Pride Arts and Culture Events 2022 staff

In honor of Pride and in tandem with marches and other activities, arts organizations throughout the City celebrate the month with programming focused on LGBTQ+ communities. Check out a few of the highlights below, and visit our Pride guide for more events taking place across the five boroughs.

Salute to LGBTQ+ Achievements in Television at the Paley Center
Through June 26
The Paley Center’s exhibit recognizes the creative contributions of those in front of and behind the camera and celebrates moments of progress in LGBTQ+ representation.

Pride at 92NY
Through June 30
All month long, 92NY celebrates Pride with archived and in-person talks with LGBTQ+ individuals.

Flag in the Map from the Gilbert Baker Foundation
The organization presents an exhibit of flag photos from around the world, first at Stonewall National Park (starting May 27) and then at High Line Nine (from June 2).

NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
June 1–29
Take tours through Greenwich Village and join the Met for conversations about artists all month long.

First Saturday, LGBTQ+ Teen Night and Brooklyn Pride at Brooklyn Museum
June 4, 10 & 12
Multiple events take place at the museum in celebration of artists, community and performance.

Whitney Pride at the Whitney Museum
June 9–12
This event comprises history tours, art making and more for LGBTQ+ visitors and allies inside and outside the museum’s building.

ChamberQUEER at National Sawdust
June 10–12
This three-day festival highlights historically underrepresented queer figures in classical music.

Queens at the Garden at Queens Botanical Garden
June 22
Enjoy after-hours access to the garden, drag queen performances, DJ music and Pride-themed crafts.

Happy Birthday Doug at the SoHo Playhouse
June 23–26
This comedic solo show is a celebration of modern gay culture.

Pride in Central Park Tour
June 24–25 & 30
Explore the contributions LGTBQ+ individuals such as Emma Stebbins, Fitz-Greene Halleck and architect Bruce Kelly have made to Central Park.

Pride in Times Square
June 24–26
This collaboration between Playbill and the Times Square Alliance features actors from the stage and screen, showcases of Broadway productions and more.

Pride at Rockefeller Center
June 25
Pride at Rockefeller Center features rainbow pathways, Pride flags and retail activations, in addition to the Love Above All Ball.

L'unicorns at Alice Austen House
June 26
Attend a performance by Staten Island's first Latinx LGBTQ+ group.

Pride at the Joyce Theater
June 28–July 3
In Christopher Williams’ Joyce debut, he reimagines iconic Ballet Russes works as queer works of art. New York City Ballet principal dancer Taylor Stanley, along with an ensemble of contemporary dancers, will perform as “Queen of the Sylphs” in Williams’ reinterpretation of Les Sylphides, as well as dance the title role in a new version of Nijinsky’s The Afternoon of a Faun.

Queer Trash with Issue Project Room
June 29
Queer Trash presents performances by Lucie Vítková, Gabe Rubin and Will Atkins at Boerum Hill’s Invisible Dog Art Center.