Look Back. Move Forward.

Art and visual expression were essential to the liberation of gay identity from invisibility to protests to parades to demanding attention in the public square. These exhibits showcase the transformative journey from Stonewall.


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AIDS Memorial Quilt

NYU Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
Ground floor
Sept 12 – December 15, 2019

The NAMES Project Foundation’s AIDS Memorial Quilt was started in 1987. The 12x12 foot panels represent a cross section of people lost to AIDS, including members of the trans community, incarcerated individuals, artists and activists who shaped New York’s downtown arts scene, and an NYU student.

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Violet Holdings: LGBTQ+ Highlights from the NYU Special Collections at Bobst

NYU Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
Ground floor
April 22 – December 31, 2019

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Art after Stonewall, 1969–1989: An Exhibit in Two Venues

Grey Art Gallery, NYU
100 Washington Square East
April 24 - July 20, 2019

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster Street
April 24 - July 21, 2019

Photo © Estate of Fred W. McDarrah. All Rights Reserved

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A Discerning Lens: Selections from the Fred W. McDarrah Gay Pride Photographs Collection

NYU Kimmel Windows
LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street
May 8 - June 30, 2019


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