Last Minute Resources!

Thinking about proposing something for HomoEconomics, but looking for some research / direction / ideas? We’ve put together a few links to collections that we know hold interesting stories. If you know others, add them in the commetns! The Brooklyn Historical Society (http://brooklynhistory.org) has a great finding aid called Emma, which can help with finding research on almost... Read More

Uncovering the Queer History of Marriage

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is overjoyed by the stunning viral popularity of Cookie Woolner’s recent Tumblr post about the history of lesbian weddings in African American communities. The post featured a photo of a lesbian wedding that originally ran in Jet magazine in 1970, and to date it has been shared more than 4100 times, and also been picked up by places like The... Read More

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – HomoEconomics: LGBTQ Histories of the Brooklyn Waterfront

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is excited to announce the call for proposals for our next show, a scatter-site-specific investigation of the queer histories of the beloved borough where the museum got its start: Brooklyn. Entitled “HomoEconomics,” this show will investigate Brooklyn’s past and present as a site of queer cultural creation, gentrification, economic... Read More

Pop-Up SoHo: After “Before We Were Queer”

Before We Were Queer/Pop-Up NYC 2012 has packed up and moved out and we are excited to share what’s coming next, but first… THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Thank you to the over 1500 people who walked through the door, and the countless more who shared this work with friends, colleagues, and families. (The show was a critics pick in Time Out New... Read More

Pop-Up NYC Event Calendar

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History Announces Event Line Up For Before We Were Queer / Pop-Up NYC 2012 August 8th – 31st @ The Leslie – Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is proud to announce a wide-ranging calendar of events for our upcoming show, Before We Were Queer / Pop-Up NYC 2012, which runs from August 8th – 31st at The Leslie... Read More

“The Importance of Queer History” Video Short Debuts

There’s a lot of fantastic material being generated for the Pop-Up NYC show, but there’s one thing in particular that we’re really excited about - our new video short, “The Importance of Queer History.” Earlier in the year we were approached by Chen Margolis and Frantz Hall, film makers who wanted to document the work the Pop-Up Museum is doing.... Read More

Upcoming Show: Pop-Up NYC 2012

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History Announces “Before We Were Queer” – Pop-Up NYC 2012 A multimedia community installation August 8th – 31st @ The Leslie + Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art What/Where/When ~ About the Show ~ Schedule of Events ~ Artists  Become a Supporter What/Where/When The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is proud to announce our upcoming... Read More

Call for Proposals – Pop-Up NYC 2012

Call for Proposals: Exhibits forthe Pop-Up Museum of Queer History – NYC The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History gives voice to the rich, long, and largely unknown histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people. Our community – and especially our youth – deserve to know our history. If you don’t know you have a past, how you can believe you have a... Read More

Join us for a talk on “Obscene Resistance!”

Looking for something smart, queer and fabulous to do next week? Join us on Wednesday evening at 7pm at the William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce St., Philadelphia), as Professor Whitney Strub (from Rutgers University) gives us a powerpoint on the history of obscenity, pornography, and queer organizing. Check out the full description below: Obscene Resistance Beefcake photos... Read More

Pop-Up Museum Partners with Riot Grrrl Ink!

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is excited to announce our new community partnership with Riot Grrrl Ink, the largest queer label in the world. With their invaluable support, we will be able to reach new audiences, and bring our vision of community-created queer history shows around the country (and some day, the world!). If you’re not familiar with RGI’s incredible... Read More