PaJaMa ~ The Summer Photographic Exhibition at Keith de Lellis Gallery During Pride Month

 

 

 

PaJaMa, Margaret French, Fire Island, NY. Photo courtesy Keith de Lellis Gallery.

With a plethora of outdoor art installations unveiling and a giant hot dog sitting in Time Square, we are reminded that we are stepping into Summer! Adding to the season, Keith de Lellis Gallery will open its doors to the exhibition, PaJaMa, the photographic artist collective formed in 1937 by American artists Paul Cadmus, Jared French and Margaret French ~ with a focus on their time in Saltaire, New York, Fire Island, Provincetown, Massachusetts and Nantucket ~ and the Queer Art World. The exhibition will open on May 30th.

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NYC AIDS Memorial Announces June 2024 Public Programs During Pride Month

 

 

 

NYC AIDS Memorial. Image. Photo credit: NYC AIDS Memorial on Instagram

The New York City AIDS Memorial announces upcoming public programs in June 2024, during Pride Month.

As a community site of remembrance, particularly for those impacted by the ongoing AIDS epidemic, the Memorial honors and acknowledges a complex history by serving as a platform for dialogue, advocacy, and programs that examine the multidimensional themes surrounding HIV/AIDS, including joy, mourning, and remembrance.

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Marianne Boesky Gallery Presents “Purple Prose: Queer Illiteralism & a Flowering Cacophony” during Pride Month

 

 

 

John Burtle, High Tide or/and There is Soooooooooo Much,, 2023. 20 x 38 inches/50.8 x 96.5 cm. © John Burtle. Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen.

Marianne Boesky Gallery is pleased to present Purple Prose: Queer Illiteralism & a Flowering Cacophony, a summer group featuring works by Felix Beaudry, John Burtle, David Gilbert, Borna Sammak, Marisa Takal, and Michaela Yearwood-Dan. Taking its title from the literary term for an overly embellished writing style, Purple Prose is a queer celebration of the fanciful, the excessive, the transgressive. Organized by Kory Trolio, the exhibition embraces the artist’s rambling plight and the tortuous journey of queer being, foregrounding playful narratives of evolving selves, opening June 7th.

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Celebrate New York City Pride Month, June 2023

 

 

 

From our archives, Harlem Pride at Casa Frela Gallery, 2010

Beginning in 1969 with a ‘Gay Power’ demonstration of about 500 people in Washington Square Park, the NYC Pride March is now considered to be the largest Pride Parade in the United States. In 2019, celebrating Stonewall 50/WorldPride NYC, approximately five-million people took part over the final weekend of the celebrations, with about four-million in attendance at the parade.

Join NYC Pride 2023 during the month of June as it celebrates its legacy and future projects like the 2024 opening of the LGBTQ Visitor Center and The American LGBTQ+ Museum with an anticipated opening in 2026.

Below are just a few events during #NYCPride on our list.

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The NYC Pride March + Events Set for June 25, 2023

 

 

 

The annual New York City Pride March will take place on March 25th beginning at Noon. This years Grand Marshals will include Billy Porter, Yasmin Benoit, AC Dumlao, Hope Giselle and Randolph ‘Randy’ Wicker. Angelica Ross will return for a third year as co-host on the broadcast special on ABC-7.

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Celebrating Pride Month, The Loisaida Center Presents ‘June is for Drag’ on the Lower East Side!

 

 

 

Ernesto Linnemann. “Homo-Venus”, Composite photograph, 2020

This June, in solidarity with their LGBTQI+ community members, Acacia Network and its affiliate Loisaida Inc. will present a month-long arts series celebrating Pride Month.

Curated by queer artist Gabriel G Torres, the Loisaida is Proud series kicks off on Thursday, June 8th at 6 PM with an opening reception for the exhibition “We are all born naked, the rest is drag,” showcasing more than 15 years of never-before exhibited work by lens-based artist Ernesto Linnemann. The exhibition will run through Friday, June 23rd.

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NYC Parks to Preserve George Segal’s ‘Gay Liberation’ Sculptures as Part of The Monuments Conservation Program

 

 

 

In honor of Pride Month, NYC Parks’ monuments crew will provide annual care for George Segal’s Gay Liberation sculptural group commemorating the Stonewall Riots. The work is part of the 25th season of NYC Parks’ Citywide Monuments Conservation Program.

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New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission Celebrates LGBTQ 2022 + Landmarks with Story Map

 

 

 

In honor of Pride Month, today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), announced the launch of Pride: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Landmarks, an interactive story map highlighting individual landmarks designated for their association with people and organizations that made significant contributions to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) cultural and civil rights movements. Through narrative text, photos, maps, and multimedia content, the public can learn more about the important history behind these landmarks.

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Celebrating Pride Month, June 2022 in NYC

 

 

 

From our archives, during World Pride 2019 & Stonewall 50

Pride Month commemorates the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June in 1969. All five boroughs of NYC will celebrate this June, 2022 with a plethora of actives, ending with the historic Pride March on June 26th. Below are just a few suggestions, and we will continue to add to the list.

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Whitney Museum of American Art Celebrates PRIDE! in June, 2022

 

 

 

The Whitney Museum of American Art presents a series of free, on-site public programs and events celebrating Pride, June 9–12. Whitney Pride! will activate the Museum building and surrounding neighborhood with festivities for visitors of all ages. Whitney Pride! is part of the Museum’s ongoing commitment to support LGBTQ+ artists and communities and offer an inclusive space for all to gather and enjoy American art.

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Flushing Town Hall Celebrates Pride Month with a Musical Trilogy

 

 

 

Mark Nadler. Image courtesy Flushing Town Hall.

In celebration of Pride Month, Flushing Town Hall presents its PRIDE TRILOGY, a three-part, musical series featuring an extraordinary lineup of award-winning performers and vocalists.

“Inspired by the success of our Black History Trilogy in February, we are very excited to present this new series for Pride,” says Flushing Town Hall’s Executive & Artistic Director Ellen Kodadek. “As New York City reopens, we are also thrilled to be welcoming artists back to the stage in our Hall while continuing to livestream for audiences at home.”

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Poster House Celebrates Pride Month with Harlem’s Alibi Lounge ~ ‘Everyone Needs An Alibi’

 

 

 

Poster House Museum

In honor of Pride month, Poster House is thrilled to partner with Alibi Lounge in Harlem, one of the last Black-owned gay bars in NYC, for an evening of cocktails & design activities that are sure to delight!

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NYC Parks Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Pride March with Celebratory Signage

 

 

Washington Square Park courtesy NYC Parks. Photo credit: Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Pride March, NYC Parks today unveiled new signage featuring the colors of the new, inclusive pride flag in four parks along various routes the parade has taken over 50 years: Washington Square Park, Union Square, Madison Square Park, Grand Army Plaza and Central Park. The signage provides a sense of unity that commemorates the history and legacy of the LGBTQIA+ movement and community in New York City.

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Avram Finkelstein + Ian Bradley-Perrin in Conversation at Poster House Museum During Pride Month 2020

 

 

Image courtesy Poster House Museum

As part of ongoing Pride Month Programming at Poster House Museum, save the date, June 29th from 5:30-7:30pm for Avram Finkelstein, one of the creators of the iconic Silence=Death poster, in conversation with AIDS historian Ian Bradley-Perrin.

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