American Folk Art Museum, Collection and Education Center

The American Folk Art Museum invites visitors to participate in behind-the-scenes visits to the newly opened Collections and Education Center, located in Long Island City, Queens. There, adult or university groups, researchers, scholars, and others can gain unparalleled access to the museum’s collections, archives, library, and a new roster of limited edition public programs. Learn more about these exciting opportunities for greater discovery of folk art and art by the self-taught through:

  • Exhibitions of select artworks from the permanent collection, which are available to adult, college, or university groups for private guided tours by appointment.
  • Access to the museum’s library and archives, available to researchers by appointment.
  • Limited-edition public programs, open to all by reservation.

For appointments, please email