“Stonewall 50 at New-York Historical Society” Exhibition

The New-York Historical Society

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[Image: Su Negrin: graphic designer, Suzanne Bevier: artist, Peter Hujar (1934–1987): photographer, Gay Liberation, New York: Times Change Press (1970) Graphics Collection, The Lesbian Herstory Archives]
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Stonewall 50 at New-York Historical Society commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the dawn of the gay liberation movement with two exhibitions and a special installation. Letting Loose and Fighting Back: LGBTQ Nightlife Before and After Stonewall explores the history of LGBTQ bars, clubs, and nightlife in New York City during the second half of the 20th century. By the Force of Our Presence: Highlights from the Lesbian Herstory Archives examines lesbian lives pre- and post-Stonewall. A special installation, Say It Loud, Out and Proud: Fifty Years of Pride, showcases imagery from New York City Pride marches and other LGBTQ protests from the 1960s to the present day, as well as a timeline of milestones and objects from LGBTQ history.

The event will feature remarks by Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, and exhibition tours led by New-York Historical Society curators Rebecca Klassen and Jeanne Gardner Gutierrez, with Flavia Rando and Ashley-Luisa Santangelo from the Lesbian Herstory Archives.

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Schedule

from May 24, 2019 to September 22, 2019

Website

https://www.nyhistory.org (venue's website)

Fee

Adults: $12, Seniors and Educators: $9, Members; Students: $7, Children under 12(accompanied by adults) and on Fridays from 6 pm to 8 pm: Free

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
sundays opening at 11:00, sundays closing at 17:45, fridays closing at 20:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on selected holiday Mondays and Mondays during special exhibitions for school and adult groups.

Access

Address: 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-873-3400

Between 76th and 77th Street. Subway: B or C to 81st Street.

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