Claire Mead – Queering the Museum

@ mima: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

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30 March 2017

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Throughout 2017, queer culture is taking pride of place in British museums to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. Numerous exhibitions and collection reinterpretation projects are planned to celebrate queer legacies and make visible queer narratives. In this seminar, curator Claire Mead discusses how we can curate queer art without confining a range of creative practices to a single label or reducing it to a tick box on a diversity list, and instead ensure a lasting representation of queer culture within museums.

Creative Community Workshops.

 

Image caption

18 November 2016: A coalition of LGBTQ+ historians and activists left pink filing cabinets around London to highlight the need for a LGBTQ+ museum

Venue
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Centre Square
Middlesbrough
TS1 2AZ

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