Special Events

June is Pride month, and to celebrate, we’re collaborating with several local organizations on an exciting lineup of virtual events for 2SLGBTQIA+ communities across Edmonton. Check back soon as we’ll be adding more Pride Month programming shortly!

June is Pride Month, and to kick things off, we’re hosting our first-ever printmaking workshop with SNAP Printshop & Gallery! Whether you’re new to printmaking or a seasoned stencil artist, come and learn from artist Billy Marshall as she demonstrates a variety of printing methods that you can do from the comfort of your home with minimal supplies.

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A group of committed volunteers and PCE team members have organized Queer Youth Prom 2021! 2SLGBTQIA+ and their close allies are invited to join us for a virtual evening of dancing and fun-filled activities.

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We’re hosting a virtual escape night with Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society — serving Indigenous children, youth, and families in Edmonton + the greater area since 1994.

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  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021
  • Beginning at 4:30 pm (MST)
  • Open to 2SLGBTQIA+ youth only
  • To register, please email youth2@pridecentreofedmonton.ca

Join us for a virtual HIV Activism Panel hosted by local senior LGBTQ+ activists Larry Jewell and Michael Phair!

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Promotional banner for "How to be Anti-Racist" with Ibram X Kendi

Edmonton Culture has partnered with the City of Edmonton and Edmonton Shiftlab to present Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author, professor, anti-racist activist, and historian of race and discriminatory policy. The Pride Centre is thrilled to support this event alongside Norquest College, The Centre for Race and Culture, The Edmonton Public School Board, CreateArt Society and many other important organizations in Edmonton.

Ibram X Kendi will guide us through a conversation on ‘How to Be an Antiracist’ and his proposals for anti-racist individual actions and systemic changes, followed by a panel discussion featuring Shalini Sinha, Chair of the City of Edmonton’s Anti-Racism Advisory Committee; Junetta Jamerson, Black Women United YEG; Dunia Nur, President of the African Canadian Civic Engagement Council; and Christine Sokaymoh Frederick, Executive Artistic Director of the Dreamspeakers Festival Society.

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In collaboration with the Art Gallery of Alberta, we’re bringing together three artists, NASRA, Harley Morman and Cedar T, to discuss their artistic practices and work on display at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Join us for a lively discussion moderated by Michael Magnussen, the Public Programs and Outreach Coordinator at the AGA, to learn more about three artists contributing to 2SLGBTQ* culture in Alberta and beyond.

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June 30: QueerOUT with Lady Tenderflake!

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