October 3, 2015 – September 4, 2016
AVAM's latest exhibition champions the radiant and transformative power of HOPE, and features work by 25+ visionary artists, among them many "super survivors" of enormous personal traumas.
AVAM's Giant WhirliGig by Vollis Simpson is Baltimore's most beloved outdoor sculptural landmark.
This lone figure was carved from a single apple tree trunk. It was created as a self-portrait by a British mental patient who had a distinctive concave chest from years of tuberculosis.
AVAM's exterior, dazzling mosaic walls were built by youth-at-risk as part of the largest Mosaic apprenticeship program in the nation.
Painted Screens have been a fixture on Baltimore row houses since 1913.
World-famous hitchhiker and visionary artist DeVon Smith lovingly created his own 100% recycled family of robots.