October 5 • 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

All are welcome to this celebration at the MSV! Out at the MSV is a free event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community that includes music, vendors, drag shows, free admission to the MSV galleries and seven-acre gardens, and food, beer/wine/hard cider available for purchase.

Special activities include a design-your-own Pride flag activity for kids, self-guided tours of the formal gardens detailing how the queer identities of the men who created the landscape influenced its design, the opportunity to see the recently opened exhibition 123 – I love you and get a glimpse into the world of MSV benefactor Julian Wood Glass Jr. and the men who shaped his life and collection, a curator-led program introducing the MSV as a queer history site, and a “Talking Saves Lives” program from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Food will be available for purchase. Stop in the Museum Store to enter a free drawing to win a Pride Prize Package from the MSV (featuring pride books, gift admission tickets to the Museum & more!). Take your picture with the PRIDE LOVEwork from Virginia Tourism Corporation.

Event, gallery, and garden admission is free to all thanks to sponsor Proctor & Gamble. Food & drink available for purchase; no outside food/drink, please. Bring a chair/blanket to watch the drag shows. The event is rain/shine; dress for the weather (no canopy tents/beach umbrellas). Parking is first-come, first served (once parking areas fill, attendees will need to park offsite and use the pedestrian entrance. Presented in partnership with Winchester Pride

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