About the Collection

The museum's holdings represent diverse cultures and constitute the largest collection of international folk art in the world. The core collection donated by museum founder Florence Dibell Bartlett and representing 34 countries has grown to a collection of over 130,000 objects from more than 100 countries.

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About the Collection

The museum's holdings represent diverse cultures and constitute the largest collection of international folk art in the world. The core collection donated by museum founder Florence Dibell Bartlett and representing 34 countries has grown to a collection of over 130,000 objects from more than 100 countries.

Library & Archives

The Bartlett Library and Archives documents the history of the museum and provides books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, artist files and other resources to support research and study related to museum’s collection of objects

Image Rights & Reproductions

If you wish to reproduce or publish photographic images of an object belonging to the Museum of International Folk Art, written permission must be requested


Image Rights & Reproductions

If you wish to reproduce or publish photographic images of an object belonging to the Museum of International Folk Art, written permission must be requested