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12 Apr 2018

Darger Day: Celebrating Realms of the Unreal

Save the date! Join the American Folk Art Museum in celebrating the birthday of self-taught artist Henry Darger. The day will include special exhibition tours, a live reading of Realms of the Unreal, and hands-on activities for all ages. Check back soon for a schedule and RSVP information.


Image credit: Henry Darger (1892–1973, United States), Volume 1 of The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What Is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion, Chicago, IL, 1910–1912 (before 1928), ink on paper and cardboard, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 4 in., American Folk Art Museum, gift of Kiyoko Lerner, 2004.1.4, photo by Adam Reich, © Kiyoko Lerner.

1:00 pm–7:00 pm