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San Francisco, CA, GLBT Historical Society Celebrates 39th Anniversary & New Work by Marcel Pardo Ariza

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

The GLBT Historical Society will celebrate its 39th anniversary and the opening of a new public artwork by acclaimed artist Marcel Pardo Ariza at Living History on Wednesday, April 3. The event will be held at the recently opened Dark Bar inside the LINE Hotel San Francisco, and will include brief remarks, a raffle with rare prizes, as well as complimentary drinks and small bites. In addition to celebrating nearly four decades of preserving and sharing LGBTQ history, the event will celebrate the opening of All the Nights We Got to Dance, a new installation by Marcel Pardo Ariza based on research at the GLBT Historical Society’s archives.Founded in 1985, the GLBT Historical Society is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of LGBTQ public history. The Society holds one of the largest collections of LGBTQ historic materials ever assembled and connects tens of thousands of people with their history every year through its museum, archives, and public events.Tickets to Living History are available at www.glbthistory.org/events/2024/4/3/anniversary.Living HistoryWednesday, April 3, 20245:00–8:00 p.m. PTThe LINE Hotel33 Turk Street, San FranciscoTickets: $20 for members; $35 for non-memberswww.glbthistory.org/events/2024/4/3/anniversaryAbout Marcel Pardo ArizaMarcel Pardo Ariza (b. Bogotá, Colombia) (they/them) is a trans visual artist, educator and curator who explores the relationship between queer and trans kinship through constructed photographs, site-specific installations and public programming. Their work is rooted in close dialogue and collaboration with trans, non-binary and queer friends and peers, most of whom are performers, artists, educators, policymakers, and community organizers. Their practice celebrates collective care and intergenerational connection. Their work is invested in creating long term interdisciplinary collaborations and opportunities that are non-hierarchical and equitable. Ariza is a studio member at Minnesota Street Project, and the co-founder of Art Handlxrs*, an organization supporting queer, BIPOC, women, trans and non-binary folks in professional arts industry support roles. They are currently a lecturer at California College of the Arts and San Francisco State University, and based in Oakland, CA.


April 3
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT