Ed Paschke Arts Center opens June 22nd
June 22 Ed Paschke Arts Center, 10am-7pm Mon-Sun, 5415 W. Higgins Av, 1st Floor, Chicago. 312.533.4911 or visit edpaschke.org. Opening day of the arts center, which would have been Ed Paschke’s 75th birthday, will feature a party “Paschke in the Park” across the street from the center at Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long St. The art center will hold the largest collection of Paschke’s work from 1969-2004 and will also showcase other Chicago artists. The center will have an artist-in-residence program. Upcoming events include a Paul Natkin photography exhibition; collaboration with Luminarts, a cultural foundation that supports and encourages rising Chicago artists; and a Steve Schapiro exhibit: Andy Warhol, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground. A finalized list of special exhibits and events, and adult and youth programs will be announced on the Center’s web site in June.