Introduction to Folk Arts - Permanent Exhibition

Opened in July 2019, this new section of the Folk Art Gallery provides a permanent, comprehensive introduction to folk art.

Exhibit:  July 7, 2019 – July 3, 2022


What is folk art?

In this exhibition, explore the different ways we make, experience, and use folk art in our everyday life. Featuring works from the museum’s Folk Arts Collection, learn more about how we build community, share meaning, and participate in folk art through cultural traditions practiced in the Buffalo-Niagara region including Tuscarora Beadwork, Polish Wycinanki, and Turkish Paper Marbling.