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The Human Guide to Our Creative Brain Conference
Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 • 1–5pm (12:30 check-in) FREE, RSVP to

A fascinating afternoon of free-to-all, public visionary learning in complement to our current exhibit The Visionary Experience, this conference celebrates unexpected moments of creative inspiration with presentations by Dr. Martine Rothblatt (keynote speaker), visionary artist Jason Padgett, and noted scientific researchers, artists and altered-state experiencers. Presented in partnership with the Institute for Integrative Health.


Updates to 1st Fl. Permanent Collection Gallery
Gallery will be CLOSED thru Feb. 20, Re-opens: Feb. 21, 2015

PLEASE NOTE: AVAM's 1st floor Permanent Collection gallery will be CLOSED to the public starting January 20 thru February 20, 2015, as we renovate the gallery space and update the artwork on display. We are excited to re-open this gallery on Saturday, February 21 and unveil enchanting new wonders from our expansive permanent collection. The rest of the museum's main building will be open during this time, including the main exhibition: The Visionary Experience, 3rd floor exhibit: Donald Pass: The Hope We Seek, Basement gallery, as well as the Jim Rouse Visionary Center, outdoor wonders & more. Thank you!