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Encantada is the new restaurant located on AVAM's 3rd floor that features local Chesapeake cooking. Drawing on the importance of "roots," both creative and culinary, Encantada supports regional farms, ranches, and aqua-culture, thus nurturing the concept of sustainability. Experience this enchanted escape where boundaries are blurred and tastes are celebrated.

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Welcome to AVAM's press section where you can find general information about the American Visionary Art Museum, as well as press releases for our current and upcoming exhibitions and special programs, Media Kits that you can download, and more!

For additional information or questions, or if you would like to set up a time to visit the museum, please contact our Director of Marketing and Communications, Helen Yuen: helen@avam.org, or 410-244-1900 x241.
 

 

PRESS IMAGES:

Click here to download high-resolution photos of the museum. Should you need additional images, of for any other media inquiries, feel free to email Helen Yuen, director of marketing and communications or call her at (410) 244-1900 x241.

 

PRESS MATERIALS:

AVAM's Media Guide

Our Media Guide is a great resource for everything you want to know about AVAM, including some handy info, information about our campus and buildings, our current exhibitions, educational mission and resources, AVAM history, and community mega-events like the Kinetic Sculpture Race and Flicks From The Hill.

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Current Exhibition:
The Great Mystery Show

October 7, 2017 – September 2, 2018

Download the media kit for The Great Mystery Show. From psychics to physicists, The Great Mystery Show artfully peels away the veil of the unknown, playfully exploring mystery as that one secret power behind great art, science, and pursuit of the sacred.

 

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ABOUT AVAM

THE AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM (AVAM) is America's official national museum and education center for self-taught, intuitive artistry. Since its opening in 1995, the museum has sought to promote the recognition of intuitive, self-reliant, creative contribution as both an important historic and essential living piece of treasured human legacy. The one-of-a-kind American Visionary Art Museum is located on a 1.1 acre wonderland campus at 800 Key Highway, Baltimore Inner Harbor. Three renovated historic industrial buildings house wonders created by farmers, housewives, mechanics, retired folk, the disabled, the homeless, as well as the occasional neurosurgeon—all inspired by the fire within. From carved roots to embroidered rags, tattoos to toothpicks, the visionary transforms dreams, loss, hopes, and ideals into powerful works of art.

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