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NYC: Winter LGBTQ GALA Alumni Night at the Rubin Art Museum
written by Natasha, 1/24/13 3:33am
edited by Natasha, 1/23/20 1:10pm

Friday, January 24, 2020 6-10 PM. FREE entry, 2-for-1 wine, beer & champagne 6 - 7 PM Come join in a Yale + All-Schools LGBTQ GALA Mixer. A great night! LBTQ Women's afterparty at QGirls (156 7th Ave, around corner) until 2 AM

Friday, January 24, 2020, 6 - 10 pm (Last call bar 9:30 pm) - NOTE DATE CHANGE. Not MLK Weekend this year.

Where: Rubin Art Museum, 150 W 17th St. NYC 
Cost: Free entry, 2-for-1 wine, beer & champagne 6 - 7 PM

Come join in a Yale + All-Schools LGBT alumni/ae mixer.  See the check-in table for a nametag.

The Rubin Art Museum showcases art from the Himalayan region, from ancient to contemporary

Always a great night.

We will be downstairs in the lobby mingling and upstairs in the galleries.  Almost everyone at the Museum will be GALA / from our groups!  Look for the nametags.

Two free group tours (7 & 8 PM) are available for sign-up at our registration desk (first come, first served - limited to 20 people) or you can view the galleries and mingle in the lobby at your own pace.

Optional RSVP by January 23 to help with planning

And join the special LBTQ Women's After-Party at QGirls until 2 AM. Mix and mingle with great women. (Downstairs at Elmo's, 156 7th Avenue, between 19th & 20th Sts, around the corner from The Rubin). $10 cover - DJ Kim Dazy spins. Cash or credit bar and food (from upstairs restaurant) available.

Genderqueer and nonbinary folk are warmly invited. Everyone is welcome at these events. 

 Exhibits from Himalayan and South Asian region:

- Masterworks: Collection highlights from India, Nepal, Tibet and Mongolia.  Also a special gallery with Treasures from the Zhiguan Museum of Fine Art (Himalayan art on loan from the museum in Beijing - closes 6/1/20). 

- Sacred Spaces: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room

Gateway to Himalayan Art: Showing the Diversity of the region's art
- Shahidul Alam: Truth to Power: Photography exhibit from Banggladeshi photographer, writer and activist, named a Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. (closes 5/4/20) 


Thanks to Shawn Cowls and FFR/Princeton BTGALA for organizing and to Yale GALA, Inc. for co-hosting. 

And thanks to our individual co-hosts! 

  • Natasha at Yale GALA, Inc.
  • Prem Tumkosit, Yale GALA
  • Jen Rexford, Princeton BTGALA 
  • Melanie Pastuck, Dartmouth GALA 
  • Margaret Morton, Columbia Pride 
  • Miriam Moctezuma, Cornell U GALA 
  • Heidi Russell, Cornell U GALA 
  • Amanda Lehrer, the NYU LGBTQ Alumni Network 
  • Zoya Ramzanali, the NYU LGBTQ Alumni Network 
  • Kris Woolery, Mount Holyoke Lyon's Pride 
  • Dan Welden, NYU 
  • Suman Chakraborty, Princeton BTGALA 
  • Alan Yu, PennGALA 
  • John Flanagan, GALA-ND/SMC 
  • Jeremy Alicandri, the Stony Brook University LGBTQ Alumni Network 
  • Matthew Colson, the Stony Brook University LGBTQ Alumni Network 
  • Carlos Cruz, Columbia Pride 
  • Adam Rosenberg, Columbia Pride 
  • Prem Tumkosit, Yale GALA 
  • Sean Pierce, Harvard GSC 
  • Heather of Q Girls 

Proudly announced by Mt. Holyoke Lyon's Pride and the Manhattan Lesbian Party List (MLPL) 

(List in formation)

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