Orlando Greenwood, (1892-1989); Three Women Bathing (1920); figure studies, The Clive Beardsmore Collection, The New Art Gallery Walsall

Here&Queer event in celebration of Walsall Pride

Alex Billingham, artist and LGBTQ+ community panel member, will be doing a pop-up performance on our Roof Terrace, in response to their chosen work in the Here&Queer exhibition, Three Women Bathing. Free, all welcome, un-ticketed, drop in anytime between 11am-2pm.

11am-3pmFollow the Rainbow Heart Road family workshop, creating a celebratory trail through the Gallery in honour of the Here&Queer exhibition and Walsall Pride with artist Yasmin Agilah-Hood. Free, drop-in. All welcome.

2pmIn-conversation event with artist Michael Petry, who will reflect on the response to his 2004 exhibition in Walsall and the Here&Queer project with LGBTQ+ panel members. How far have we come in the last 20 years? Free, register through Eventbrite

3pmArt in an Emergency panel discussion around artists’ responses to significant social and political events, chaired by LGBTQ+ panel member Hope Talbot. Free, register through Eventbrite

Here&Queer has been co-produced with members of the LGBTQ+ community. Community members have had the opportunity to take ownership of the Collections and the stories they tell, re-interpreting works from a queer perspective, and increasing the visibility of queer lives.