11am-3pm – Follow 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.
2pm – In-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
3pm – Art 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.