Summer is a great time to head to Parkway Central this month to see all of these great exhibitions! You'll continue learning, be inspired to check out relevant books on the various subjects covered, and stay cool in the air conditioning! Here's what's going on this month for your perusing pleasure:
Gittings, Stonewall Book Awards, and PFLAG
Through Friday, August 14 in the West Gallery on the first floor
This exhibiition shines light on the protests led by Barbara Gittings, Coordinator of the American Library Association’s Gay Task Force, and features key moments from her life, as well as books and materials important in the life of the LGBTQ community from the pre-Stonewall era to today.
No Home To Go To: Diaspora of the Baltic Nations
Through Sunday, August 30 in the West Gallery on the second floor
Presented in conjunction with the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, this exhibition explores the varied experiences of displaced persons from Europe’s Baltic nations.
Kollner's View: Philadelphia and Beyond in the 19th Century
Through Sunday, September 6 in the Print and Picture Collection Hallway Gallery on the second floor
This exhibition includes watercolor, prints, and other artwork from Augustus Kollner, a German-born artist who settled in Philadelphia in 1840.
Snapshot: A Brief History of Snapshot Photography
Through Sunday, September 6 in the Art Hallway Gallery on the second floor
This exhibition includes cameras, snapshots, family albums, and camera advertisements that chronologically illustrate the role snapshot cameras and their photographs play in looking at ourselves.