Essential Information

Type Evenings & Lates
Location
Online
Date and Times Tuesday 22 February | 6.30-8.30pm
Prices Free

Ever looked at an image or object in a museum and considered there could be an alternative LGBTQ+ subtext?

Queer Eye for the Museum Guide explores the multiple ways in which objects can be interpreted and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community's ability to subvert heteronormative narratives through camp, irony and humour.

For this online event, a selected group of artists, academics and activists interpret objects in our collection that aren’t necessarily connected to LGTBQ+ histories with a purposeful LGBTQ+ lens.

The Secret
This print is called The Secret, and relates to a story possibly of the same name. It was published by the firm Smith, Elder & Co, as were quite a number in the Herschel collection. The brother of Margaret Brodie Herschel (née Stewart), Peter Stewart worked for Smith, Elder & Co as a printer

 

The Queen's House in Greenwich lit up with rainbow lights to mark LGBTQ+ History Month

Part of LGBTQ+ History Month

Join us this February for a spectacular series of events celebrating queer histories, identities and communities