Exhibitions & Events

Mosaic Flower Pots

May 23, 2015
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

$35 / $30 Intuit Members
Lunch is included.

mosaic

April showers bring May… mosaic flower pots! Learn the basics of mosaic art in this fun-filled introductory mosaic workshop for all levels of experience. Make and take your very own colorful mosaic pot to brighten up your home or garden.

Intuit will supply tools, mixed media and medium-sized flower pot. Please bring any found materials (buttons, jewelry, broken or found patterned dishes, etc.) that you would like to use to personalize your piece.

This event is now sold out!

 

 

Celebrate Memorial Day at Intuit

May 25, 2015
12-5 p.m.

Free and open to the public

We will be open to the public on Memorial Day from 12pm to 5pm with free admission. This will be the last day to see the “Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination” exhibition before it closes!

Blue Star Museums Program

May 25 - September 7, 2015

Intuit is proud to be one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. The Blue Star Museums program runs from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015.

The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members.

To find out more about the Blue Star Museums program, learn about participating museums, and plan your trip, visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

For questions about Intuit’s exhibitions, programs, hours, and more, visit www.art.org.

Closet Clearance Sale

June 6, 2015
11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Free and open to the public

Closet Clearance Sale
Mark your calendar and start gathering your donations, Intuit’s annual Closet Clearance Sale is back. Start making space for all the treasures you will bring home from the sale! The Closet Clearance Sale features new and gently used women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, hats, scarves, purses, and accessories donated from some of Chicago’s best closets.

Donations will be accepted May 1-June 2 and can be dropped off at Intuit (756 N Milwaukee Avenue) Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11am to 6pm. We ask that clothes be on hangers if possible and only clean clothes in wearable condition will be accepted. All proceeds from the sale benefits Intuit and unsold items will be donated to various charities.

All donors of clothing items receive a free ticket to attend the VIP First Dibs event on Friday, June 5, 6-8pm. Tickets for the First Dibs Event are $25 at the door for the general public.

Any remaining items will be 1/2 price on Sunday, June 7, 12-2pm.

For questions or volunteer opportunities, please email intuit@art.org.

Intuit Workshop at Remix Chicago

June 6, 2015
3-4 p.m.

Logan Square
Milwaukee Avenue between Fullerton and Chicago
Workshops are free to the public

Remix Chicago

Join Intuit at Remix Chicago, Logan Square’s Recycled Art Fair! We will be hosting a free workshop at the fair on Saturday, June 6, 3-4pm. Stop by the workshop tent and make your own Bottle Cap Brooch using found and non-traditional materials.

Remix Chicago is held in the heart of the Logan Square neighborhood, on Milwaukee Avenue between Fullerton and Chicago. Other Remix Chicago 2015 workshop hosts include Bethesda Home, Whole Foods, North Branch Projects, and more.

More information about Remix Chicago can be found here.

Art Night at Intuit

May 19, 2015
5:30-8 p.m.

Individual Tickets: $30 in advance/$35 at door

Gallery view of Intuit's Mr. Imagination Exhibition

 Arts & Business Council of Chicago

The Arts & Business Council of Chicago’s Art Night Series continues! Celebrate Spring by indulging in an evening of beer & wine, hors d’oeuvres and networking hosted by Intuit: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art. Enjoy connecting with other Chicago professionals who are art enthusiasts and interested in donating their time and talents to help arts organizations do what they do best: Create!

Deb Kerr, Intuit’s Executive Director and current A&BC client will be in attendance to provide guided tours of the gallery where the “Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination” exhibition is currently on display.

Ticket includes wine & beer paired with light appetizers. Online tickets are available here for $30 through May 14th. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $35.

Questions? Contact A&BC Development Director Jessica Strattard at JStrattard@artsbiz-chicago.org or 312-372-1876 ext. 223.

The Menagerie:
A Benefit for Intuit

May 18, 2015
6-9 p.m.

Revolution Brewing
2323 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Individual Tickets: $40

The Menagerie Event Flyer

Join us at Intuit’s annual spring benefit! Enjoy delicious food and craft beer provided by Revolution Brewing while taking in live music and performance entertainment. Head into the photo stand with your friends or try your luck with our games, raffles, and silent auctions–all while supporting your favorite outsider art museum! The fun continues after, across the street at Masada, with drinks, dessert and more. This will be a night to remember!

For questions, please email intuit@art.org.

This event is sold out!

Teacher Fellowship Program Student Exhibition Opening Reception

May 16, 2015
2-5 p.m.

Free reception open to the public

Join us for an opening reception for Intuit’s 2014-2015 Teacher Fellowship Program Student Exhibition! Free reception with refreshments and family art activities.

This exhibition showcases student participants in Intuit’s award-winning program. Inspired by self-taught and outsider art, students transform found and non-traditional materials to reflect their own visions.

The exhibition runs May 16-July 2, 2015. More info about the exhibit can be found here.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Intuit

May 10, 2015

Free and open to the public

Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination Exhbition

Looking for a unique and fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Make a visit to Intuit! In celebration of Mother’s Day, enjoy free admission on Sunday, May 10, where you can view our current exhibition “Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination”. Still holding out for a one-of-a-kind gift for the special mother in your life? Receive 20% off your purchase at the Intuit gift shop all day too!

Thank You, Mr. I: Celebrating the World of Mr. Imagination
Panel Discussion

May 9, 2015
4 p.m.

$5 suggested donation

Gregory Warmack in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 2006. Photo by dimitre Photography Inc.

Robert Alter, art collector and close friend of Mr. Imagination (Mr. I), will present a review of the artist’s life and work. Panel discussion members Cleo Wilson, Mike Noland and Sherry Siegel will discuss the more intimate side of the beloved artist and answer questions.