Queer Representations: Exhibiting Sexuality & Gender
[Panel Discussion] June 3, 6 PM
Delve into the complexities of representing LGBTQ+ issues in exhibitions with A Third Gender curatorial consultant Dr. Joshua Mostow (University of British Columbia), NY-based curator Dan Cameron and others. This discussion draws attention to case studies spanning Edo Japan to the East Village.
Gallery hours extended to 9 pm this evening; free admission to the exhibition with ticket purchase.
Recommended Shows (3)
A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints
Notes on Ticketing:
Tickets purchased below may only be used on the ticketed date. They are valid for admission at any time during Gallery hours that day.
There is a $1 convenience fee per ticket for all online orders. (The fee is waived for in person transactions at the Welcome Desk.)
Notes on the Exhibition:
A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints is the first exhibition in North America devoted to the portrayal of wakashu, or beautiful youths—a “third gender” occupying a distinct position in the social and sexual hierarchy of Japan during the Edo period (1603-1868). Please note this exhibition contains explicit materials. Young visitors should be accompanied by an adult.
Next event5/27/2017 11:00 AM
[Special Event] June 9, 9 PM—Midnight
Excuse our beauty! Usher in New York City's official 2017 LGBT Pride events and month with this celebration on the closing weekend of A Third Gender. Japan Society's iconic Modernist building will be transformed into a site of gender-bending spectacle and shade. Special guest performances studded throughout the evening will make this party legendary.
21+ only; includes 2 drink tickets.
Next event6/9/2017 9:00 PM
Connoisseurship: 1980s Photography
Next event7/27/2017 6:30 PM