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may 2020

sun31may7:00 PM9:00 PMSmithsonian presents PROJECT PRIDEStreaming on YouTube7:00 PM - 9:00 PM VirtualCategories:LGBTQ+Ages:All Ages


Smithsonian’s Project Pride is a virtual concert and digital time capsule celebration of LGBTQ+ Heritage, Culture, and History featuring LGBTQ+ musicians, artists, and allies, as well as highlights from the Smithsonian collections.

Hosted by Ari Shapiro and featuring (in alphabetical order): Alex the Astronaut, Big Freedia, Bright Light Bright Light, Cameron Esposito, Courtney Barnett, CLAUD, Dorian Electra, Girl in Red, Jake Shears, Joy Oladokun, Kat Cunning, Madame Gandhi, mxmtoon, Nakhane, Pabllo Vittar, Pet Shop Boys, Roxane Gay, SOKO, Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne, Tunde Olaniran, VINCINT and more.

The broadcast is free and open to the public online and will air on YouTube on 5/31. Registration is not required.

Funding for the Project Pride broadcast was provided by the Secretary of the Smithsonian and the Smithsonian National Board.


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(Sunday) 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM




Smithsonian Pride AllianceSmithsonian Pride Alliance (formerly GLOBE) was formed in 1988 in the midst of the AIDS crisis. From the beginning, the Pride Alliance has been "part of a broader human rights and equity approach to management and scholarship." Founded more than 30 years ago, the Pride Alliance is the oldest LGBTQ+ employee resource group in the federal government.