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“One of the most fantastic museums anywhere in America.” 

–CNN 

AVAM specializes in original thematic exhibitions that seamlessly combine art, science, philosophy, humor and especially social justice and betterment.

If You Build It, They Will Come
On View

If You Build It, They Will Come

Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family
On View

Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family

The Secret Within
On View

The Secret Within

A Visionary Spirit for Invention
Virtual & Private

A Visionary Spirit for Invention

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farmer/artist  VOLLIS SIMPSON

 “I had a lotta junk and I had 

to do something with it.”

ONGOING

Permanent Collection

America’s official
national museum,
education center,
and repository
for self-taught and intuitive artistry

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Upcoming events

  • Sock Creature Saturday
    Sock Creature Saturday
    Sat, Dec 02
    Dec 02, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
    Dec 02, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
    We hope you’ll join us for Sock Creature Saturday 2023 - we can't wait to make monkeys and sock bunnies together!
  • FREE Winter Solstice Yoga
    FREE Winter Solstice Yoga
    Thu, Dec 21
    Dec 21, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
    Dec 21, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA

Adults are obligated to have fun, so kids will want to grow older.” 

–Hobart Brown
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