HELP KICKSTART VISION2020: BUILDING THE NEW MUSEUM OF LGBTQ HISTORY & CULTURE

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JOB, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!

We are on the lookout for amazing team players in our growing organization.

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NOCHE DE AMBIENTE
EXHIBITION THROUGH FEBRUARY 2017

$5 • Front Gallery

A glimpse into the life of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos in San Francisco from the 1970s into the 1990s focusing on queer and AIDS activism, drag and ambiente

 

 

The Lone Star Saloon Welcomes Cartoonist Fran Frisch

January 25th • Wednesday • 7PM • LONE STAR SALOON 1354 Harrison
FREE ADMISSION

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EXHIBITION OPENING: BEARTOONIST OF SAN FRANCISCO

January 27th • Friday • 7PM • GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
$5 ADMISSION • FREE FOR MEMBERS

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EXHIBITION TALK: Putting Bear History on Display

January 28th • Saturday • 4:30PM • GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
$5 ADMISSION • FREE FOR MEMBERS

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VOICES OF THE PAST: CAPTURING LGBTQ ORAL HISTORIES

February 1 • Wednesday • 7PM • GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
FREE ADMISSION

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BEHIND THE SCENES: THE GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVES

March 18th • Saturday • 2PM • GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVES
FREE ADMISSION

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Noche de Ambiente

A sampling of the Adela Vázquez papers documenting San Francisco LGBTQ Latinx scene from the 1980s and 1990s; collection of Juliana Delgado Lopera

For decades, Spanish speakers in many parts of the Western Hemisphere have recognized the word ambiente — literally meaning “atmosphere” or “environment” — as a coded reference. Queer Latinas and Latinos have used the word to identify themselves, their distinctive cultures and their spirit of resistance.

READ MORE Through February 2017 in the Front Gallery

 

BEARTOONIST OF SAN FRANCISCO: SKETCHING AN EMERGING SUBCULTURE

A new exhibition featuring the work of cartoonist Fran Frisch as a starting point for exploring the community of bears, a subculture that developed in the 1980s to celebrate older, larger, hairier, ruggedly masculine gay men who were largely excluded from standards of attractiveness in gay popular culture.

READ MORE Opening in January 27th, Friday, 7PM at the Community Gallery