MOHAI hosts the second annual Queering the Museum Symposium, a community event exploring themes and concepts about the representation of LGBT/Q people in museums. This year’s Symposium focuses on history museums and includes the opportunity to give input on an LGBT/Q history exhibition MOHAI will host in its Community Gallery in 2014. Highlights of the Symposium include presentations from Social Outreach Seattle, GLBT History Museum of San Francisco, Pride Foundation, Puget Sound-Old Lesbians Organizing for Change and more, plus a keynote address from Hugh Ryan of The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History. Download the symposium program here.
Cost: $14 General Public; $12 Students, Seniors, & Military; Free for MOHAI members. Gallery access is included. Register here.
An Evening Reception will take place on board the historic Virginia V steamship, docked at Lake Union Park, from 5 - 6:30 pm for an additional ticket price of $10, which includes light refreshments and one drink ticket. Additional drinks are available for purchase at a cash only bar.
This program is supported by Humanities Washington.
***Please be advised that the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street will be closed all day Saturday.*** Find suggestions about parking at MOHAI here.