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In Chicago, Outsider Art Expert Michael Bonesteel, Feeling School Officials' Pressure, Resigns Longtime Teaching Position

Complaints from students in classes taught by Bonesteel led to the school's reduction of his teaching workload -- and to his decision to resign from his teaching post.

Claims that SAIC discriminated against Outsider Art and banned Outsider Art texts have been refuted, and the school says it has not censored the content of Bonesteel’s courses.


until May 14, 2017
Drawings and abstract spiritual texts.

until September 30, 2017
Guns, spaceships and sputniks from salvaged trash.

May 27–28, 2017
Finster Fest Returns to Paradise Garden on Memorial Day Weekend.

May 18 – September 20, 2017
Works by Johann Garber and his contemporaries at Gugging

until August 12, 2017
An encyclopedic survey of vernacular Southern art

May 11 – June 24, 2017
See work by the Japanese self-taught artist in New York


until June 2, 2017
Landscapes by Edmarla Schot and Karhang Mui