Thursday, October 13, 2016


The Museum of the City of New York in East Harlem debuted the Gay Gotham exhibit on two floors this past week and were able to drop by and take look at the exhibit that celebrates the LGBT history of the city.  What really stuck out to us the most was the map of the two gay villages that had their early history a century ago but now one has been mostly forgotten.  The West Village of course is the legendary address for the gay community but Harlem was the other LGBT neighborhood that flourished for the most of the 20th century up until the 1990s at the height of the vogue ball scene. The above photos are only small part of the exhibition which also features works or photos of Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe and Keith Haring.  More on the exhibit can be found on the official  MCNY website: LINK

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