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Opening Reception | “The LGBTQ+ Pride Flag & Color Symbolism”

June 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

a poster for the lgbt pride and color symposium.

For this exhibit Galleries at LynnArts (GALA) is seeking submissions based on the symbolism of the colors included in the LGBTQ+ Pride Flag. The original LGBTQ+ Pride Flag was created by artist Gilbert Baker and made its debut on June 25th, 1978. Since its debut, the original flag has changed and been updated to represent the intersectional diversity of the LGBTQ+ community.

The colors of the Pride flag and their meanings. Click for full-resolution image

GALA is hosting an Opening Reception on Friday, June 2nd from 5:30 – 7:30pm. The exhibit will run from June 2 – July 12 in the Community Gallery.

Gallery Hours are on Saturdays from 11am-5pm and Thursdays from 1-4pm, by appointment and by chance.

Prismatic, a new zine produced by the queer community in Lynn, MA. will also launch its first ever issue during the artists reception. The first issue of Prismatic is dedicated to trans rights and the struggle to ensure trans children are given the care and support they need in order to be themselves. Prismatic is an ongoing project directed by Olivia Werth partially funded by the LynnSpire grant. Future issues will be open for submission by members of the LBTQ+ Lynn community. Come to the Artists Reception and get a free copy of the first issue.


Are you an artist looking to submit artwork for this exhibit? Find out more information about GALA’s Call for Art by clicking here.

The above press release was submitted to us by the Galleries at LynnArts.


LynnArts & The Neal Rantoul Vault Theatre
25 Exchange Street
Lynn, MA 01901 United States
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