Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Please join us via Twitter on September 13th, 5-7PM for #AskACuarator Day! Carmel Curtis and Staci Bu Shea, the curators of our upcoming exhibition, BARBARA HAMMER: Evidentiary Bodies, will be answering your questions via Twitter. Mark your calendars and submit burning questions about being a curator or the exhibition. More info to follow.
HONORING: Barbara Hammer, Charles W Leslie & AllianceBernstein L.P.
Tuesday, October 36-9PM

Join us for Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Fall Benefit celebrating art and philanthropy, and enjoy an exclusive exhibition preview of BARBARA HAMMER: Evidentiary Bodies.

Barbara Hammer is an American feminist artist known as a pioneer in experimental film. more
Labyrinth of Desire
Michael Walden
September 9-1012-6pm
Opening: September 86-8pm

Artist Talk: September 10, 4pm

Michael Walden’s work explores the journey of emancipation from the constraints of societal conformity, a paragon presented to the world only to be overshadowed by the gaze of disillusionment and feelings of estrangement. Realizing that desire in all its forms is about the pursuit of happiness, and understanding that it is attained just before it is lost. more
ANCESTORS TRAVERSING QUILTS
Rachel Farmer
July 27th - September 17, 2017

“My work draws inspiration from a variety of sources: my Mormon pioneer ancestry, childhood play with ceramic figurines, my grandmother’s quilts, historical dioramas, and pop culture’s invented mythologies of the American West.
This installation grew out of pouring over my great-great-grandfather’s diary chronicling his immigrant journey from England to Utah Territory in 1853­­­—while confronting the absence of information about my great-great grandmother... more
FOUND: Queer Archaeology; Queer Abstraction
June 10 - September 10, 2017

A survey of artists trained for the trail, socio-anthropologists of the queer whose work find traces of queerness in a world that prefers us hidden, we excavate. We sift through the past for clues about ourselves, driven by our own impulse for survival. Curated by Avram Finkelstein. more
EXPANDED VISIONS: Fifty Years of Collecting

Through October 28, 2017

A selection of works from the collection highlighting the Museum's interest in broadening the representation of the LGBTQ community while exploring the ever-evolving definition of queerness. more

QUEERPOWER: Façade Commission
Through June, 2018

Each year, the Museum will commission an artist or group of artists to create work to cover the façade of the Museum. To inaugurate this initiative the Museum features a site-specific installation by the Silence=Death Collective, adapting the iconic poster used by Act Up during the AIDS Pandemic in 1980s calling attention to the lack of action by the United States government. more
BECOME A QUEER VISIONARY
Join a group of passionate individuals who believe in the power of art to change the world, and support the ongoing mission of the Leslie-Lohman Museum. 

DONATE TO LESLIE-LOHMAN MUSEUM

Your generosity is the critical resource needed to continue our mission and provide you with the best in art and artists that speak directly to the LGBTQ experience through outstanding exhibitions, and vital educational events.
Image credits:

(Title image): Matt Lipps, Untitled (Men), 2010, Two chromogenic prints, 33 x 88 in. Copyright the artist. Courtesy of Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, and Josh Lilley Gallery, London UK. Copyright the artist.

Barbara Hammer, Double Strength (still), 1978, 16mm film transferred to digital video, courtesy of the artist and KOW, Berlin. (c) Barbara Hammer. 

Michael Walden, Untiltled, 2016, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 in. Courtesy of the Artist.

Rachel Farmer, Ancestors Traversing Quilts (detail), 2017. Site-specific installation including ceramic, fabric, batting, and yarn. 77 x 258 x 20 in. Courtesy the artist.

Ken Gonzales-Day, The Wonder Gaze (St. James Park) , 2006, Digital exhibition print on vinyl, Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Luis De Jesus, Los Angeles.

Deborah Bright, Wild Secret Girl, 1996, Ilforchrome photo print, 30 x 40 in. Gift of Hunter O’Hanian and Jeffry George.

(c) Tomothy Schenck, QUEERPOWER Facade Commision, 2017.

Rob Hugh Rosen, Sylvester, 1970. Courtesy of the Leslie-Lohman Musuem.
Wednesday - Sunday12-6 pm
Thursdays: 12-8 pm