Preserving, Investigating and Celebrating LGBTQ+ History and Culture

By OPEN Finance (other events)

Monday, June 10 2024 6:00 PM 8:30 PM EDT

The start of Pride Month is a great opportunity to pause, reflect on and celebrate our LGBTQ+ community’s history. OPEN Finance and Nomura would like to invite you to a special guest panel discussion and networking social  with the leadership and programming leads of the new American LGBTQ+ Museum on Monday, June 10th.The American LGBTQ+ Museum is a new collaboration dedicated to preserving, researching, and sharing the dynamic histories and cultures of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people, as well as those of the emergent and adjacent identities among our communities. The Museum's traveling exhibit and local programs enrich communities across the US, and our home in New York will open in 2027.


1. Ben Garcia (he/ him) Executive Director, American LGBTQ+ Museum.

2. Katherine Grainger (she/ her)Board Member, American LGBTQ+ Museum and Managing Partner, Civitas

3. Suhaly Bautista-Carolina (she/they) Director of Public Programs and Partnerships, American LGBTQ+ Museum


Whitney Watson (she/ her) Co-Head of Fixed Income and Liquidity Solutions, Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management