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From Raids To Parades

August 17 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

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Pride Is for Everyone

Join us as we celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community with this exhibition of artists whose work demonstrates the passion they embody for this momentous occasion!

The iconic Stonewall Inn in New York City was a haven for the LGBT community and in the early hours of June 28th, 1969, they were raided by the police, as they often were.
The constant harassment and abuse made them react and fight back. Riots began and lasted for several evenings and thus ignited the LGBT Liberation Movement.
In commemoration of this night—the first Pride March was organized by the Gay Liberation Front the following year, in June of 1970, and it is considered to be the most significant event leading to gay liberation and the “modern” fight for LGBT rights.

In the last 50 years, the LGBTQ Community has had to fight for their rights and acceptance in just about every area there is: the government, the military, the arts, sports, education, entertainment, marriage equality and much more.

Participating Artists:

Beth Achenbach
Luis Alves
Alina Balseiro
Miguel Cardenas
John Crittenden
Jim Fallon
Donald Gallagher
Nicole Gamboa
Robert Koch
Jo-el Lopez
Vincent Minervini
Lucy Rovetto
Debashish Sinha
Bryant Small
Arthur Velwest

Opening Reception is on Saturday, August 17th 5 to 8pm.
Show runs until August 31st.
Gallery Hours will be Saturdays and Sundays from 12 to 3pm.
Appointments available – Contact [email protected] for information.
Curated by Andrea McKenna

@ 262 17th St, Jersey City

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.arthouseproductions.org/pages/current

Venue

NY