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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 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (see below for exceptions) and offers sandwiches, soups, beverages and desserts. Learn more

326 West Francis Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Ticket required.

December 31, 2018 - March 14, 2019
Sun -Thurs 10-5; Fri - Sat 10-7
Café open 11-4 daily

March 15 - December 28, 2019
10–7 Daily
Café open 11-4 daily

Open 10-5 with café 11-3
Grand Illumination (Dec. 8)
Open 10-6:30
Christmas Day
Open 11-4 with café 12-2
New Year's Eve
Open 10-5 with café 11-3
New Year's Day
Open 10-5 with café 11-3