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Pandemic Disruption as an Opportunity for Change: Intuit

Written by Debra Kerr
President and CEO

Staff at the front entrance of Intuit

Outsider Art Fair New York 2021

Written by Udi Urman
Administrative Intern

Outsider Art Fair 2021

National Intern Day 2020

National Intern Day: July 30, 2020 Intuit is thrilled to celebrate our 2020 interns on National Intern Day! Our interns play invaluable roles at the museum, and we are grateful to work with a great group of diligent, intelligent and…

Intern Erla with IntuiTeens Ethan and Skylar

Candy Art Pieces

Written by Skylar Pauel
Third-year IntuiTeen

Design Your Own Airheads event graphic

Standing in Solidarity with Social Justice

Written by the Young Professionals Board

Gallery image of Dr. Charles Smith artwork on display

Intuit Outside

Written by Dana Boutin
President of the Young Professionals Board

Intuit Outside, an online fundraiser hosted by Intuit's YoPros

Finding respite in art

Written by Annaleigh Wetzel
Marketing and Communications Manager

Comiskey Park by Wesley Willis

Paper Dolls Inspired by Outsider Art

Written by Ethan Switall
Fourth-year IntuiTeen

Possum Trot-inspired paper dolls

Popcorn & an Outsider Art Movie

Welcome Intuit’s artists into your home with these documentaries and films featuring self-taught and outsider artists. Let yourself be transported into the artists’ creative processes, visionary worlds and built environments. Our recommendations have something for everyone, whether you are seeking…

Elijah Pierce: Wood Carver

Behind the Scenes: Exhibition Loans to the MCA

Written by Christina Stavros

Sister Gertrude Morgan artwork

Homemade Watercolors

One of the values we hold at Intuit is that great art can be made with modest, everyday materials.  We hope you have been able to make art with your family as you stay home. If you have younger kids…

Henry Darger's homemade paint pots

Five Books to Keep you Company

Perhaps you are feeling a bit overwhelmed. You’re working at home with your partner or roommates, entertaining restless children, tackling organizational projects, or binge watching your favorite movies and shows. At this time of heightened anxieties, the thought of sitting…

Outsider Art Sourcebook cover

Book Binding Two Ways

Create your personalized artist journal or notebook at home. Homemade books can be a great way to document what you see, think and feel. Self-taught and outsider artists have used art as a means of communication, to seek connection and…

What is outsider art?

Intuit defines outsider art as “the work of artists who demonstrate little influence from the mainstream art world and who are, instead, motivated by their unique personal visions. The easiest way to understand what it means to be an outsider…

Joseph Yoakum artwork

How to: Get Intuit

A resource developed at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic when our doors were closed, the Get Intuit Blog brings the museum home to you. We update this space with information on outsider art, behind-the-scenes features and ways to keep…