Collective Soul: Outsider Art from Chicago Collections

September 19 - December 27, 2014

Collective Soul on exhibition at Intuit

Left to Right: School Teacher by William Edmonson, Collection of Karen Lennox Gallery; Untitled No. 865 by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Collection of Stacy and Tim Bruce; Nude Seated in Garden by Drossos Skyllas, Collection of Robert A. Roth

In 1951, Jean Dubuffet’s Anticultural Positions speech at the Arts Club of Chicago brought an awareness of self-taught art to the forefront of the contemporary scene. The impact of this shift has endured, carried forward by those who appreciated the authentic expression found in self-taught art. READ MORE »

Past Perfect: The Art of Eileen Doman

July 11 - September 27, 2014

Curated by Kevin Cole

Lil, Harry and Doris Scene I and II by Eileen Doman

Lil, Harry and Doris Scene I and II by Eileen Doman, 1992, Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches (each), Collection of Ellen Hoover and Chas Ray Krider

In 1993, Eileen Doman found herself restless. A suburban housewife whose daughter had just begun school, she decided to take up painting. Having no formal training, she drew inspiration from the works of Amedeo Modigliani and Vincent van Gogh, remembering them from a fieldtrip to the Art Institute at age 15. Doman turned to photographs for subjects – painting relatives, friends, and the occasional pop culture celebrity – captured in time on canvas. READ MORE »

Museum Day Live!

September 27, 2014
11am-6pm

Get free admission with your Museum Day Live! ticket.

DIY Workshop: Fashion Accessories

September 27, 2014
1-4pm

Free and open to the public

Enjoy a family friendly drop-in workshop.

Outside Chicago Tour: John Michael Kohler Arts Center

October 11, 2014
8am-6pm

$125 / $100 Intuit members

A special day trip to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, WI.