Call for Proposals – Queer Book Dioramas!

lili longed to feel her insides - adelaide windsome

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is excited to announce the call for proposals for Queer Book Dioramas – an exhibit in partnership with The New York Public Library and Lambda Literary, co-curated by Pop-Up Founding Director Hugh Ryan and award winning queer author Sassafras Lowrey. This show will highlight the unique relationship between LGBTQ people and literature. For many... Read More

On the (Queer) Waterfront: Brooklyn Histories

On the (Queer) Waterfront: Brooklyn Histories Opening

On the (Queer) Waterfront: Brooklyn Histories is a scatter-site-specific investigation of the queer histories of the beloved borough where the museum got its start. Through a series of performances, talks, community gatherings, and related events, it will explore the waterfronts and the stories they hold, starting new conversations about the queer history and contemporary life... Read More

(re)Presenting AIDS: Culture and Accountability

How “should” HIV/AIDS be represented in the public sphere? Tuesday, August 20th 2013 6-8pm Skylight Room (9100) The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue New York NY Free and open to the public. RSVP to Ted at: tkerr@visualAIDS.org Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/357870844343507/ How “should” HIV/AIDS be represented in the public sphere? In what ways do... Read More

lili longed to feel her insides - adelaide windsome

Danish artist Lili Elbe discovered she was a woman while modeling women’s’ clothing for Gerda Gottlieb’s, Lili’s wife, iconic illustrations in early 20th century. When I was first exposed to a collection of her memoirs entitled Man into Woman, I was struck by how Lili referred to her gender transition prior to the language being influenced by medcal and psychiatric institutions.... Read More