All The Colours Of The Rainbow

All The Colours Of The Rainbow
The iconic Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, Photo Credit: Brittany Petronella

Because it's all about the colours of freedom, celebrate the Year of Pride with the vibrant New York City

OT Staff
March 26 , 2019
04 Min Read

They are calling it WorldPride and it is going to be a year of a number of special and memorable events. A complete calendar/guide of WorldPride is here for your reference. Come and celebrate 2019, the Year of Pride, with the rest of the world in New York City. It's going to be nothing but a celebration of NYC's dynamic LGBTQ community. Keeping in mind the Year of Pride in mind, NYC will celebrate WorldPride from June 25-30 and Pride thoughtout 2019. Here's what to look for:

Andy Warhol--From A to B and Back Again at The Whitney Museum of American Art (also known as Whitney) through March 31. Don't miss this largest monographic exhibition of Andy Warhol's work. On the (Queer) Waterfront at Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn (March5 through July 7). This event aims to take you back to the 1800s and celebrate the LGBTQ communities that thrived along the Brooklyn waterfront. Lincoln Kirstein's Modern at Museum of Modern Art & PS1 in Manhattan and Queens (March 17 through June 15). The event highlights Lincoln Kirstein's contribution to MoMA's early history. Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50 at New York Public Library in Bryant Park, Manhattan (through July 14). Through this photo exhibition, learn about the LGBTQ civil rights movements during the 1960s and '70s. The exhibition features works of journalists Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies. Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Manhattan (through January 5, 2020). This features works of Robert Mapplethorpe and other contemporary artists who reference him.


Pride parade in New York City

Art After Stonewall, 1969–1989
This exhibition in Manhattan will be in two parts: NYU's Grey Art Gallery (April 24 through July 20) and Leslie-Lohman Museum (April 24 through July 21). The exhibition will highlight the influence and impact of the LGBTQ civil rights movement on art. Big names include that of Nan Goldin, Holly Hughes, Robert Mapplethorpe, Tim Miller, Catherine Opie and Andy Warhol, among others.

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall at Brooklyn Museum (May 3 through December 8). Let this event help you understand what Stonewall Uprising is all about; Camp: Notes on Fashion at The Met Fifth Avenue in Manhattan (May 9 through September 8); Stonewall 50 Exhibition at New York Historical Society in Manhattan (May 24 through September 22); Music of Conscience Series at the New York Philharmonic in Manhattan (May 30 and June 1); Staten Island PrideFest– May 10–19 that will include a 5K run and a fun festival at Snug Harbor Cultural Centre & Botanical Garden; Harlem Pride– May 31 through June 29. This month-long celebration will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Harlem Pride and also the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance.

PRIDE at Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan (June 6 through November. This event will showcase exhibitions on cultural icons like Allen Ginsberg and Bob Dylan, anti-Vietnam war and women's movement; Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy at The Morgan Library & Museum (June 7 through September 15); Pride Auction at Swann Auction Galleries on June 20; The annual parade Queens Pride on June 2 will kick off the Pride month from 27th Avenue in Jackson Heights; Brooklyn Twilight Pride Parade in Brooklyn on June 8 will take the parade through the streets of Park Slope. Don't miss out on the street fair before the march; and 1 Bronx Festival on June 23.
NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project will aim at historic sites associated with the LGBTQ community all all five boroughs of NYC; Alice Austen House Museum in Staten Island will include free Staten Island ferry to the said museum; Lesbian Herstory Archives in Brooklyn; 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising at The Jewish Museum in Manhattan.

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