HONORING: Barbara Hammer and Charles W Leslie
Tuesday, October 36-9PM

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

Rachel Farmer
July 27th - September 17, 2017

“My work draws inspiration from a variety of sources: my Mormon pioneer ancestry, childhood play with ceramic figurines, my grandmother’s quilts, historical dioramas, and pop culture’s invented mythologies of the American West.
This installation grew out of pouring over my great-great-grandfather’s diary chronicling his immigrant journey from England to Utah Territory in 1853­­­—while confronting the absence of information about my great-great grandmother... more
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
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
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
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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