NYC Pride Murals Celebrate Pride's 50th Anniversary

Pride murals outside 3 Dollar Bill, a queer-owned and operated nightclub and music venue at 260 Meserole Street in Brooklyn.

Pride murals outside 3 Dollar Bill, a queer-owned and operated nightclub and music venue at 260 Meserole Street in Brooklyn.

This year marks 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising, the beginning of the LGBTQ civil rights movement in the U.S. It all started in NYC’s Greenwich Village at the historic gay bar the Stonewall Inn, where patrons stood up to police harassment and discrimination in a night of protest that sparked a movement. The World Pride Mural Project commemorates the 50-year Pride movement’s anniversary with NYC Pride murals around the city, in all five boroughs, in collaboration with the L.I.S.A. Project (Little Italy Street Art) NYC. Sponors of World Pride mural project include Macy’s and HSBC. There are also other Pride street art statements outside of the project around the city, culminating in a beautiful message of LGBTQ pride and support.

Some of the artists who have painted the town with Pride murals include NYC street artist Buff Monster, Irish artist Solus, NYC artist Queen Andrea, NYC artist Jason Naylor, NYC artist JPO Art, artist David Puck, and Justin Russo. Several murals in the project are located at 3 Dollar Bill, a queer nightclub at 260 Meserole Street in Brooklyn. For more on the many artists involved in the World Pride Mural Project and street art locations, go here.

Don’t miss Runstreet World Pride Art Run to see some of the Pride murals in person on June 29, and support the LGBTQ community! Spread love and see some of the NYC Pride murals on the run. Enjoy post-run complimentary healthy eats from Lenny and Larry’s vegan protein cookies and fresh juice from Natalie’s Orchard Island Juice Company. Hosted by Conbody. Register here, spots limited!

Resources:

Runstreet World Pride Art Run

NYC Pride History

World Pride Mural Project

World Pride NYC/ Stonewall50