R2R Closing Day: WorldPride NYC Celebration

River To River celebrates WorldPride NYC with two events for everyone, including families and kids!

Featuring: Drag Queen Story Hour and Workshop on the Street on June 29!

For Kids

Drag Queen Story Hour

June 29 from 11 a.m. - 12p.m. & 3:30 - 4:30p.m.

A glamorously gender-fluid full-color reading rainbow for kids.

For All

Workshop on the Street by House of Trees

June 29, 1:30 - 4:30p.m.

Make your own colorful felt creations as a physical artistic response to current political issues.

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About Drag Queen Story Hour

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH started out as drag queens reading stories to children in libraries and has grown into a global phenomenon!
www.dragqueenstoryhour.org/

About Workshop on the Street

Workshop on the Street is created by House of Trees arts collective and is a collaboration between siblings: Amy, Jennifer, and Noah Khoshbin. HOT collective is dedicated to the transformative effects of contemporary art through the creation and production of dynamic, public art projects. House of Trees brings together international artists and institutions to collectively explore and expose deeper ways of connecting personally and politically through artmaking.

 

The three Khoshbin's of HOT have exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States, including: the Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, Times Square Arts, etc; published widely, including: Newsweek, Readymade, House Beautiful, Glamour, etc. HOT members have shown at festivals including River to River and South by Southwest; received residencies including The Watermill Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Anderson Ranch, and Banff Centre for the Arts; and have collaborated with Laurie Anderson, Karen Finley, and poets Anne Carson, Naomi Shihab-Nye, and John Phillip Santos, among others.
https://tinyscissors.com/workshop-on-the-street 

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About Stonewall50 Consortium

The Stonewall 50 Consortium is an organization that brings together scores of nonprofit institutions and organizations committed to producing programming, exhibitions, and educational materials related to the Stonewall uprising and/or the history of the LGBTQ civil rights movement in the context of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in June 2019.

The mission of the Consortium includes helping participating institutions and organizations share ideas and best practices, facilitate potential collaborations, coordinate outreach efforts, and avoid scheduling conflicts and duplication of programming.
https://stonewall50consortium.org/