Groundbreaking Ceremony

The American LGBTQ+ Museum has ceremonially broken ground at the site of our future home with the New-York Historical Society.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

We are so excited to celebrate this milestone with all of you, our community of supporters who are helping build this museum with us!

This new building will not only house the American LGBTQ+ Museum, but also the Billie Jean King archives and several new community and classroom spaces.

It was such an inspiring event, honoring all the work that has brought us here — and all the work to be done. We look forward to embarking on this journey with you all!


Emcee: Billie Jean King

Honored Guests: Mayor Bill De Blasio & Speaker Corey Johnson

Featured Remarks From: André De Shields & Imara Jones, Translash

Remarks from: Louise Mirrer, the New-York Historical Society & Richard Burns, the American LGBTQ+ Museum

Watch the full video below: