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
How a gay activist stitched his way to history. A rave review from San Francisco Magazine for RAINBOW WARRIOR.
GLBT Historical Society is welcoming Gilbert’s legacy. Founded in 1985, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) Historical Society is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of LGBTQ public history. Their operations are centered around two sites:...
Gilbert’s profound legacy, the Rainbow Flag, is proudly hanging in the Museum lobby, welcoming visitors from near and far. During the recent #ArtSpeaks program, groups gathered underneath the flag to hear how it became part of the Museum’s collection and to celebrate...
By Gilbert Baker
By Gilbert Baker
Special Amazon PR
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.