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The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
Folk Art Museum

Colonial and contemporary artists and craftspeople work outside the mainstream of academic art to record aspects of everyday life, making novel and effective use of the materials at hand. Bold colors, simplified shapes, and imaginative surface patterns can be seen in the variety of paintings, carvings, toys, needlework they create.

The Folk Art Museum offers changing exhibitions of American folk art from its permanent holdings and museum loan shows.

The Museum Store features an array of distinctive gifts. Items ranging from folk art by contemporary artists to note cards and books complement the museum's collection of American folk art.

The Museum Café is open 11-3:30 Sun through Thurs and 11-4 Fri and Sat through March 15; open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16 through December 31 (see below for exceptions) and offers sandwiches, beverages and desserts. View Menu

326 West Francis Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Ticket required.

Through March 14, 2019
Sun -Thurs 10-5; Fri - Sat 10-7
Café - 11-3:30 Sun through Thurs
           11-4 Fri and Sat

March 15 - December 31, 2019
10–7 Daily
Café - 11-4 daily

Open 10-5 with café 11-3
Grand Illumination (Dec. 2)
Open 10-6:30
Christmas Day
Open 11-4 with café 12-2
New Year's Eve
Open 10-5 with café 11-3