On the (Queer) Waterfront: Brooklyn Histories

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 of Brooklyn. On the [...]

(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 museums [...]

CFP For HomoEconomics Show Extended!

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History has extended the deadline for submissions for our next show, HomoEconomics: LGBTQ Histories of the Brooklyn Waterfront. The deadline for submissions is now May 24th. In addition to what is outlined in the CFP below, we are seeking: 1) Existing  history projects / historians working on the Brooklyn Waterfront’s [...]

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 [...]