• Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

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    26 Wooster
    New York, NY 10013
    (212) 431-2609
    Hours:
    Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 6 pm
    Thursday, 12 - 8 pm

    About Us

    Created by our founders to preserve LGBTQ identity and build community, the Leslie-Lohman Museum aspires to reclaim scholarship from a queer perspective, provide a training ground for queer artists read more
    • About

      Created by our founders to preserve LGBTQ identity and build community, the Leslie-Lohman Museum aspires to reclaim scholarship from a queer perspective, provide a training ground for queer artists and cultural workers, examine the juxtaposition between art and social justice in ways that provoke dialogue and thought, while acting as a cultural hub for LGBTQ individuals and their communities.

      The Museum only dedicated LGBTQ museum in the world with a mission to exhibit and preserve LGBTQ art, and foster the artists who create it. It has a collection of over 30,000 objects and offers exhibitions, a robust array of educational programming, docent tours, artist lecture series, a quarterly art newsletter, a membership program, and a research library. It was 1987 by Charles W. Leslie and Fritz Lohman, who have supported gay and lesbian artists for over 40 years. The Museum embraces the rich creative history of the gay and lesbian art community by educating, informing, inspiring, entertaining, and challenging all who enter its doors.

      Located at 26 Wooster Street in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. Admission is free. Open Wed-Sun, 12-6 pm, and Thurs, 12-8 pm. Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art is a non-profit organization and is exempt from taxation under section 501(c)3 of the IRS Code.

    • Highlights

      • First dedicated LGBTQ art museum in the world
      • Has supported LGBTQ artists for over 30 years
      • Museum maintains a collection of over 30,000 works
      • 6-8 major exhibitions and various events throughout the year
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