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

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

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NOCHE DE AMBIENTE

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • FRONT GALLERY

A glimpse into the life of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos in San Francisco from the 1970s into the 1990s. Exhibition through March 2017.

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BEARTOONIST OF SAN FRANCISCO

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • COMMUNITY GALLERY

A new exhibition featuring the work of cartoonist Fran Frisch as a starting point for exploring the community of bears. Exhibition through May 2017.

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AUTHOR TALK: LAVENDER AND RED

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • The GLBT History Museum
February 27 • Monday • 7PM

Emily Hobson will discuss her new book, Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left, a history of queer radicalism.

 

RHINO IN THE CASTRO: “BLITHE SPIRIT” BY NOËL COWARD 

FREE ADMISSION • THE GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
March 6 • Monday • 7PM

A staged reading of the 1941 comedy classic.

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OUT OF HIBERNATION: LONE STAR BEER BUST

FREE ADMISSION • THE LONE STAR SALOON • 1354 Harrison St.
March 12 • Sunday • 4-8 PM

Calling gay bears and their pals to a special beer bust benefit for the GLBT Historical Society and its current exhibition “Beartoonist of San Francisco”

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TURNING  32, TURNING SIX, TURNING UP THE MUSIC

$15 IN ADVANCE • $20 AT THE DOOR • THE GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
March 17 • Friday • 7-9 PM

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BEHIND THE SCENES: THE GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVES

FREE ADMISSION • GLBTHS Archives 989 Market St. Lower Level
March 18 • Saturday • 2PM


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ACTING UP: 30 YEARS OF NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION

$5 ADMISSION • FREE FOR MEMBERS • THE GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
March 28 • Tuesday • 7 PM

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EXHIBITION OPENING: LAVENDER-TINTED GLASSES

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • FRONT GALLERY
April 7 • Friday • 7-9 PM

A new exhibition highlighting LGBTQ participation in the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco.

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 March 2017 in the Front Gallery

 


EXHIBITION OPENING / APRIL 7th

LAVENDER-TINTED GLASSES: A GROOVY GAY LOOK AT THE SUMMER OF LOVE

An exhibition highlighting LGBTQ participation in the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco and the LGBTQ community’s simultaneous cultural revolution in the Tenderloin neighborhood. Queer poets, philosophers, filmmakers and musicians integral to the era will be celebrated through photographs, artwork, film and more from the archives of the GLBT Historical Society and private collections.

April 7th • Friday • 7-9 PM
Front Gallery • The GLBT History Museum 

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 Through May 2017 at the Community Gallery