Virtual Visual Arts

Illegal to Be You: Gay History Beyond Stonewall

Illegal to Be You: Gay History Beyond StonewallThursday, June 11,, 7pm-9pm – Online

Senator John Heinz History Center, in collaboration with Smithsonian Affiliations and the National Museum of American History will present a special online lecture- Illegal to Be You: Gay History Beyond Stonewall. The event will be a simultaneous broadcast to Smithsonian Affiliate partners across the U.S.

Join Smithsonian Affiliations and Katherine Ott, curator and historian at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, for a special program in celebration of Pride Month. Ott will discuss her work curating Illegal to Be You: Gay History Beyond Stonewall, an exhibition currently on view at the National Museum of American History that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and other pivotal moments in the modern LGBTQ+ civil rights movement.

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