Artist Talk: Eugene Eda's Doors for Malcolm X College

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 11 am – 12 pm

78 E. Washington
Chicago, IL 60602

Exhibition on view January 21-June 25, 2017

Part of the Chicago Cultural Center Exhibition Open House

This exhibition will reunite all 32 doors painted by Eugene Eda for the stairwells of the original, now demolished Malcolm X College. Painted in 1971 by one of the principal artists of the Wall of Respect, the monumental doors are a landmark of the Black Arts movement in Chicago. The Exhibition includes other portable artworks in the MXC collection as well as documentation that will shed light on this important and turbulent period in Chicago history. Part of the City of Chicago's Year of Public Art.