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Colors of Progress – SaMo Pride

June 1 @ 8:00 - June 30 @ 23:59 PDT

Colors of Progress - SaMo Pride

“Colors of Progress” is an art installation by artist Phil America, created in partnership with Tre Borden/Co and Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., that will present a visual oral history of the LGBTQ+ movement and will be displayed at Pride festivals around the U.S. When fully installed, hundreds of colored, hand-painted flags with quotes from members of the LGBTQ+ community about their histories, futures, loves, hopes and dreams will hang above the Third Street Promenade. The art installation will culminate at the WorldPride | Stonewall 50 celebration in New York. The flags are inspired by the protest signs from the historic Stonewall Riots which were used to spread a powerful, important message that changed the course of history. Fifty years ago, the Stonewall Riots took place in the West Village in New York City. This act of retaliation and demand for respect sparked the LGBT movement, leading to increased equality around the world.

 

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Start:
June 1 @ 8:00
End:
June 30 @ 23:59
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Venue

Third Street Promenade
1351 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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