Year of Pride Events in NYC

nycgo.com staff

In 2019, New York City celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising—the breaking point that forever altered LGBTQ history—and hosts WorldPride for the first time ever. Throughout the year, a number of special events and exhibits will be 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. Read on for all the details below and check back as we update this list.

Jan
16

Museums & Galleries
Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again

The Whitney presents a comprehensive retrospective of work by Pop Art icon Andy Warhol.

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Jan
25

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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Feb
14

Museums & Galleries
Love & Resistance

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, this exhibit at the NY Public Library looks at the history of the modern gay rights movement.

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Feb
15

Museums & Galleries
Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT

FIT's Museum celebrates half a century with this retrospective look at its exhibits over the years.

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Feb
20

Museums & Galleries
Male Gaze: Life, Legend, Legacy

This retrospective exhibit explores the origins of the Leslie Lohman Museum and its 50-year history of collecting LGBTQ art.

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Mar
17

Museums & Galleries
Lincoln Kirstein's Modern

This exhibit of more than 200 items and works of art explore's Lincoln Kirstein's legacy and influence on the MoMA's early years.

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Apr
21

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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May
3

Museums & Galleries
Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art After Stonewall

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

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May
6

Museums & Galleries
Camp: Notes on Fashion

Met Costume Institute’s newest exhibition celebrating camp in design.

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May
24

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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May
29

Things to Do
Selected Shorts: Stonewall at 50

A reading of works from The Stonewall Reader (Penguin Classics), co-hosted by Kathy Tu and Tobin Low from Nancy, the WNYC podcast.

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May
30

Music
Music of Conscience

The culmination of the NY Philharmonic's special program, these three nights of music features works by contemporary composer John Corigliano, Mozart and composers who were lost to AIDS.

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