Henry Darger

Local Heroes

High School, Sculpture, History

This interdisciplinary unit will ask students to analyze the influence of a person’s personality and upbringing on their choices and achievements later in life. We… READ MORE »

The Strange Case of Henry Darger

Two Performances!
August 8, 7pm
August 9, 7pm

Tickets: $10 / $8 Intuit Member

A staged reading of the new and improved play about the mysterious life of Henry Darger.

Darger and the Detective

Two Performances!
April 11, 7pm
April 12, 6pm

Tickets: $10 / $8 Intuit Member

World premiere reading of a brand new stage play.

Bookmaking, Murals, Journaling

Students will design and create a journal to record their writing, ideas, and sketches using found materials bound with waxed twine. Drawing inspiration from the… READ MORE »

Panel Discussion: Who was Henry Darger?

October 12, 2013

Free with gallery admission

One artist, three scholars and wide range of perceptions.

Reading: Henry Darger, Throw-Away Boy

October 11, 2013

Free and open to the public.

Come hear a reading from the latest book about the enigmatic Henry Darger.

Lecture: Contemporary Perceptions of Darger

April 13, 2013

Free with gallery admission.
$3 for Students / Teachers

Learn about the differing perceptions of Darger’s inner world.

Happy Birthday Henry

April 12, 2013

$10 / $8 Intuit Member

Help us celebrate Henry Darger’s Birthday!

Lecture: The Weather in Darger

December 1, 2012

Free with admission.

A look into Henry Darger’s fascination with weather.

Visionary Writing and Utterance in Contemporary Art

High School, African American Studies

Students will embellish and re-purpose vintage polyester suits as a commentary on the role of the individual in society and a reflection upon how these… READ MORE »