Betwixt and Between: Henry Darger's Vivian Girls opens on "Henry Darger Day" in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL--We look forward to seeing you at the opening reception tomorrow from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

In addition to the birthday celebration, we are excited to announce that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has officially proclaimed tomorrow, April 12, "Henry Darger Day" in Chicago!

Betwixt and Between: Henry Darger's Vivian Girls is on view April 12 through September 4, 2017.

The Henry Darger Room is open and on view all year at Intuit with guided tours available. 

Image: Henry Darger (American, 1892-1973). Untitled, mid-twentieth century. Watercolor, pencil, carbon tracing, and collage on pierced paper, 24 x 106 ½ in. Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York, museum purchase with funds generously provided by John and Margaret Robson, 2004.1.3B,Photo Credit: James Prinz © American Folk Art Museum / Art Resource NY © 2017 Kiyoko Lerner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Established in 1991, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art is one of the premier museums of outsider and self-taught art in the world--with world class exhibitions; resources for scholars and students; a permanent collection of more than 1,200 works of art; the Henry Darger Room Collection; the Robert A. Roth Study Center, a non-circulating collection with a primary focus in the fields of outsider and contemporary self-taught art; and educational programming for people of all interest levels and backgrounds.

Intuit is open to the public Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.; and Monday school holidays. More information at

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