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Experience Encantada

Encantada is the new restaurant located on AVAM's 3rd floor that features local Chesapeake cooking. Drawing on the importance of "roots," both creative and culinary, Encantada supports regional farms, ranches, and aqua-culture, thus nurturing the concept of sustainability. Experience this enchanted escape where boundaries are blurred and tastes are celebrated.

Visit or call 410-752-1000 for reservations or more info.


All Events

Pop-Up Installation by Master Balloon Artist HongSeok Ko
Tuesday, November 21 – Saturday, November 25 10am - 6pm

View this special, one-time pop-up installation by blind, South Korean artist HongSeok Ko, inspired by our current mega-exhibit The Great Mystery Show


Bazaart Holiday Art Market
Friday, November 24, 12pm - 6pm Saturday, November 25, 10am - 6pm

Browse original creations by regional artists and craftspeople offering painting, sculpture, paper crafts, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, mixed media, and other work that simply defies categorization!


Weekend Walk-In: Bot Shop
Saturday, November 25, 2017 1pm - 4pm

Bring new life to recycled and found objects and create a reclaimed robot!


Shiny Happy Things with Bob Benson
Saturday, December 2 • 11am - 2pm $55, $40 Members

Join the creator of the Blinged-Out Universal Tree of Life in making your own "flashies": dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors and marbles and such.


sock monkey
Sock Monkey Saturday
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10am - 2pm

Make your very own Sock Monkey - a great last-minute gift, and just something fun to do with the family.


Winter Solstice Yoga
Winter Fire: A Solstice Yoga Celebration
Sunday, December 17, 2017 5pm - 5pm

Join YogaWorks and the American Visionary Art Museum as we celebrate the winter solstice.


AVAM Celebrates MLK Day
AVAM Celebrates MLK Day 2018
Monday, January 15, 2018 10am - 6pm

Join us for guided tours, birthday cake, music, workshops, and special performances at this FREE, fun-filled day!