Enjoy historical talks by community luminaries about Drag Queens, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, the AIDS Quilt and many more stories from our past by the bay. Take a tour of archival displays tracing the history of local organizations and charities that were founded right here in SF and expanded across the world. Feast your eyes on a series of short films and your ears to musical performances throughout the building.
- One Drink Free with Admission!
- Presentations by Stuart Milk, Donna Sachet, Jose Cisneros, Bob Dockendorff, Mike Smith, AIDS Quilt (The Names Project) and many more
- Performances by the Cheer SF, Gay Men's Chorus, and SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band
- Short films selected with the assistance of Frameline
- Exhibits include panels of the AIDS Quilt and displays tracing the history of such groups as Project Open Hand, The Pink Triangle, Stop AIDS and more
- Cocktails by FAIR Vodka and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale
- Food and wine available
- Music and dancing throughout the evening
Opening Remarks by Stuart Milk, Harvey Milk Foundation
- "The Story of the AIDS Quilt": Mike Smith, Executive Director AIDS Emergency Fund & Breast Cancer Emergency Fund
- "Digitizing The Quilt": Dale MacDonald, New School
- "The Fight Against DADT": Bob Dockendorff, Zoe Dunning
- Kevin Winge, Executive Director of Project Open Hand
- Jose Cisneros, City Treasurer of San Francisco
- Donna Sachet, Local Celebrity
- The Pink Triangle
- SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band
- Cheer SF
- Project Open Hand
- Stop AIDS
- SF AIDS Foundation
- SF Track & Field
- AIDS LifeCycle
- SF Gay Men's Chorus
When & Where
FlipSide & Project Open Hand
FlipSide, a part of The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, is a nonprofit organization founded to engage a younger generation of San Francisco history enthusiasts. Through awareness, the ultimate goal is to help foster the creation of the first museum dedicated to history of San Francisco. Member events benefit the Old Mint museum project and include exclusive parties at The Old Mint, Historic Bar Crawls, Lectures, etc.
Project Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to seniors and the critically ill. Every day, we prepare 2,500 nutritious meals and provide 400 bags of healthy groceries to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of old age. We serve San Francisco and Alameda Counties, engaging more than 125 volunteers every day to nourish our community.