Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., is hailing the Stonewall Rebellionwhich spurred the modern-day LGBTQ-rights movementwith a major exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of that historic event.
"About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art" will feature historical and contemporary works by international artists that, viewed together, provide a nuanced picture of the evolving meaning of queerness.
The exhibit will run May 22-July 20. The curator of the exhibition is Jonathan David Katz, Ph.D., who is a visiting professor of gender, sexuality and women's studies at The University of Pennsylvania and chair of the doctoral program in visual studies at the University at Buffalo.
Tickets are available online only, starting May 13, and may be purchased for $20 throughout the run of the exhibition. A limited number of free tickets are released each Monday for the current week. Walk-ins are not accommodated. Visit tickets.wrightwood659.org/events.