NYC: MetFridays LGBTQ Pride Event: Celebrate Pride at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
New! - Celebrate Pride at MetFridays with Gay Men's Chorus, poetry readings by DarkMatter, dance party with Love Heals (Temple of Dendur), Mix and Mingle LGBTQ Bar in European Sculpture Court & more FREE with Met Entry (pay what you wish). NO RSVP
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NYC: MetFridays LGBTQ Pride Event - Celebrate Pride at the Met Museum!
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Avenue @ 81st Street, NYC
Events are open to the public (no RSVP required) and FREE with museum entry.
MetFridays Pride Program TENTATIVE / DRAFT: (Ask for the printed guide and map at the event)
1. MIX AND MINGLE CASH BAR 5 – 9 PM Carroll and Milton Petrie European Sculpture Court
2. GALLERY CONVERSATIONS - Flowers and Fragrance and
Claude Monet, The Path through the Irises, Floor 2, Gallery 822, The Annenberg Galleries
Join a dialogue between perfumer Alexis Karl and educator Deborah Goldberg to explore depictions of flowers and their natural scents, and discover an added dimension to these works of art.
3. GALLERY CONVERSATIONS - Reinventing Ourselves 6 - 6:30 PM, Floor 2, Gallery 910
How is identity constructed? Explore Modern and Contemporary art, the complexities of identity and how artists reinvent themselves and others.
4. PRIDE DANCE PARTY - Silent Dance Party with Love Heals 5–9 PM, Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing
Select your personal musical journey during this silent dance celebration. Beats provided by Rich Medina, Steve Travolta, Danny Krivit, and DJ Rekha. Hosted by Love Heals, the leading provider of HIV/AIDS education in NYC
5. PERFORMANCES: ETHEL and Friends , Floor 2, Balcony Bar
Relax with music, cocktails, and appetizers, while looking out over the majestic Great Hall.
6. PERFORMANCES: NYC Gay Men’s Chorus and Floor 2, Gallery 202)
Experience the vibrant sounds and energy of GMC as they perform numbers from their “choralgraphy.”
7. POETRY PERFORMANCES: DarkMatter and
Enjoy poetry intertwined with science fiction, apocalypse, and riddles with Janani Balasubramanian of performance art duo DarkMatter.
8. PANEL CONVERSATION: Who We Are from the Inside Out 7:15–8:15 PM
Ground Floor, Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall (limited seating)
Examine the cultural shift happening right now—where society is more curious than ever before to understand all the ways in which we are human. Speakers discuss personal experiences, artistic expression, and new ideas relating to gender, class, race, and regionality, and explore the topic of intersectionality. With:
Jodie Patterson: Mother of five and an active LGBTQI ally who has been recognized for activism by The Advocate and GLAAD
Janet Mock: Gender rights activist, author, and television host
Thanks to Donna Williams and the Metropolitan Museum of Art for inviting us and Celebrating Pride!
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