Smithsonian’s Project Pride is a virtual concert and digital time capsule celebration of LGBTQ+ heritage, culture, and history featuring LGBTQ+ musicians, artists, and allies, as well as highlights from the Smithsonian collections.
Hosted by Ari Shapiro and featuring (in alphabetical order): Alex the Astronaut, Big Freedia, Bright Light Bright Light, Cameron Esposito, Courtney Barnett, Cameron Esposito, Claud, Dorian Electra, Girl in Red, Jake Shears, Joy Oladokun, Kat Cunning, Madame Gandhi, mxmtoon, Nakhane, Pabllo Vittar, Pet Shop Boys, Roxane Gay, SOKO, Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne, VINCINT, and more.
The broadcast is free and open to the public online and will air on YouTube on 5/31. Registration is not required.
Funding for the Project Pride broadcast was provided by the Secretary of the Smithsonian and the Smithsonian National Board.