Thursday, 12 - 8 pm
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
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The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art is the first and only dedicated gay and lesbian art museum in the world with a mission to exhibit and preserve gay and lesbian art, and foster the artists who create it. The Museum has a permanent collection of over 30,000 objects, 6-8 major exhibitions annually, artist talks, film screenings, readings, THE ARCHIVE - a quarterly art newsletter, a membership program, and a research library. The Leslie-Lohman Museum is operated by the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, Inc., a non-profit founded in 1987 by Charles W. Leslie and Fritz Lohman, who have supported gay and lesbian artists for over 30 years. The Leslie-Lohman 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.
The Museum is located at 26 Wooster Street in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. Admission is free, and hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 12-6 pm, and Thursday, 12-8 pm. The Museum is closed Monday, Tuesday, and all major holidays. The 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. The Museum can be reached at 212-431-2609.
- 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
Whom to Contact
- Jerry Kajpust
Closest to the A/C/E Canal Street Stop on the NY Subway