“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.

ABUNDANCE: Too Much, Too Little, Just Right
On View

ABUNDANCE: Too Much, Too Little, Just Right

Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family
On View

Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family

The Science and Mystery of Sleep
On View

The Science and Mystery of Sleep

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
    Sat, Dec 03
    American Visionary Art Museum
    Dec 03, 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 2022 - we can't wait to make monkeys and (NEW THIS YEAR) sock bunnies!

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

–Hobart Brown
HELP SECURE REBECCA HOFFBERGER'S VISIONARY LEGACY