As the American Folk Art Museum enters its 7th decade, a salute to the women who made the institution and its collection great
The American Folk Art Museum shows off a recent gift of quilts
The American Folk Art Museum presents a fascinating collection of quilts made by men at arms.
August 2009 | Sometime between 1849 and his death in 1851 a young carver named Asa Ames in Evans, Erie County, New York, decided to have his picture taken (Fig. 2). He opted for the daguerreotype process rather than a painted portrait, and he purchased a quarter-plate size though the composition he envisioned was complex for the small format. The …