Lincoln Center Celebrates Pride Month

By Francisco Salazar

For the first time in its 60+ year history, Lincoln Center is lighting its iconic plaza with a rainbow design and flying the Pride flag in front of its campus.

The flag will be lit up as an acknowledgment of the histories, struggles, and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ communities, and will celebrate the full spectrum of queer identity.

The installation activates Josie Robertson Plaza, including the columns of the buildings home to the New York City Ballet, Metropolitan Opera, and New York Philharmonic, and the iconic fountain. The lights become viewable around dusk and through the night.

Lincoln Center joins other arts institutions such as the Kennedy Center, Seattle Opera, LA Opera, and San Francisco Opera in celebrating Pride Month. Last year, the Metropolitan Opera and the New York City Opera marched during the Pride Parade.