Mar
20
Mon
Eugene Eda’s Doors for Malcolm X College
Mar 20 @ 2:03 pm – Jun 25 @ 3:03 pm
Eugene Eda’s Doors for Malcolm X College

Eugene Eda’s Doors for Malcolm X College

Chicago Cultural Center
Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

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.

FREE Admission

Chicago Cultural Center
Building Hours:

Monday–Thursday, 9am–7pm
Friday, 9am–6pm
Saturday, 9am–6pm
Sunday, 10am–6pm