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.
Noche de Ambiente
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