FOUND: P.S. Page Me Later

October 3 - December 27, 2014
Free Opening Reception: October 3, 5-8pm

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Page Me LaterOne snowy winter night in Chicago in early 2001, writer and This American Life reporter Davy Rothbart found a note on his windshield meant for someone else — a guy named Mario. Taken by the energy, emotion, and mystery of his find, he decided to create a handmade zine called FOUND, which would collect notes, letters, and photos plucked off the ground and the street, lost and forgotten items found by himself and a range of kindred, curious spirits.

The first issue was published that summer and quickly the annual zine (and its companion website) became an underground phenomenon, “a powerful fix for thinking voyeurs,” as the Boston Globe put it. To help spread word, Davy Rothbart and his brother Peter began a series of ambitious tours, crisscrossing the country, collecting new finds, and recruiting an army of new finders, the Johnny Appleseeds of intriguing litter. READ MORE »

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 »

Ekphrastic Poetry Writing Workshop

November 6, 2014
6:30pm

Free and open to the public

A community wide celebration engaging poetry and visual art.

FOUND Magazine Live!

November 8, 2014
Two Shows: 7pm and 9pm

$5 Suggested Donation

“Davy Rothbart is an utterly engaging performer!”

Visionary Ball 2014

November 15, 2014

Moonlight Studios, 1446 W. Kinzie Street
Individual Tickets: $250

We put the fun in fundraising!