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ArtOut: Queering the Pandemic

June 1 - 30, 2022
35 artists - 53 works - 8 countries

Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport (FL) Library

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The LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport (FL) Library invites you to the 5th annual ArtOut exhibit, Queering the Pandemic. This international juried exhibit will open on June 1, 2022, and continue through the month, coinciding with Pride Month celebrations in Gulfport, Florida.


The ArtOut exhibition is showing at the Gulfport Public Library.


This exhibition showcases works created by LGBTQ+ artists and allies that are inspired by life during the COVID-19 pandemic. The primary goal of the exhibit is to lift up resilience, creativity, suffering, persistence, and more.

Virtual Gallery

Or join us in person at the Gulfport Public Library!

The LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport (FL) Library is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that is committed to promoting awareness of the diversity of experiences, contributions, and needs of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer. It is the only center of its kind in a public library in Florida, growing from 250 books in 2014 to more than 10,000 books, CDs, DVDs, and online materials today. In addition to ArtOut, the LGBTQ Resource Center sponsors a ReadOut Festival of Lesbian Literature each February, a quarterly newsletter (ShoutOut), an annual scholarship (BranchOut), and other programming. Our work has been recognized by the American Library Association and the Institute for Museum and Library Service. Membership is open to all. Learn more at: