Harvey Milk Photo Center 2018 LGBTQ Exhibit Event: Art & Pride

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The Harvey Milk Photo Center in San Francisco has announced its annual LGBTQ Pride exhibit for 2018, Art & Pride: A Fine Arts Celebration in a Mixed Media Exhibit.

Featuring the work of notable contemporary artists from across the United States, including some forty photographers, painters, sculptors, filmmakers, illustrators, writers, graphic designers, textile artists, and poets, each of whom contributed work that resonates with the complexity of their artistic spirit, the show celebrates the artists’ embrace of the creative process. Dave Christensen, Director of the Center, curated the eclectic exhibit with an assist from Thomasina DeMaio, Curator of the Art Saves Lives Studio in San Francisco, who introduced Christensen to many of the artists selected for this exhibit.

The artists represented in the show include Alan Beckstead, Lenore Chinn, Thomasina Demaio, Rink Foto, JB Higgins, David Faulk and Michael Johnstone, Hal Fischer, Gareth Gooch, Danny Nicoletta, Skot Jonz, A&U’s Managing Editor Chael Needle, Senior Editor Sean Black, Editor at Large Hank Trout, and contributing photographers Annie Tritt and Thomas McGovern, and many others.

The opening reception, on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 6:00PM to 9:30PM, is free and open to the public. The Young People’s Teen Musical Theatre Company (Nicola Bosco-Alvarez, Director) will provide live entertainment. The exhibit runs from June 16 through July 22, 2018.

Part of the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department, the Harvey Milk Photo Center is located at 50 Scott Street, in Duboce Park, in the lower level of the Harvey Milk Center for the Arts. The Center gallery is open Tuesday through Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; closed on Mondays and Fridays. Exhibits in the gallery are always free to attend. The oldest (seventy-five years; in its current location since 1954) and largest community wet darkroom in the United States, the Center offers over 300 classes, workshops and lectures each year in both fine arts and commercial photography. Scholarships are available for anyone living in San Francisco wishing to take the Center’s classes.

Visit the Center’s website www.harveymilkphotocenter.org for details on the 2018 LGBTQ Exhibit Event: Art & Pride show and other services and exhibits at the Center; telephone 415.554.9522. The Center is located at 50 Scott Street, in Duboce Park, San Francisco.

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