Gallery Spotlight: Lights, Camera, Pride with Pickle and Friends

Gallery Spotlight: Lights, Camera, Pride with Pickle and Friends

©Academy Museum Foundation, Photo by: Magnus Hastings

The Education and Public Engagement team invites visitors to explore Stories of Cinema, the Academy Museum’s ongoing core exhibition that presents the diverse, international, and complex stories of moviemakers and the works they create.    

Join the Academy Museum in a conversation with Pickle, West Hollywood’s Drag Laureate, and Stephanie Samera, Manager, In-Gallery Programs, as they celebrate and discuss gallery influences and film inspirations connected to drag artistry and drag education. The talk will highlight the museum's partnership with Pickle's work in education and cultural institutions across Los Angeles and its vibrant communities.  

Special guests to be announced. 

About Pickle 
Pickle has served as director of Drag Story Hour Los Angeles for five years. She has collaborated on drag programming with Amazon, Aquarium of the Pacific, the city of West Hollywood, Independent Shakespeare Company, LACMA, LA Music Center, LA Public Library, Flaming Saddles West Hollywood, Tinder, and YouTube. Pickle developed a program called “Shakesqueer,” in which a drag artist teaches Shakespeare to kids. She has appeared in national ad campaigns for Dollar Shave Club and Truvada, and guest starred on Tyler Perry’s Sistas.

About Delta Work
Emmy Award winning Delta Work is an internationally acclaimed drag superstar. She was featured on season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and hosts the hit podcast, “Very Delta” on the Moguls of Media (MOM) podcast network.  

Delta Work
Delta Work

The conversation will occur in the Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby on Level 1.  

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