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The Frick Collection presents a new seasonal series of free public evenings at Frick Madison, the temporary home of the museum and library. Cheng-Harrell Open Nights feature after-hours museum and reading room access, gallery talks, sketching, and live music.

Admission is free, but capacity is limited. Advance reservations are recommended and will be released online a few weeks prior to each event. Join our mailing list to receive announcements about the next Open Night in fall 2022.


Cheng-Harrell Open Night: Queer Views and Old Masters
Friday, June 17, 2022

5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

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The series kicked off with a celebration of Pride Month inspired by the installation project Living Histories: Queer Views and Old Masters. The June event included a special panel discussion moderated by Xavier F. Salomon, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, with invited guests Roxane Gay, writer and cultural critic, and Living Histories artists Jenna Gribbon, Doron Langberg, Toyin Ojih Odutola, and Salman Toor.

The panel was also livestreamed with CART captioning, and ASL interpretation was provided in person for the gallery talks and panel discussion.