• Folk Couture
  • Art Camp
  • The Series of Cphace
  • Medieval to Metal


Pardon Our Dust

Pardon Our Dust While We Make Some Exciting Changes
Permanent Collection Galleries Closed

Due to an HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) project, the permanent collection galleries are currently closed. The large Edith-Marie Appleton gallery featuring Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art is open, as well as the ARTSpace and Education Wing art classrooms, Rotunda and Appleton Store.

PLEASE NOTE: Approximately 75% of the museum is closed. This includes all of the permanent collection galleries (African, Asian, European, Pre-Columbian, etc.) We apologize for the inconvenience but encourage you to visit the special exhibitions, ARTSpace and Appleton Store.

Alpine Express

Inspired Speakers Series

These monthly presentations are a new addition to our programming, featuring individuals who are not only experts in their fields, but also an inspiration to others. Appropriate for all ages, speaking topics are multi-disciplinary and range from fine arts, photography, dance, fashion, and beyond.

These talks are free for Appleton members and CF students; $10 for nonmembers. Advance reservation (for members) and purchase (for nonmembers) is recommended as events regularly sell out.

Click here to get your ticket now!

Alpine Express

Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art
February 3-April 29

Folk Couture explores the relationship between inspiration and creation. Thirteen established and emerging designers have created original ensembles inspired by artwork in the American Folk Art Museum’s collection.

Fashion Show: Saturday, April 21, 5-8 p.m.

Join us for an art-inspired fashion show with VIP guest designer and "Project Runway" star Fabio Costa. Click here for details.

Inspired Speakers Series Talk with Fabio Costa: Sunday, April 22, 2 p.m.

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