Pride: In Retrospect

May 27, 2023 - July 9, 2023

Contemporary Gallery

A Reflection of Queer Uprising and Pride Throughout the Years

Experience over 50 years of Pride through archival photos and interactive displays showcasing the fight for equal rights.

Join Newport Pride for Pride: In Retrospect at the Newport Art Museum – a unique photography exhibit that will transport you on an emotional journey through the history of the fight for equal rights in the LGBTQIA+ community. Step inside defining moments of queer history through captivating visual storytelling of pride marches, including the events leading up to the Stonewall riots and the first Queer Liberation March of 1970. 

The Newport Art Museum is pleased to exhibit this important collection of images curated by Newport Pride from May 27th through July 9th, 2023 in honor of Pride Month in June.

A group of activists march at the annual Pride Parade in New York, US, June 1980. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty images)

Discover the magic of Pride: In Retrospect in Newport and relive the remarkable impact of the Stonewall uprising on the world. Celebrate love and inclusivity as we kick off Pride month with the Pride: In Retrospect Opening Reception on June 2 from 5:00-7:30 pm, one of four exhibitions featured at the Museum’s Spring Exhibitions Opening Reception.

Special Thanks

Newport Pride extends our special thanks to the Connect Real State Group, which makes the installation possible, Getty images for their partnership, and the Newport Art Museum for supporting our mission of creating a more welcoming and inclusive community.