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Exhibitions from a queer perspective

, by Jean-Benoit RICHARD

Visits in the Stockholm museums from a queer point of view.

Queer life in the early 1900s at the Hallwyl Museum

What was life like for bisexuals, homosexuals and transgender people at the turn of the last century, when bourgeois norms prevailed? Come on a guided tour of one of Stockholm’s upper-class homes to find out more about the family’s attitudes towards bisexuality, transsexualism and homosexuality.

Pink champagne tasting at the Hallwyl Museum

Try exclusive champagne brands and less well-known gems in a spectacular setting from the turn of the last century. Bring your friends along for a pink champagne tasting session in the mansion’s wine cellar.

Pink champagne in the Stucco Apartment

A unique opportunity to see the Stucco Apartment at Stockholm City Museum. The apartment, which dates from the late nineteenth century, is sumptuously decorated in the style of the time, featuring fantastic stucco work. You can try three different kinds of champagne in this fabulously over-the-top setting.

“Captured images” at the Police Museum

“Captured images” is the Police Museum’s new exhibition which shows how the police treated homosexuals around a hundred years ago, and how they deal with issues such as hate crimes today.

§1 – Article one: an exhibition on freedom and equality

An exhibition based on the opening paragraph of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that “all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”. The exhibition has been organized by the Maritime Museum, the Army Museum, the Nobel Museum and Swedish Travelling Exhibitions.

Old photographs, new images at the National Museum of Cultural History

The National Museum of Cultural History’s image archive is home to over five million images, each of which has its own story to tell. Some of these stories have never been told before. A touring exhibition in connection with EuroPride will visit a number of Swedish museums, displaying historical and contemporary images of homosexuality, bisexuality and transsexualism.

“Queer: Desire, Power and Identity” at the National Museum

How have homosexuality and homoeroticism affected art and artists through the ages? The exhibition “Queer: Desire, Power and Identity” offers a new perspective on the history of art.

Three exhibitions from a queer perspective

Stockholm City Theater stages three different performances in Swedish during EuroPride: “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, “Petra von Kants bittra tårar” and “Ångrarna”.

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