Exhibition opening receptions are held on the first Monday of each month (unless otherwise indicated). Stonewall also hosts an annual Holiday Boat Parade Party in December and the annual Gay and Lesbian Literary Arts (GALLA) Festival. Please check our monthly calendar for additional special events held throughout the year.
The Stonewall National Museum & Archives in Fort Lauderdale (stonewallnationalmuseum.org) honored movement icon Elaine Noble with the Heritage Award, and “Man of the Year” Fort Worth City Council Joel Burns with the Spirit Award, at their first annual Our Stars Party at the home of Brian McNaught and Ray Struble on Friday, November 11, 2011. In 1974 in Massachusetts, Elaine Noble became the first openly gay person to be elected to a state legislature. Joel Burns brought international attention to the topic of school bullying through YouTube with his tearful address to colleagues. Left to right seated: John J. McNeill, Elaine Noble, Diane Olson & Robin Tyler. Left to right standing: Bryan W. Knicely, Brian McNaught, Chuck Wolfe, Joel Burns & Norm Kent. Photo by Shires Photography