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Feb 18
Whole Museum
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Queer Night @ UMMA

University of Michigan Museum of Art presents Queer Night, a special event for the LGBTQ+ community and celebration of UMMA's exhibition Oh, honey...A queer reading of UMMA's collection.


The evening is an out, loud, and proud gathering full of queer vibes and interactive activities, including: 

  • Queer Tarot with Emmy Bright
  • ​A special screening of “The Sex Ed Class You Never Had” and a talk back with the film makers
  • A queer personality quiz and flower pairing with Philadelphia-based artist Marcellus Armstrong
  • Love songs with the OutLoud Chorus
  • Open mic story share hosted by the U-M Spectrum Center
  • Museum Scavenger Hunt that explores UMMA's queer connections
  • Music by DJ Kesswa
  • Snacks and (soft) drinks for purchase at the UMMA Cafe

18+ can keep the celebration going at Necto’s Pride Friday. Show your UMMA wristband for free cover 9pm - midnight! (Valid ID required. See for additional detail on their policies for entry).

Organized by UMMA in partnership with Between The Lines/Pridesource, the Jim Toy Community Center, Necto, OutLoud Chorus, , and U-M Spectrum Center.

Health & Safety Requirements

The ResponsiBLUE health screening will be required for all visitors and involves answering a few, quick questions about your health and recent COVID-19 exposure risk. Your check-in host will walk you through the process, it will take less than one minute. 

You can pre-complete the health screening up to 24-hours in advance of your visit:


All guests and staff ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid test taken within 72 hours of the event. 

If you haven't already done so, take a photo of your vaccine card and save it to your phone.


Masks are currently required for anyone entering the Museum regardless of vaccination status in accordance with University of Michigan policies. Thank you for helping us keep UMMA open and visitors safe.  UMMA has disposable masks available should you need one.

If you are not feeling well on the day of the event, please stay home.

Lead support for the exhibition Oh honey... is provided by Alan Hergott and Curt Shepard and the University of Michigan Office of the Provost.

Media Sponsor: Between The Lines/Pridesource

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