Revised: This week at The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art


Fall Benefit
HONORING: Barbara Hammer and Charles W Leslie
Tuesday, October 3, 6-9PM

Join us for Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Fall Benefit celebrating art and philanthropy, and enjoy an exclusive exhibition preview of BARBARA HAMMER: Evidentiary Bodies.

Barbara Hammer is an American feminist artist known as a pioneer in experimental film. more


Lohman Window Gallery
Rachel Farmer
Opening: July 27th, 6-8PM

Please join us for the opening reception of Rachel Farmer's installation, ANCESTORS TRAVERSING QUILTS. During the reception our Director, Gonzalo Casals will give an informal talk about Farmer's work and process before giving the stage to Farmer to answer any questions. more

Lohman Gallery
FOUND: Queer Archaeology; Queer Abstraction
June 10 - September 10, 2017

A survey of artists trained for the trail, socio-anthropologists of the queer whose work find traces of queerness in a world that prefers us hidden, we excavate. We sift through the past for clues about ourselves, driven by our own impulse for survival. Curated by Avram Finkelstein. more

Pinto Gallery
EXPANDED VISIONS: Fifty Years of Collecting
Through October 28, 2017

A selection of works from the collection highlighting the Museum's interest in broadening the representation of the LGBTQ community while exploring the ever-evolving definition of queerness. more

Museum Façade

QUEERPOWER: Façade Commission

Through June, 2018

Each year, the Museum will commission an artist or group of artists to create work to cover the façade of the Museum. To inaugurate this initiative the Museum features a site-specific installation by the Silence=Death Collective, adapting the iconic poster used by Act Up during the AIDS Pandemic in 1980s calling attention to the lack of action by the United States government. more


Pietrasanta, Italy
Anna Canepa International presents a Special Tour to Pietrasanta, Italy
September 10 – September 16, 2017

Pietrasanta, a lovely medieval town known for its marble and bronze workshops, artists and monuments on the coast of northern Tuscany about 20 miles north of Pisa, is one of the most qualified centers for the art of the sculpture where numerous artisan studios and foundries are scattered in the town. Key tour highlights include a visit to the Carrara quarries, a private guided tour of the legendary Gori Collection; and a visit to the recently extensively renovated Pecci Museum. more

Join a group of passionate individuals who believe in the power of art to change the world, and support the ongoing mission of the Leslie-Lohman Museum. 


Your generosity is the critical resource needed to continue our mission and provide you with the best in art and artists that speak directly to the LGBTQ experience through outstanding exhibitions, and vital educational events.
Image credits:

(Title image): Matt Lipps, Untitled (Men), 2010, Two chromogenic prints, 33 x 88 in. Copyright the artist. Courtesy of Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, and Josh Lilley Gallery, London UK. Copyright the artist.

Barbara Hammer, Yellow Hammer, 1972, Still from S8mm film transferred to digital video. (c) Barbara Hammer. Courtesy the artist

Rachel Farmer, Ancestors Traversing Quilts (detail), 2017. Site-specific installation including ceramic, fabric, batting, and yarn. 77 x 258 x 20 in. Courtesy the artist.

Angela Dufresne, The Real Allegory of My Artistic and Moral Life, 2014, Oil on canvas, 84 x 132 in. Courtesy the artist

Deborah Bright, Wild Secret Girl, 1996, Ilforchrome photo print, 30 x 40 in. Gift of Hunter O’Hanian and Jeffry George

(c) Tomothy Schenck, QUEERPOWER Facade Commision, 2017.

City of Pietrasanta (upper); Carrara Quarries (lower).

Steve Love Menendez, Beau at the Belevedere, 2016. Courtesy the artist.
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Thursdays: 12-8 pm