Year of Pride Events in NYC

nycgo.com staff

(Updated 07/01/2019)

In 2019, New York City celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising—the breaking point that forever altered LGBTQ+ history. Throughout the year, a number of special events and exhibits are taking place at some of New York’s biggest and most famous cultural institutions. You won’t want to miss all there is to do and see. Check out our picks below and for a complete calendar of events, visit stonewall50consortium.org.

Jul
17

Museums & Galleries
Art After Stonewall

At NYU's Grey Art Gallery and the Leslie-Lohman Museum, this two-part exhibit highlights the impact of the LGBTQ+ civil-rights movement on the art world.

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Jul
17

Museums & Galleries
Camp: Notes on Fashion

The Met Costume Institute’s newest exhibition celebrates camp in design.

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Jul
17

Museums & Galleries
Stonewall 50

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, the museum hosts two exhibits and one installation exploring LGBTQ+ history in NYC.

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Jul
17

Museums & Galleries
Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

Works of some 20 LGBTQ+ artists that were born after Stonewall are part of this special exhibit.

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Jul
17

Museums & Galleries
On the (Queer) Waterfront

This is the first exhibition of its kind to take a broad look at the queer history of Brooklyn, starting in the 19th century and going all the way up to the present.

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Jul
17

Museums & Galleries
Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy

The Morgan Library celebrates the works of American poet Walt Whitman, 200 years after his birth.

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Jul
17

Museums & Galleries
Walt Whitman: America’s Poet

NYPL celebrates Whitman’s 200th birthday with an exhibit of his work.

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Jul
24

Museums & Galleries
Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now

A yearlong exhibit highlights Robert Mapplethorpe's body of work and the influence he had on other photographers.

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