Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
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The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum is a museum located in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Initially based on donations from Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, it was founded in 1957 and then subsequently expanded to contain a much higher number of objects of folk art. Today it includes more than 3,000 objects.
- also known as Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center
- official website: www.history.org/history/museums/abby_art.cfm
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Volume 23: Folk Art by Carol Crown, Cheryl Rivers, Charles Reagan Wilson
Examples of theorem painting can be found in the National Gallery of Art, the American Folk Art Museum, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, High Museum of Art, and the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock. The technique of theorem painting survives, owing to the efforts of modern practitioners and contemporary organizations, such as the Historical Society of Early American Decoration. HALLIE MANNING University of Memphis Janet S. Byrne, Metropolitan Museum of Art ...
World of a Slave: Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United States [2 volumes] (2010)
Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United States by Kym S. Rice, Martha B. Katz-Hyman
(Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.) heart is relieved by its tears.''1 Careful examination of the evidence confirms Douglass's insight: slaves danced and sang not to express happiness but because life otherwise would have been unbearable. AFRICAN LEGACIES AND THE 18TH CENTURY The men and women forcibly enslaved to North America brought with them the cultural diversity of a far-flung range ...
An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture [3 volumes] by Gladys L. Knight
The town also features many splendid gardens and museums, like the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, and the Public Hospital. See also Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard University; Historic Triangle; Jamestown; Plymouth Colony; Yorktown Further Reading The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.http://www.history.org/. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. 2007. Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown: The Official Guide to ...
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