Brooklyn, NY – The Lesbian Herstory Archives inaugurage its 40th anniversary with a special art benefit, hosted by Johannes Vogt
Gallery (508 West 26th Street #205, New York, NY 10001) and co-sponsored by Alexander Gray Associates. The benefit will take place Friday, December 6, 2013, at 6.30pm. Full information is available online:
The event will feature:
- Work by 140 lesbian artists.
- All those who purchase a raffle ticket will leave with an original art work.
- Artists, curators, gallerists, collectors, and art lovers will be present.
- Moe Angeles, Ashley Brockington, Robin Cloud, and Kay Turner will emcee and entertain the crowd.
Public viewing hours are Friday, December 6, 2013, from 4.00-6.00pm.
This event will bring together generations of lesbian artists to support an organization that for four decades has served as an important resource and community space for lesbians.
It will feature established and emerging artists, including Deborah Bright, Su Friedrich, Chitra Ganesh, Barbara Hammer, Harmony Hammond, Allyson Mitchell, Carrie Moyer, Annie Sprinkle, Julie Tolentino, and many others (full list available on website).
This event is open to the public, all are welcome. Raffle tickets ($140) must be purchased in advance via the
website—raffle ticket buyers will leave with an original artwork and will be welcome for the duration of the event
and reception. A selected number of event tickets will be available at the door for those not participating in the
raffle for a suggested donation ($40, more if/less if). Admission to the public viewing hours is free.
Benefit Event Date & Time: Friday, December 6, starting at 6.30pm
Public Viewing Hours Date & Time: Friday, December 6, from 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Location: Johannes Vogt Gallery, 526 W. 26th Street, Suite 205, New York, NY 10001
Event URL: http://www.lesbianherstoryarchives.org/artbenefit2013/