The Simpson Center’s Feature on Queering the Art Museum

Our friend, the Simpson Center for the Humanities, wrote a really great feature on the upcoming symposium at the Henry, Queering the Art Museum: How did we get here? and Where do we go from here?

From the article:

How can museums better address, engage, and integrate queer culture? UW graduate students Erin Bailey (Museology) and Nicole Robert (Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies) are organizing “Queering the Art Museum,” a symposium that they hope will invite attendees to explore such questions.

The symposium will take place both on and off-campus, in Seattle and in Tacoma on May 11 and 12, 2012. Through lectures, performances, tours, and community conversations, speakers and attendees will engage with queer themes.  It parallels the exhibition HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, on view at the Tacoma Art Museum through June 10.

Read the rest here!

Buy your tickets for the symposium here (May 11th) and here (May 12). The symposium is free for students, UW factulty and staff. 

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