Monday, July 1, 2019

Event: NAGB's “Women's Wednesdays: LGBT Pride Month” on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, WI

“Women's Wednesdays: LGBT Pride Month”
July 3, 2019 @ The NAGB
Event: NAGB's “Women's Wednesdays: LGBT Pride Month” on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB
Event Description: “LGBT pride parades started gaining worldwide popularity following the 1969 stonewall riots in New York City. This year, pride parades are scheduled to happen across the globe, following recent landmark victories in LGBT rights legislation in Botswana, Angola, Bhutan, Ecuador, Taiwan, and Austria. Jamaica had its first annual public pride event in 2015, and in July 2018, Barbados, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago held the first public pride events in their nation’s history. These victories followed an attempt at organizing a pride event in Freeport in 2014 that had to be cancelled due to security threats. Times are changing for LGBT communities in the region, but there are still many barriers, both political and cultural, impeding progress ... Join us this pride month at the NAGB on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:00pm to discuss ... in what ways can we support and celebrate Pride this month ...”Read more: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
About Women's Wednesdays: “Women's Wednesdays was founded by Equality Bahamas as a response to community members' requests for a space to access resources, experts, and practitioners, share knowledge, and engage in conversation with one another. Officially started in May 2017, Women's Wednesdays highlights Bahamian women and our experiences in The Bahamas, specific to our identities including gender, race, sexuality, age, and ability. Held once per month at minimum, the events draw women together to have conversations that bring our individual lives into focus while connecting to family, community, and national narratives ...”Read more: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB
For further information: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

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