Current Exhibits

Serve It Up!  International Utensils
Main Gallery
June 1 – Sept 22, 2018

Serve It Up!  International Utensils  showcases more than 600 cooking, drinking, and eating utensils from around the world.  From old-fashioned butter churns and food grinders to exotic drinking vessels and baking implements, Serve It Up! will captivate both the expert chef and the everyday cook.  This sizzling display includes international table settings and unique utensils, a country home kitchen, a kids’ kitchen, along with global cookbooks for the cosmopolitan tongue.  For those with culinary curiosity, identify mysterious utensils, collect international recipes, or “sniff and guess” spices.

Art in Our Attic ~ GVM Archives                                                                                                                     Hall Gallery
May 4 – June 23, 2018

Art in Our Attic ~ GVM Archives showcases never-before-seen artwork and paintings from the Museum’s cache of treasures.  The exhibit is curated by Ana Harris, Museum Volunteer.  Various media are portrayed, including oils, silk embroidery, sand, metal, tapestry, and batik.  Enjoy this unique peek inside the extraordinary repository of exclusive GVM gems.

Mundoville Gallery
International Folk Art in Miniatures
Permanent Exhibit

The Mundoville Gallery of International Folk Art in Miniature features the world in miniature.  The collection was donated by the late Jeanne Nash, a founding member of the Museum.  Nash donated her entire collection to the Museum which comprises over 21 miniature houses, multiple small-scale scene replications, and hundreds of international folk dolls representing eras, people, and cultures from around the globe.  In addition there are numerous related life-size items.  Many items in the collection are hand-made from natural materials.

Village Arts Gallery
Permanent Exhibit

Village Arts Gallery is the home to world folk art, fine art, and artifacts all donated by local collectors and founding members.  The collection represents ancient, traditional, and contemporary cultures with emphasis on Africa, Asia, and Oceania.  Scan the QR codes in the exhibit and view the story behind the artifact narrated by John Roberts.


Hall of International Textiles
Permanent Exhibit

Hall of International Textiles has unique hand-stitched and woven textiles and wall hangings:  applique, batik, cross-stitched, embroidered, beaded, and hand painted.