Celebrate LOVE, Celebrate COMMUNITY, Celebrate PRIDE!
In lieu of our annual Pride Late Night, we’re celebrating National Pride Month with these virtual spotlights on local artists, organizations, and partners whose stories and missions promote visibility, equality, and empowerment for the LGBTQ+ community.
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Pride of Place: Dallas Artists Respond
For the last three years, the DMA has partnered with the local arts nonprofit Arttitude to celebrate the work of LGBTQ+ visual and performing artists in Dallas. We reached out to two artists who exhibited in the recent MariconX show and invited them to respond to an object in the DMA’s collection that resonates with their own work. Discover what they had to say on our Uncrated blog. FIND OUT MORE
The Dallas Way Oral Histories
The mission of The Dallas Way is to gather, organize, store, and present the complete LGBTQ+ history of Dallas. Browse their full collection of stories, and check out these highlighted accounts from instrumental figures of the Dallas LGBTQ+ community.
Betty K. Neal shares the history behind Black Pride Dallas. FIND OUT MORE
Mike Anglin writes about Phil Morrow, the president of AIDS Services Dallas in the late 1980s, who dedicated the final years of his life to serving minorities suffering from AIDS. FIND OUT MORE
Monica Greene tells the story of her transition and becoming herself in Dallas. WATCH NOW
Mary Franklin recounts how the food pantry at the Resource Center was founded. FIND OUT MORE
Arts & Letters Live: Casey Gerald
In his memoir There Will Be No Miracles Here, Casey Gerald shares his coming-of-age story, which begins in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas and straddles the complex intersection of race, class, faith, queerness, and masculinity. Watch him tell his story at a 2018 Arts & Letters Live event. WATCH NOW
Donor Spotlight: Gay & Lesbian Fund for Dallas
In 2005 the Gay and Lesbian Fund for Dallas (GLFD) began a partnership with the DMA, which has raised over $500,000 for the Museum’s mission and exhibitions over the past 15 years. This partnership promotes equality and raises awareness of the personal philanthropic contributions of the LGBTQ+ community in Dallas. FIND OUT MORE
In lieu of the in-person Annual Late Night PRIDE Block Party, the Dallas Museum of Art, in partnership with the Dallas Arts District, supports the ongoing virtual celebrations around Dallas. Experience the diversity and love by joining one of these upcoming events:
Thank You to Our Community Partners