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Folk Art Galleries and Museums


GALLERIES (see below for museums)


Anton Haardt Gallery
Contemporary Folk Art from the Deep South is what you will find at this colorful site.

Barbara Archer Gallery
This great Gallery located in Atlanta, GA offers the very best of contemporary self-taught art, ranging from first rate examples by long recognized Masters in the field, to exciting new works by a select group of emerging artists who are becoming recognized for their talent.

Black Tusk Gallery Native Art
Northwest Coast Native artists create the finest in masks, prints, sculptures, totem poles, baskets, bowls, paintings and jewelry truly a site to visit.

Folk Art Canada
A great site dedicated to the celebration, documentation, and promotion of Canadian folk art.

Garde Rail Gallery
Contemporary folk art, self-taught art and vernacular art in Seattle Washington.

Ginger Young Gallery
More than 4 dozen self-taught artists from the South Eastern USA are here.

Grey Carter - Objects of Art
Features selected works by self-taught artists. They range from folk, outsider and visionary to modernists and from notables to the newly discovered.

LaFate Gallery
Eunice LaFate likes to work in contemporary, traditional, and folk art styles. Her folk art pieces showcase her ability to imbue essential line and form with vibrant color to depict the universal meaning that resides at the heart of everyday experience.., the spirit that lives at the core of our temporal existence.

Marsha Weber Art Objects
A gallery that collects and sells rare and unusual one-of a kind paintings, drawings, sculpture and objects created by self-taught artists.

Milagros Gallery
This Gallery is located in the historic town of Sonoma California. The owners are very dedicated in, preserving the various art forms and indigenous lifestyle of Mexico. Here you will find Religious Folk Art,Unique Masks and Uncommon Finds...

North Pole Christmas
Online Primitive Wood Patterns with step-by-step instructions, full size patterns and color photos. Most of these finished wood crafts have been sold at craft shows or malls with excellent results. You'll find them fast and easy to make.

Penfield Gallery of Indian Arts
A great site featuring such artists as Jimmy Lee, Leo, Reed and Lulu Herbert and Claudia Cellicion, creators of Folk Art from the Navajo and Zuni Nations.

Splendid Peasant
An extraordinary collection of American folk art and early painted furniture.

Southern Visionary Folk Art Gallery
This gallery is a family business whose goal is to share and promote their passion for folk art and astists. The online only setting is a perfect place for you to find many well loved southern Folk artists.

The Folk Art Gallery
This gallery's collection includes African tribal masks, ceremonial and ritual artifacts, baskets, textiles, containers and other objects of daily life from around the world.

Topper Gallery
Among the most important collectors of Asian Art in Canada, the Topper site represents 40 years of serious collecting experience.

Visionary Art Gallery
At Visionary you will find a unique online gallery with over 300 pieces. The site also has extensive biographies on folk artists complete with video clips and historical information on some very well known folk artists.

Wares For Art
Subjective and objective works of art and craft that resonate both primitive and futuristic tendencies.

Yard Dog
Features the work of folk, outsider, and visionary artists of the American South: Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North & South Carolina, West Virginia, Louisiana, and Texas

MUSEUMS (see above for galleries)


American Visionary Art Museum, The
A place where the best of self-taught, intuitive artistic contributions are recognized, this Baltimore, Maryland Museum web site has detailed exhibition information.

Art Museum of SE Texas
This museum houses many collections including 19th and 20th century folk art.

De Stadshof Collection
The Netherlands' first museum for naive and outsider art, located in an outstanding neoclassical monument at the edge of the historic town centre of Zwolle closed and the collection has moved to be seen at this new web space.

Kentucky Folk Art Center
A Kentucky Museum with a permanent folk art collection of 740 pieces.

Museum of American Folk Art: New York
A fun and vibrant web site where you can find out about exhibitions and educational programs as well as view art objects in the round.

[MOIFA] Museum of International Folk Art
This museum is a unit of the Museum of New Mexico. The pages are chock full of info, are easy to get around and are updated regularly.

San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum
Along with many visuals, this site lists current and upcoming exhibitions.

Southwest Museum
Located in Los Angeles, California, the collections of the Southwest Museum represent Native American cultures from Alaska to South America. Also features Hispanic folk and decorative arts.

Vermont Folk Life Center
Featuring contemporary folk and traditional arts plus an educational resource center and sound archive of family stories and folklife.