Oscar Wilde Tea Salon | 17th October | TOM House

164th Birthday Salon
Hosted by Rick Castro

Oscar Wilde, cartoon in Punch, March 5, 1892. From Punch, or The London Charivari, March 5, 1892

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde
(16th October 1854 – 30th November 1900)
The Lord of Language

Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future – Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde is considered a literary and Gay icon: The great-grandfather of Gay rights.

 HAND-BLENDED TEA AND DAINTY SANDWICHES WILL BE SERVED

 FOLLOWED BY OSCAR’S FAVORITE “PRINCESS CAKE”

5p
$20 with advance reservation
$25 on day of salon

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Secret Gay Box @ TOM House Reception

Secret Gay Box

@ TOM House

Reception
On view through 17th November by appointment

Artists in the exhibition:
Patrick Angus, Paul Cadmus, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Alton DuLaney, Hossein Edalatkhah, Don Joint, Joseph La Piana, Matthew Leifheit, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jose Gonzalo Garcia Munoz, Justin Olerud, Nathan Ritterpusch, Stuart Sandford, and Andy Warhol.

Curated by: John Wolf

Photos by Miguel Angel Reyes

 

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