
Sept. 24–27, 1981, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: Amy Bess Miller
A Selection from the Permanent Collection
Nov. 25, 1981–Sept. 19, 1982. Curator: Alice M. Kaplan
Woven For Work: American Baskets
Nov. 25, 1981–Feb. 14, 1982. Curator: Judith A. Jedlicka
1982
Folk Art Masterpieces: Recent Accessions from the Howard and Jean Lipman Collection
Feb. 24–Sept. 19, 1982. Curator: Robert Bishop
The Art of Scherenschnitte: Scissors-Cuttings by Helen von Streker Nyce
May 26–Sept. 19, 1982. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Rowenna Pounds
The Chalk Menagerie
May 26–Sept. 19, 1982. Curator: Rowenna Pounds
Amish Quilts
June 19–Aug. 15, 1982, Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pa. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Beverly K. Black
Grenfell Rugs
Sept. 29–Oct. 3, 1982, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: Sally Nolan
A Prairie Vision: The World of Olof Krans
Sept. 29, 1982–Jan. 2, 1983. Curator: Merle Glick
Americans at Work and Play: Folk Sculpture from the Collection of Dorothy and Leo Rabkin
Oct. 24, 1982–Jan. 9, 1983, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, N.Y. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Ann Dauberman
Chief Willey Retrospective Exhibit
Nov. 16–Dec. 3, 1982, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York University, New York. Curator: Janice Vander Poel
1983
The Shape of Things: Folk Sculpture from Two Centuries
Jan. 13–May 31, 1983. Curators: Robert Bishop, Mary Ann Demos
A Pieced Paradox: Amish Crib Quilts
June 6–Aug. 31, 1983, Equitable Gallery, New York. Curator: Dawn Wiegand
Quilts from the Pennsylvania Amish
June 21–Sept. 18, 1983. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Quilts from the Indiana Amish: A Regional Collection
June 28–Aug. 21, 1983, City Gallery of New York, Department of Cultural Affairs. Curator: David Pottinger
The Museum Collects: New Directions, New Accessions
Oct. 3–Nov. 13, 1983. Curators: Joyce Hill, Cynthia Sutherland
Uncle Sam: An American Folk Hero
Oct. 5–10, 1983, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: Jane Walentas
Children’s Children: American Folk Dolls
Nov. 22, 1983–Feb. 26, 1984. Curator: Wendy Lavitt
Reflections of Faith: Religious Folk Art in America
Dec. 9, 1983–Jan. 21, 1984, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York. Curators: C. Kurt Dewhurst, Marsha MacDowell
1984
A Keene Eye: Selections from the American Folk Art Collection of Mr. and Mrs. James O. Keene
Apr. 27–June 17, 1984. Curator: Charlotte M. Emans
Cross Currents: Faces, Figureheads, and Scrimshaw Fancies
June 25–Sept. 2, 1984. Curator: Joyce Hill
The World of Grandma Moses
Sept. 10–Oct. 28, 1984. Organizer: International Exhibition Foundation. Curator: Jane Kallir
Folk Hearts
Oct. 24–27, 1984, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curators: Cynthia V.A. Schaffner, Susan Klein
Erastus Salisbury Field
Oct. 31, 1984–Jan. 15, 1985, jointly presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Organizer: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass. Curator: Mary Black
The Jewish Heritage in American Folk Art
Nov. 8, 1984–Mar. 15, 1985, The Jewish Museum, New York. Traveling exhibition. Coorganizer: The Jewish Museum. Curators: Gerard C. Wertkin, Norman L. Kleeblatt
Winning Moves: Painted Gameboards of North America
Dec. 14, 1984–Mar. 3, 1985. Curators: Doranna Wendel, Bruce J. Wendel
Marriage Milestones: 10th Wedding Anniversary Tin
Dec. 18, 1984–Mar. 3, 1985. Curators: Nancy Clokey, James D. Clokey III
1985
Continuity and Change: Amish Quilts from the William and Dede Wigton Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Mar. 19–Apr. 28, 1985. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Made in New York State: Handwoven Coverlets, 1820–1860
Mar. 20–Apr. 28, 1985. Organizer: Jefferson County Historical Society, Watertown, N.Y. Curator: Virginia Parslow Partridge
Southern Folk Art
May 15–Aug. 25, 1985. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Cynthia Elyce Rubin
American Naïve Paintings from the National Gallery of Art
Sept. 10–Dec. 1, 1985. Organizer: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Curators: Deborah Chotner, Nicolai Cikovsky Jr.
Windmill Weights: A Folk Art Frontier
Oct. 23–27, 1985, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: Milt Simpson
A Time to Reap: Late-Blooming Folk Artists
Nov. 9–Dec. 7, 1985, Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J. Curators: Barbara Wahl Kaufman, Didi Barrett
Ape to Zebra: A Menagerie of New Mexican Woodcarvings—The Animal Carnival Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Dec. 10, 1985–Feb. 16, 1986. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Elizabeth Wecter
An Art of Deception: American Wildfowl Decoys
Dec. 10, 1985–Feb. 16, 1986. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Jeff Waingrow
Children in Red by Ammi Phillips
Dec. 10, 1985–Feb. 16, 1986. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Mary Black
1986
Liberties with Liberty: The Changing of an American Symbol
Feb. 25–May 18, 1986. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Nancy Jo Fox
Earl Cunningham: His Carefree American World
Mar. 12–Apr. 4, 1986, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York University, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Henry Niemann
All Flags Flying: American Patriotic Quilts
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Carter Houck
Continuity and Change: Amish Quilts from the Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Crazy for Quilts
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Expressions of Liberty
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Traveling exhibition
From Sea to Shining Sea
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Organizer: The National Needlework Association, Zanesville, Ohio. Curator: Mary Colucci
The Hawaiian Quilt: A Cherished Tradition
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York
Made in U.S.A.: Two Centuries of Quilts and Other Bedcovers from the Museum of American Folk Art
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
The National Peace Quilt
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Organizer: The Boise Peace Quilt Project, Boise, Idaho
The Quilts Fantastic
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York
Small Sensations
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Curator: Sharon L. Eisenstat
So Proudly We Hail: Banners from Quilt Guilds
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Organizer: Fairfield Processing Corp. Curator: Donna Wilder
Through Children’s Eyes: Eight Patriotic State Quilts
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York. Organizer: Laura Ashley, Inc.
Workshop Teachers’ Collection
Apr. 24–27, 1986, The Great American Quilt Festival I, New York
Muffled Voices: Folk Artists in Contemporary America
May 16–Sept. 12, 1986, PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York. Curator: Didi Barrett
Off the Walls: Exceptional Quilts from Private New York City Collections
May 27–June 27, 1986. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Cynthia V.A. Schaffner
Young America: A Folk Art History
Sept. 30–Nov. 15, 1986, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Mary Ann Demos
A Penny Saved: Children and Mechanical Banks
Oct. 22–25, 1986, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curators: Alvan Bisnoff, Claude Bisnoff
Catch a Brass Ring: Carousel Art from the Charlotte Dinger Collection
Nov. 24, 1986–Mar. 28, 1987, PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Charlotte Dinger
Different Drummers: A Selection from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Dec. 1, 1986–Jan. 23, 1987, Olympia and York’s Park Avenue Atrium Gallery, New York. Curator: Ludwig Datene
1987
Masterpieces of American Folk Art
Apr. 10–May 9, 1987, Hirschl and Adler Folk, New York. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
The Shakers: Photographs by Ann Chwatsky/Objects from Sabbathday Lake
Apr. 20–May 24, 1987, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, N.Y. Curator: Gerard C. Wertkin
Tobacco Roads: The Popular Art of an American Pastime
June 5–July 24, 1987, City Gallery of New York, Department of Cultural Affairs. Curator: Ben Apfelbaum
Life in the New World: Selections from the Permanent Collection of Museum of American Folk Art
July 15–Aug. 28, 1987, Sotheby’s, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr., Michael McManus
Silhouettes in America, 1790–1840
Oct. 21–25, 1987, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: Blume J. Rifken
Homage to the Quilt
Oct. 28, 1987–Jan. 10, 1988, American Craft Museum, New York. Coorganizer: American Craft Museum. Curator: Penny McMorris
Loan Exhibit
Nov. 19, 1987–Jan. 31, 1988, Plâce des Antiquaires, New York. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
1988
April Fool: Folk Art Fakes and Forgeries
Apr. 1–30, 1988, Hirschl & Adler Folk, New York. Curator: Samuel Pennington
City Folk: Ethnic Traditions in the Metropolitan Area
June 13–Sept. 9, 1988, PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York. Curator: Gerard C. Wertkin
Malcah Zeldis: American Self-Taught Artist
July 21–Sept. 9, 1988, 80 Washington Square Gallery, New York University, New York. Curator: Henry Niemann
Portraits in Stone
Oct. 3–Nov. 11, 1988, Federal Hall National Memorial, New York. Curators: Daniel Farber, Jesse Lie Farber
Folk Art of the Westward Movement
Oct. 19–23, 1988, Fall Antiques Show, New York
1989
The Pennsylvania German Hex Sign
Jan. 9–Feb. 20,1989, Marathon County Historical Society, Wausau, Wis. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Don Yoder, Thomas E. Graves
Access to Art: Bringing Folk Art Closer
Feb. 11–Apr. 2, 1989, New York State Museum, Albany. Traveling exhibition. Coorganizer: American Foundation for the Blind. Curator: Irma Shore
Expressions of a New Spirit
Apr. 13–July 16, 1989. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Flags over the Hudson
Apr. 26–30, 1989, The Great American Quilt Festival 2, New York. Organizer: Fairfield Processing Corp.
Made to Remember: American Commemorative Quilts
Apr. 26–30, 1989, The Great American Quilt Festival 2, New York
Memories of Childhood
Apr. 26–30, 1989, The Great American Quilt Festival 2, New York. Traveling exhibition
Quilts Japan
Apr. 26–30, 1989, The Great American Quilt Festival 2, New York. Organizer: Fairfield Processing Corp. Curator: Donna Wilder
Double Wedding Ring Quilts
Apr. 26–30, 1989, The Great American Quilt Festival 2, New York
Sew Funny
Apr. 26–30, 1989, The Great American Quilt Festival 2, New York. Organizer: Fairfield Processing Corp. Curator: Ann Boyce
Stitched from the Soul: Slave Quilts from the Ante-Bellum South
July 20–Sept. 17, 1989. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Gladys-Marie Fry
Always in Tune: Music in American Folk Art
Sept. 20–Nov. 26, 1989. Curator: Michael McManus
The Road to Heaven Is Paved by Good Works: The Art of Reverend Howard Finster
Sept. 21, 1989–Jan. 5, 1990, PaineWebber Gallery, New York. Curator: John Turner
Twelve Classics of Antique American Indian Art
Oct. 18–22, 1989, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: Josh Baer
Double Wedding Ring Quilts
Oct. 18–Nov. 9, 1989, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York University, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
America Eats: Folk Art and Food
Dec. 7, 1989–Feb. 4, 1990. Curator: William Woys Weaver
Discoveries in Folk Sculpture
Dec. 7, 1989–Apr. 15, 1990. Curators: Roger Ricco, Frank Maresca
1990
Face to Face: M.W. Hopkins and Noah North
Feb. 15–Apr. 15, 1990. Organizer: Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Mass. Curator: Jacquelyn Oak
Beneath the Ice: The Art of the Fish Decoy
Feb. 15–Apr. 17, 1990. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Ben Apfelbaum
Documents of Education: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring
Apr. 21–June 24, 1990. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Betty Ring
Photographic Visions: A Personal Look at the Folk Art Environment
Apr. 21–June 24, 1990. Curator: Valorie Fisher
Jacob Maentel in Indiana
June 28–Sept. 3, 1990. Organizer: Evansville Museum of Arts & Science, Evansville, Ind. Curator: John W. Streetman III
Pictures, Patchwork, and Promised Gifts: Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection
June 28–Sept. 9, 1990. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Stacy C. Hollander
Five-Star Folk Art: One Hundred American Masterpieces
Sept. 13–Dec. 2, 1990. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
The World of Taiji Harada: Folk Art Life in Japan
Oct. 11, 1990–Jan. 4, 1991, PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York. Coorganizer: Asahi Shimbun. Curator: Johleen D. Nester
Crafted for Joy: Children’s Wooden Toys
Dec. 6, 1990–Jan. 6, 1991
Painters of Record: William Murray and His School
Dec. 6, 1990–Mar. 3, 1991. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Arthur Kern, Sybil Kern
The Cutting Edge: Contemporary American Folk Art from the Rosenak Collection
Dec. 6, 1990–Mar. 10, 1991. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Barbara Cate
1991
Access to Art: All Creatures Great and Small
Mar. 21–June 9, 1991. Traveling exhibition. Coorganizer: American Foundation for the Blind, New York. Curator: Irma Shore
The Quilt Encyclopedia
Mar. 21–June 9, 1991. Curator: Carter Houck
America’s Flower Garden
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Citiquilts
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York. Curator: Paula Nadelstern
Discover America
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York
Discovering Quilts in the USSR
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York. Organizer: All-Russian Museum of Applied and Decorative Arts, Moscow. Curator: Galina Pavelkovskaya
Dollmakers’ Magic
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York
Friends Sharing America
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York
Quilts of Conscience
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York. Curator: Karla Friedlich
Stars and Stripes Forever: Patriotic Quilts from the Marilyn and Milton Brechner Collection
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York
Young People’s America
May 1–5, 1991, The Great American Quilt Festival 3, New York. Traveling exhibition
Paint, Powder, and Leaf: Selections from the Historical Society of Early American Decoration
June 20–Sept. 15, 1991. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Ralph Sessions, Debbie Lambeth
Quilts from America’s Flower Garden
June 20–Sept. 15, 1991. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Harry Lieberman: A Journey of Remembrance
June 20–Sept. 22, 1991. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Discover America/Friends Sharing America: The Great American Quilt Festival 3
July 1–Sept. 9, 1991, Minnestrista Cultural Center, Muncie, Ind. Traveling exhibition.
Continuing Traditions in American Folk Art
July 9–Aug. 12, 1991, Banco Consolidado Cultural Complex, Caracas, Venezuela. Traveling exhibition. Coorganizer: United States Information Agency
Swiss Folk Art: Celebrating America’s Roots
Sept. 26, 1991–Jan. 1, 1992. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Cynthia Elyce Rubin
Young People’s America: The Great American Quilt Festival 3
May 18–July 13, 1992, Lied Discovery Children’s Museum, Las Vegas, Nev.
1992
Patterns of Prestige: The Development and Influence of the Saltillo Sarape
Jan. 7–Mar. 1, 1992. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Kathleen Whitaker, Mark Winter
Santos de Palo: The Household Saints of Puerto Rico
Jan. 7–May 10, 1992. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Yvonne Lange
Woven for Warmth: Coverlets from the Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Mar. 5–Sept. 6, 1992. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Martha Leversuch
The Art of Embellishment: Painted and Stenciled Masterworks from the Museum of American Folk Art
May 14–Sept. 6, 1992. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Step Lively: The Art of the Folk Cane
June 4–Sept. 13, 1992. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Visiones del Pueblo: The Folk Art of Latin America
Sept. 17, 1992–Jan. 3, 1993. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Marion Oettinger Jr.
1993
Bob Bishop: A Life in American Folk Art
Feb. 27–Sept. 12, 1993. Curator: Cyril I. Nelson
Always There: The African-American Presence in American Quilts
May 12–16, 1993, The Great American Quilt Festival 4, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Cuesta Benberry
The Creative Balance: Quilts from the Great American Quilt Festival 4 Teaching Staff
May 12–16, 1993, The Great American Quilt Festival 4, New York. Curator: Paula Nadelstern
Marie Webster Quilts: A Retrospective
May 12–16, 1993, The Great American Quilt Festival 4, New York. Organizer: Indianapolis Museum of Art. Curator: Niloo Imami-Paydar
The Quilt Connection All-Stars
May 12–16, 1993, The Great American Quilt Festival 4, New York
Signs and Symbols: African Images in African American Quilts from the Rural South
May 12–16, 1993, The Great American Quilt Festival 4, New York. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Maude Southwell Wahlman
Star Coverage: Celebrities and Their Quilts
May 12–16, 1993, The Great American Quilt Festival 4, New York. Curator: Shelly Zegart
Morning Star Quilts: Quilting Traditions of the Northern Plains Indians
May 12–16, 1993, The Great American Quilt Festival 4, New York. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Stencil and Paint: The Decorative Impulse in American Folk Art
June 21–Aug. 22, 1993, Midland County Historical Society, Midland, Mich.
Driven to Create: The Anthony Petullo Collection of Self-Taught and Outsider Art
Sept. 18–Nov. 7, 1993. Organizer: Milwaukee Art Museum. Curator: Russell Bowman
America’s Heritage: Permanent Collection—The Daniel Cowin Series
Oct. 5, 1993–Oct. 2001. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Thornton Dial: Image of the Tiger
Nov. 16, 1993–Jan. 30, 1994, jointly presented at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Coorganizer: New Museum of Contemporary Art. Curator: Thomas McEvilley
1994
Northern Scenes: Hooked Art of the Grenfell Mission
Feb. 5–Apr. 17, 1994. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Paula Laverty
Revisiting Ammi Phillips: Fifty Years of American Portraiture
Feb. 5–Apr. 17, 1994. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Howard P. Fertig
New York Beauties: Quilts from the Empire State
Apr. 23–Sept. 11, 1994. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Phyllis A. Tepper
Every Picture Tells a Story: Word and Image in American Folk Art
Sept. 17, 1994–Jan. 15, 1995. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
1995
The Gift Is Small, the Love Is Great
Jan. 21–Apr. 2, 1995. Curator: Pastor Frederick S. Weiser
Minnie Evans: Artist
Jan. 21–Apr. 2, 1995. Organizer: Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C. Curator: Charles Muir Lovell
‘Given by Inspiration’: Shaker Drawings and Manuscripts from the American Society for Psychical Research
Jan. 23–Apr. 2, 1995. Curator: Gerard C. Wertkin
Victorian Vernacular: The American Show Quilt
Apr. 8–Sept. 10, 1995. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Sharon L. Eisenstat
Norwegian Folk Art: The Migration of a Tradition
Sept. 16, 1995–Jan. 7, 1996. Traveling exhibition. Coorganizer: Norwegian Folk Museum, Oslo. Curator: Marion John Nelson
1996
Expressions of Trust: Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection
Jan. 16–Feb. 25, 1996. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Discovering Ellis Ruley
Mar. 2–Apr. 28, 1996. Organizer: San Diego Museum of Art. Curator: Steven L. Brezzo
An American Treasury: Quilts from the Museum of American Folk Art
May 4–Sept. 8, 1996. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Sharon L. Eisenstat
The Art of the Contemporary Doll
May 4–Sept. 8, 1996. Curators: Krystyna Poray Goddu, Wendy Lavitt
A Place for Us: Vernacular Architecture in American Folk Art
Sept. 14, 1996–Jan. 5, 1997. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
1997
Henry Darger: The Unreality of Being
Jan. 18–Apr. 27, 1997. Organizer: University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City. Curator: Stephen Prokopoff
A Passion for the Past: The Collection of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little at Cogswell’s Grant
May 3–July 6, 1997. Organizers: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Boston, and American Federation of Arts, New York. Curator: Ruth Wolfe
Old-Time Favorites, New-Time Fashions: Quilt Revival 1910–1950
July 12–Sept. 28, 1997. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Sharon L. Eisenstat
William L. Hawkins
Oct. 6–Nov. 2, 1997. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
The Image Business: Shop and Cigar Store Figures in America
Nov. 8, 1997–Jan. 11, 1998. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Ralph Sessions
1998
A.G. Rizzoli: Architect of Magnificent Visions
Jan. 17–Mar. 8, 1998. Organizer: San Diego Museum of Art. Curator: Jo Farb Hernández
Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology
Mar. 10–May 17, 1998, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Elsa Longhauser, Harald Szeemann
Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: Perspectives on Patterning
Mar. 14–June 7, 1998. Curator: Elsa Longhauser
A Cast of Characters: 19th-Century Chalkware from the Museum of American Folk Art
May 23–Aug. 9, 1998, Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pa.
Edge to Edge: Selections from Studio Art Quilt Associates
June 13–Sept. 27, 1998. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Mary Ann Willson: Artist Maid
June 13–Sept. 27, 1998. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Masterpieces in Wood: American Folk Marquetry from the Hirschhorn Foundation
Oct. 3, 1998–Jan. 10, 1999. Curator: Richard Mühlberger
Folk Art Treasures: Highlighs from 20 Years of the Fall Antiques Show
Nov. 18–22, 1998, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Julie K. Palley
1999
The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe: Ninety-Nine and a Half Won’t Do
Jan. 16–May 16, 1999. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Lee Kogan
Beyond the Square: Color and Design in Amish Quilts
May 22–Nov. 7, 1999. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Millennial Dreams: Vision and Prophecy in American Folk Art
Nov. 13, 1999–May 14, 2000. Curator: Gerard C. Wertkin
Millennial Dreams
Nov. 17–21, 1999, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Gerard C. Wertkin
2000
The Art of William Edmondson
May 20–Aug. 27, 2000. Organizer: Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville. Curator: Rusty Freeman
An Engagement with Folk Art: Cyril I. Nelson’s Gifts to the Museum
Sept. 2, 2000–Jan. 7, 2001. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Glorious American Quilts: The Quilt Collection of the Museum of American Folk Art
Mar. 9–Apr. 11, 2000, Takashimaya Department Stores, Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Yokohama. Traveling exhibition
Opening 2001: The Museum of American Folk Art at West 53rd Street
Nov. 15–19, 2000, Fall Antiques Show, New York. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
2001
ABCD: A Collection of Art Brut
Jan. 20–Sept. 2, 2001. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Brooke Davis Anderson, Jenifer P. Borum
Quilted Constructions: The Spirit of Design
Sept. 24, 2001–Jan. 13, 2002. Traveling exhibition
American Radiance: The Ralph Esmerian Gift to the American Folk Art Museum
Dec. 11, 2001–June 2, 2002. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Darger: The Henry Darger Collection at the American Folk Art Museum
Dec. 11, 2001–June 23, 2002. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
2002
Studies and Sketches: Henry Darger
Jan. 19–July 14, 2002, Lincoln Square branch. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
American Anthem: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum
July 11, 2002–Jan. 5, 2003. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Brooke Davis Anderson
Painted Saws: Jacob Kass
July 20–Dec. 1, 2002, Lincoln Square branch. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Lee Kogan
2003
Fraktur Treasures from the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center
Feb. 1–May 11, 2003. Organizer: Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, Pennsburg, Pa. Curator: Deborah M. Rebuck
St. Adolf-Giant-Creation: The Art of Adolf Wölfli
Feb. 25–May 18, 2003. Curators: Elka Spoerri, Daniel Baumann
Drawn Home: Fritz Vogt’s Rural America
May 20–Sept. 21, 2003. Organizer: Fenimore Art Museum, New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, N.Y. Curator: W. Parker Hayes Jr.
Fraktur from the Ralph Esmerian Gift to the American Folk Art Museum
May 24–Oct. 25, 2003, Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Mass.
The Perfect Game: America Looks at Baseball
June 17, 2003–Feb. 1, 2004. Curators: Elizabeth V. Warren, Margaret S. Smeal
Recent Gifts to the American Folk Art Museum: A Collection Sampler
Oct. 8, 2003–Oct. 17, 2004. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Brooke Davis Anderson
2004
Talking Quilts
Feb. 25–Aug. 1, 2004. Curator:  Stacy C. Hollander
Tools of Her Ministry: The Art of Sister Gertrude Morgan
Feb. 25–Sept. 26, 2004. Traveling exhibition. Curator: William A. Fagaly
Masterpieces of American Jewelry
Aug. 20, 2004–Jan. 23, 2005. Organizer: National Jewelry Institute. Curator: Ralph O. Esmerian
Blue
Oct. 20, 2004–Mar. 6, 2005. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Folk Art Revealed
Nov. 16, 2004–Aug. 23, 2009. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Brooke Davis Anderson
2005
Ancestry & Innovation: African American Art from the Collection
Feb. 15–Sept. 4, 2005. Traveling exhibition. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Brooke Davis Anderson
Self and Subject
Mar. 22–Sept. 11, 2005. Curator: Lee Kogan
Obsessive Drawing
Sept. 14, 2005–Mar. 19, 2006. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
Surface Attraction: Painted Furniture from the Collection
Sept. 20, 2005–Mar. 26, 2006. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
2006
White on White (and a little gray)
Mar. 28–Sept. 17, 2006. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Concrete Kingdom: Sculptures by Nek Chand
Apr. 4–Sept. 24, 2006. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
Midwestern Amish Quilts
Aug. 4, 2006–July 29, 2007, Lincoln Square branch. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
A Deaf Artist in Early America: The Worlds of John Brewster Jr.
Oct. 3, 2006–Jan. 7, 2007. Organizer: Fenimore Art Museum, New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, N.Y. Curator: Paul D’Ambrosio
2007
Martín Ramírez
Jan. 23–May 13, 2007. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
The Great Cover-up: American Rugs on Beds, Tables, and Floors
June 5–Sept 9, 2007. Curator: Lee Kogan
In the Atrium: Landscapes from the Collection
June 5–Sept. 11, 2007. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Brooke Davis Anderson
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel
Oct. 2, 2007–Mar. 23, 2008. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Murray Zimiles
A Legacy in Quilts: Cyril Irwin Nelson’s Final Gifts to the American Folk Art Museum
Oct. 31, 2007–Feb. 24, 2008, Lincoln Square branch. Curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
2008
Earl Cunningham’s America
Mar. 4–Aug. 31, 2008, Lincoln Square branch. Organizer: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. Curator: Virginia Mecklenburg
Asa Ames: Occupation Sculpturing
Apr. 15–Sept. 14, 2008. Traveling exhibition. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Dargerism: Contemporary Artists and Henry Darger
Apr. 15–Sept. 21, 2008. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
The Seduction of Light: Ammi Phillips | Mark Rothko Compositions in Pink, Green, and Red
Oct. 7, 2008–Mar. 29, 2009. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Martín Ramírez: The Last Works
Oct. 7, 2008–Apr. 12, 2009. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
Up Close: Henry Darger
Oct. 7, 2008–June 2009. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
In the Atrium: Recent Gifts to the Collection
Oct. 7, 2008–Apr. 2009. Curators: Stacy C. Hollander, Brooke Davis Anderson
Recycling & Resourcefulness: Quilts of the 1930s
Oct. 21, 2008–Mar. 15, 2009, Lincoln Square branch. Organizer: International Quilt Study Center & Museum, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
2009
Textural Rhythms: Constructing the Jazz Tradition—Contemporary African American Quilts
March 24–Aug. 23, 2009, Lincoln Square branch. Organizer: Carolyn L. Mazloomi. Tour development: Smith Kramer Fine Art Services, Kansas City, Missouri
The Treasure of Ulysses Davis
April 21–Sept. 6, 2009. Organizer: High Museum of Art, Atlanta, in collaboration with the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Savannah, Georgia
Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern
April 21–Sept. 13, 2009. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Perspectives: Setting the Scene in American Folk Art
Sept. 1, 2009–Aug. 15, 2010. Organizer: Education Department
Thomas Chambers (1808–1869): American Marine and Landscape Painter
Sept. 29, 2009–March 7, 2010. Organizer: Philadelphia Museum of Art and its Center for American Art in association with the Indiana University Art Museum
Approaching Abstraction
Oct. 6, 2009–Sept. 12, 2010. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
Up Close: Henry Darger and the Coloring Book
Oct. 6, 2009–Oct. 24, 2010. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
A New York Sampler: Selections from the Collection
Oct. 20, 2009–Nov. 7, 2010, Lincoln Square branch. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
Malcah Zeldis: New York Artist
Oct. 20, 2009–Nov. 7, 2010, Lincoln Square branch. Curator: Lee Kogan
Vestie Davis’s New York
Oct. 20, 2009–Nov. 7, 2010, Lincoln Square branch. Curator: Lee Kogan
2010
Women Only: Folk Art by Female Hands
April 6–Sept. 19, 2010. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
The Private Collection of Henry Darger
April 6–Oct. 24, 2010. Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson
Perspectives: Forming the Figure
August 24, 2010–July 8, 2011. Organizer: Education Department
Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum
October 5, 2010–July 8, 2011. Guest curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
Eugene Von Bruenchenhein: ‘Freelance Artist—Poet and Sculptor—Inovator—Arrow maker and Plant man—Bone artifacts constructor—Photographer and Architect—Philosopher
November 4, 2010–July 8, 2011. Guest curator: Brett Littman
Henry Darger: The Certainties of War
November 4, 2010–July 8, 2011. Guest curator: Kevin Miller
Super Stars: Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum
November 16, 2010–December 18, 2011. Curator: Stacy C. Hollander
2011
Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts
March 25–30, 2011, at the Park Avenue Armory. Guest curator: Elizabeth V. Warren
The Lost Heroes Art Quilt
April 19–26, 2011
2012
Jubilation|Rumination: Life, Real and Imagined
January 17–September 2, 2012
Compass: Folk Art in Four Directions
June 20, 2012–March 31, 2013
Foiled: Tinsel Painting in America
September 12, 2012–January 13, 2013
Ooh, Shiny!
September 12, 2012–January 13, 2013
2013