American Perspectives

Date(s) - 10/15/2022 - 01/08/2023
12:00 am

Frick Pittsburgh


Drawn entirely from the collection of the American Folk Art Museum, this exhibition includes an extraordinary selection of paintings, sculpture and other objects that demonstrates the diversity of American life and experiences.

The American Folk Art Museum was established in 1961 and is devoted to the aesthetic appreciation of folk art and creative expressions of contemporary self-taught artists. The New York City institution holds over 8,000 objects from the 18th century to the present.

Each artwork is a powerful vehicle for storytelling, and this exhibition reveals the vital role folk art plays as a witness to history, marker of cultural heritage and a reflection of the world at large through the eyes, heart, and mind of an artist.

This is the first presentation of folk art in the Frick’s history.

7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States