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The American Visionary Art Museum. Photo by Dan Meyers

The American Visionary Art Museum opened its doors to the public on November 24, 1995. The main quarters of the museum (pictured) transformed a historic industrial building into the new museum space with updated architectural elements. The Community Mosaic Wall covering the street-side exterior of the American Visionary Art Museum's main building is the largest mosaic in the United States designed and executed by youth-at-risk student artists. Photo by Dan Meyers

::  "Visionaries perceive potential and creative relationships where most of us don't. Without visionaries' willingness to be called fools, to make mistakes, to be wrong, few new 'right' things would ever be birthed." - AVAM Founder and Director Rebecca Alban Hoffberger