One Night Stand: Henry Darger

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
6:30-7 p.m. central
Zoom Video Conference

One Night Stand: Henry Darger

Join Intuit for One Night Stand, a free series of art talks that focus on works of art from the museum’s collections and exhibitions. This month, art historian Mary Trent, who was a guest curator of the exhibition series Henry Darger: The Room Revealed, will engage attendees in a conversation about artist and author Henry Darger.

Installation photograph of the Henry Darger Room, its fireplace and table with paint materials
Installation view of the Henry Darger Room Collection at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art. Photo © John Faier

Closed captions will be available at the virtual program. Please contact Paula Santos at with questions related to accessibility accommodations.

One Night Stand is free to join! To show your support to Intuit, please consider the pay-what-you-can option when you complete your reservation. Your contributions help ensure the sustainability of our public programs and support guest lecturers and teaching artists.

Two hours before the event, Intuit will email the Zoom link to those who RSVP on Eventbrite. Please check your junk folder; unfortunately, these emails are sent there sometimes.

One Night Stand is funded in part by the Alphawood Foundation, the Department of Cultural Affairs, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Illinois Humanities, Prince Charitable Trust, Terra Foundation for American Art, and individual donations from Intuit members and supporters.

Meet Mary Trent

Mary Trent is an Assistant Professor of Art and Architectural History at the College of Charleston, specializing in American and African American art and photography. She has published scholarly articles and chapters on Henry Darger and has a forthcoming, co-edited book (Routledge, 2022) on diverse histories in photographic albums and a forthcoming article (American Art, 2022) on the photographic album of the formerly enslaved woman Ellen Craft.