“One of the most fantastic museums anywhere in America.”
AVAM specializes in original thematic exhibitions that seamlessly combine art, science, philosophy, humor and especially social justice and betterment.
farmer/artist VOLLIS SIMPSON
“I had a lotta junk and I had
to do something with it.”
for self-taught and intuitive artistry
AVAM's 4th of July Pet Parade
& Animal Talent Show
Monday, July 4
8:30 AM Registration • 9:00 AM Parade & TALENT
Pet Parade is free! (museum exhibits closed)
Calling all furry, feathered, slithery, and scaly friends and their people, to don their best patriotic garb! Friendly pets of ALL kinds are welcome. Event held in loving memory of supreme animal lover and dear friend, Ellis Rosen.
WEATHER NOTE: In case of extreme heat or inclement weather, this event will be canceled. Please check avam.org on July 3 for updates.
“Adults are obligated to have fun, so kids will want to grow older.”
Kinetic Sculpture Race founder