Performance, Protest & PoliticsThe Art of Gilbert Baker
GLBT Museum & Archives
November 1 – March 8, 2020
This exciting new exhibition examines how rainbow-flag creator Gilbert Baker blurred the lines between artist and activist, protester and performer.
Gilbert Baker News
A packed house of over 200 people filled the museum last night to witness the opening of PROTEST, POLITICS AND PERFORMANCE: The Art of Gilbert Baker, a stunning visual feast of the late artist/activist’s greatest works.
Celebrate Gay History Month with Gilbert Baker’s memoir, RAINBOW WARRIOR. When Harvey Milk asked Gilbert Baker to create a symbol for Gay Pride, the modern LGBTQ movement was born.
Parsons, Kansas David Matthew and his husband recently relocated from Washington D.C. to Parsons, Kansas where Gilbert grew up .They were surprised to learn that there was not much about Gilbert anywhere around town. They've been hard at work educating the town about...
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The View Celebrates Gilbert Baker
2019 Nike® BETRUE Collection:
A Tribute to Gilbert Baker
To celebrate Baker’s impact and memorialize his legacy, Nike partnered with the Gilbert Baker Estate, working hand-in-hand to create this year’s 2019 BETRUE collection. For the first time, the footwear, apparel and accessories all feature the icon’s original eight-color flag, as well as other meaningful “Gilbert-y” touches and symbols of Pride.
The 2019 BETRUE collection will release at select global retailers on June 1, and on June 8 in North America on nike.com, SNKRS and at select Nike stores
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– Gilbert Baker
Activist • ARtist • LEGEND
World-famous political activist, designer and flag-maker Gilbert Baker (1951-2017) created the Rainbow Flag in 1978. Over the next four decades, his creation would become embraced across the world as the universal symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movement. Gilbert’s work as a vexillographer (flag maker) spanned nearly four decades and includes distinctions for creating two flags that attained world’s records for their length.