Take action now so that LGBTQ art is not silenced

This year, the Robert Giard Foundation awarded its 8th Annual fellowship supporting artists addressing issues of sexuality, gender, and LGBTQ identity. These works are not easily funded and we applaud your contribution, which will have a far-reaching impact. As this year’s fellow, Leonard Suryajaya, explains: “Earlier this year, queer people in my home country of Indonesia saw increasing public hostility and parliamentary attacks on their rights. Condemnation and oppression of LGBTQ identities and expressions are out in...

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Just published: Giard honoree Blanche Wiesen Cook’s third volume of her biography of Eleanor Rooseve

Just published: Giard honoree Blanche Wiesen Cook's Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3 The War Years and After,1939-1962 “Heartachingly relevant…the Eleanor Roosevelt who inhabits these meticulously crafted pages transcends both first-lady history and the marriage around which Roosevelt scholarship has traditionally pivoted.”— The Wall Street Journal  “Outstanding… A winning concluding volume in a series that does for Eleanor Roosevelt what Robert Caro has done for Lyndon Johnson.” –Kirkus Reviews, Starred...

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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