Audre Lorde — Reading Resistance Project

The Reading Resilience Project has chosen Robert Giard’s portrait of Audre Lorde to publicize its work. The Project, part of Yale University’s Bass Library events to honor of Black History Month, encourages students to recommend and read books by authors of color. 

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Sylvia Ray Rivera

In Toronto, a community-based youth group has created a series of 11 posters about glbtq+ heroes. They have chosen Robert Giard’s portrait of Sylvia Ray Rivera to depict this transwoman of color who was on the frontlines of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City. Here is link to the story that appeared on January 31 in the Toronto Globe and Mail. ›››

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Giard Foundation Congratulates Jonathan Silin

The Giard Foundation congratulates our founder and advisory board member Jonathan Silin on the publication  of his new book, Early Childhood, Aging and the Life Cycle: Mapping Common Ground. "While Jonathan has worked tirelessly to build the Foundation’s programs in his professional life he is widely recognized scholar in the world of education ( In his new book about human development he charts the common ground between early childhood and the period that sociologists call ...

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Recent Exhibitions

Ka-Man Tse, Giard 2014-15 fellow, has Exhibit at New York Public Library

Ka-Man Tse, the 2014 - 2015 Robert Giard Fellow, has work currently showing at the New York Public Library Mulberry Street branch from through September 7th, 2016. Ka-Man explains: "These photographs are part of an ongoing investigation surrounding notions of home, family, identity and community. My image-making is informed by the points of intersection between the LGBTQ and the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community; and what is shared, divergent, and negotiated between these two seemingly disparate worlds." Ka-Man Tse exhibit at NYPL Mulberry Street branch.

June 01, 2016 through September 07, 2016

New York Public Library, Mulberry Street Branch

New York, NY