Events

There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.

A Notch and A Layer
Friends of Folk Art (FOFA) Members-only Lectures and Talks

A Notch and A Layer

March 13, 2017
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Exclusive event for Friends of Folk Art members with Curator Laura Addison.

Tramp art is the product of industry, a style of woodworking from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that made use of discarded cigar boxes and crates that were notched and layered to make a variety of domestic objects. In conjunction with the Museum of International Folk Art exhibition No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art , this presentation will explore this long misunderstood art form.

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