Pride Cultural Festival

Sunday, Jun 25, 10 am to 5 pm
At CMA, 103 Charlton Street, New York
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Celebrate the LGBT Community with us at our Pride Festival on Sunday, June 25.

PROGRAM: CMA’s Cultural Festival is an opportunity to honor the many ways families come together in community. LGBT​Q​ artists have influenced the progress of art and society throughout history. ​ CMA’s PRIDE Festival celebrates the culture of the LGBT​Q​ community ​and how families see themselves in the expressions of artists.

PERFORMANCE: Join us for a Voguing Workshop led by Quenton Stuckey, an artist skilled in many forms of expression including performance, vocal, movement and film. Interactive workshops at 12:00 and 2:00. Voguing Workshops for our CMA Cultural Festival for PRIDE on Sunday, June 25 at 12:00-12:30 and 2:00-2:30.

Parade Floats: Celebrate Pride with CMA and join us in the open studio as we design and build our very own Pride Parade Floats! Young artists will use both recycled materials and art supplies to craft a float that reflects something that they themselves are proud to be a part of.

Portraiture: Museum visitors in will practice the art of the portrait, drawing inspired by the history of portraiture among LGBTQ artists like Mickalene Thomas. Using both drawing techniques and 3-D collage practices, we invite you to create an individual or family collage portrait in the Fine Art’s Studio.

Androgynous Super Heroes at the Clay Bar: Join us at the Clay Bar to celebrate non-gender specific superheroes, inspired by Carolyn Wells Chandler’s work, now on view at CMA! Using bright colors, shapes, and forms, sculpt your own super hero that transcends gender stereotypes.

Keith Haring Inspired Animations at the Media Lab: Join us in the Media Lab to create animations inspired by the work of Keith Haring. Using paper, visitors can create their own solid color characters and silhouettes and animate a unique scene or story.

Are you Ready for Love? in the Sound Booth: Write your own pop tune in the Sound booth that celebrates the power of love! Mix your own song inspired by pop songs from artists including Elton John, George Michael, Madonna and more!


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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