In an effort to “build the right museum,” officials with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Snøhetta, the architectural firm leading expansion plans, have unveiled sweeping and dramatic changes for the planned new wing of the museum, scheduled for a 2016 opening.
Remember that story last Sunday when a lesbian couple taking in the Gertrude Stein exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum was asked by a contracted security guard to stop holding hands? Well, get ready to lock palms, because the museum is asking the public to come on by and hold some hands.
Step aside MOMA and de Young, there’s a new museum in town. The country’s first GLBT History Museum. Located at 4127 18th Street in the Castro it is run by The GLBT Historical Society and currently has two exhibits – “Our Vast Queer Past: Celebrating GLBT History” and “Great Collections of the GLBT Historical Society Archives”.