Blue Star Museums free to military Memorial Day to Labor Day
More than 100 California museums will offer free admission this summer to active-military duty and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, beginning this Memorial Day weekend, running through Labor Day. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Click here for more details.
Creativity at the Core Summer Institute in San Diego
The California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) Arts Initiative is hosting a three-day summer institute on arts learning and California state standards, July 25-27 at the San Diego County Office of Education. Teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, artist educators, arts leaders, arts specialists, parents, and school board members are encouraged to attend. Click here for details and registration information.
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Queer|Art|Pride 2018 June 21-22 @ Wythe Hotel 80 Wythe Ave. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
This is our second year organizing Queer|Art|Pride, which is presented as part of Pride@Wythe, an annual takeover of the Wythe Hotel’s multiple event spaces during Pride Week, with parties and performances and screenings and other good stuff, organized in partnership with various LGBTQ orgs and promoters. Queer|Art will again be taking over the Wythe’s beautiful downstairs jewel box cinema/theater, which seats 70 people and has a private bar.
QAM Mentor Moe Angelos will host QA|Pride LIVE on June 21 at 8pm.
Our focus for Queer|Art|Pride is to celebrate recently completed work by graduates of the Mentorship program (now entering its eighth year) and to create a space for taking risks among friends. Over the course of two nights, Queer|Art will present three programs - QA|Pride: Live (hosted by Moe Angelos of The Five Lesbian Brothers) on June 21st, 8pm; QA|Pride: Cinema (featuring a work-in-progress viewing of a new film by Rodrigo Bellott) on June 22nd, 7:30pm; and the QA|Pride: Alumni Art Jam (hosted by The Illustrious Blacks) also on June 22nd, 11pm.
QAM Alumnus Rodrigo Bellot screens his film Tu Me Manques at QA|Pride Cinema on June 22 at 7:30pm.
Queer|Art|Pride will showcase new and recent work by Queer|Art alumni: Camilo Godoy, Melissa Li, Tommy Pico, Nicole Goodwin, Justin Sayre, Justine Williams, Sasha Wortzel, Morgan Bassichis, Samantha Nye, Guadalupe Rosales, Eva Peskin, Kerry Downey, and Michael de Angelis(with ANIMALS), and their collaborators.
QAM Alumnus Monstah Black and his husband Manchild Black are The Illustrious Blacks and hosts of QA|Pride Alumni Art Jam on June 22 at 11pm. (Photo Credit: Charles Meacham)