Peggy Grant’s 35th Annual Exhibit will open with a public reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on January 27th in the 20 North Gallery, at 18 N. St. Clair St.  The exhibit features the work of about a dozen artists.  Started by Grant, a curator and artist, the yearly event has been at various venues over the years and for the last 17 years, at 20 North Gallery.  Mrs. Grant’s husband, the late Adam Grant was a renowned Polish artist and Mrs. Grant has given a presentation of his life and works of art for PACT in the past.  His painting are shown in many museums throughout Poland.  The exhibit runs through March 10, 2012. Continue reading…


It has come to PACT’s attention that the International festival has been scrapped this year due to financial difficulties of the Civic Center.  We are not sure if this is true or not but will try to verify the information.  Go to their website below for more information and updates. Continue reading…


If you want to put some “Polish” in your Christmas traditions, there’s no better place to start than at PACT’s annual Wigilia Celebration.  This year, Stan Machosky, PACT Board member and resident MC, did an excellent job explaining some of the Christmas Eve traditions observed in Poland.  Some of this year’s Wigilia participants also shared their Polish Christmas Eve traditions with everyone.  The first tradition of lighting a candle in the window to signify the start of Wigilia was performed by Nick. Continue reading…