A Sense of Pride Symposium

A Sense of Pride Symposium


Saturday, May 18, 2019    
5:00 pm


NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

Event Type

Join national and local artists, curators and activists for a one-day symposium at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale on issues in the LGBTQ+ art community.


11-1 PM Visual Activists: American Art and the AIDS Crisis
Panel discussion with artist Roberto Juarez, artist Kia La Beija, Alex Fiahlo, programs director of Visual AIDS, and Requel Lopes, director of the World AIDS Museum and Education Center on the role of LGBTQ+ art in America’s HIVAIDS crisis from the 1980s to the present.

1-3 PM Performances
Porn Nail$ mobile queer-feminist nail salon by artist Rosemarie Romero.

A ritualistic healing practice by artist Roberto Navarrete that responds to intolerance towards LGBTQ+ community.

Fort Lauderdale’s Gay Men’s Chorus

3-5 PM New Identities: Queer Black and Latin-X Artists in America
Panel discussion Naima Green, Roberto Navarrete, GeoVanna Gonzalez and Najja Moon, artists who identify as queer individuals of color in America on issues of identity, representation and race as they pertain to their LGBTQ+ communities and experiences.

This is event is free and open to the public. Limited seating. Advance reservations required.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s A Sense of Pride initiative connects the LGBTQ+ community through programs and workshops that foster inclusion, acceptance and understanding. The Museum’s Conni Gordon Education Series, made possible with philanthropic support from the late innovator in art education and creativity, Conni Gordon.