Folk Arts Exhibits

The Higner Maritime Collection: Twenty-Five Years of Ship Building by Justin Higner

August 18, 2018 - March 17, 2019

This exhibition celebrates Justin Higner’s twenty-five-year shipbuilding career, highlighting the evolution of his model-building techniques and inventive, pseudo-historical nautical allegories. Justin Higner builds worlds. For as long as he can remember, Justin has created all sorts of lived environments for... Learn More »

Fashioning Identities: Ethnic Wedding Dress in New York

November 18, 2018 - June 9, 2019

Fashioning Identities: Ethnic Wedding Dress in New York explores the role of traditional ethnic wedding dress worn within New York State’s diverse cultural landscape: how it is followed, adapted, or re-interpreted. Ethnic wedding dress refers to the traditional clothing and adornment... Learn More »