AVAM 2021 Gala

Live seating is very limited!

“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.

Oct. 9, 2021 - Sep. 4, 2022

Healing and the Art of Compassion (and the Lack Thereof!)

Feb. 23, 2019 - Mar. 3, 2024

Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family

Oct. 10, 2020 - Fall 2022

The Science and Mystery of Sleep

Nov. 23, 2020 - May 23, 2022

A Visionary Spirit for Invention


farmer/artist  VOLLIS SIMPSON

 “I had a lotta junk and I had 

to do something with it.”


Permanent Collection

America’s official

national museum,

education center,

and repository

for self-taught and intuitive artistry


Upcoming events

AVAM 2021 Gala

Live seating is very limited!

  • Outdoor Sculpture Tour
    Sat, Nov 13
    Nov 13, 10:30 AM
    AVAM, 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
    This docent-led tour gives insights into our various outdoor sculptures, including our newly-restored, just reopened Meditation Chapel by artist Ben Wilson. Free with museum admission, which is sold separately. The outdoor tour is weather permitting.
  • Gala - Save the Date
    Sat, Nov 20
    American Visionary Art Museum
    Nov 20, 6:00 PM
    American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
    We are no longer taking "Save the Date" RSVPs. Event details and tickets are now available. Live seating is very limited! Visit this page for more information: www.avam.org/gala