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mega

CURRENT mega-exhibitION

If You Build It, They Will Come

Oct. 7, 2023 - Sep. 1, 2024

AVAM's upcoming MEGA-Exhibition will invite visitors into the handcrafted environments of such visionaries as Zebedee Armstrong, Gayleen Aiken, Ruby C. Williams, Leslie Payne, DeVon Smith, and Baltimore's own Loring Cornish.

The exhibition will feature an engaging new way for you to connect with the gallery's main theme by using interactive touch-screen maps to explore visionary environments across the country.

Visionary Artists and Their Environments
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All exhibitIONs

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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Artist LEONARD KNIGHT at his

creation Salvation Mountain.

“There's Mt. Rushmore and

there's Salvation Mountain.”

ONGOING

Permanent Collection

“If somebody gave

me $100,000 a week

to move...I’d refuse it.

I want to be right here. It’s amazing, isn’t it?”

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permanent

an exuberant haven for self-taught artists” 

—national Geographic
Events

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

ANNUAL event

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

–Hobart Brown
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