Wells Fargo Customer Appreciation Day

When:
June 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-06-29T09:00:00-04:00
2019-06-29T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington
DC 20001
Cost:
Free admission for Wells Fargo debit card and credit card cardholders.
Wells Fargo Customer Appreciation Day @ Newseum

Celebrating ‘Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement’

In partnership with Wells Fargo, the Newseum marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn protests with a day of films and gallery talks centered around the Newseum exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement.”

  • To receive free entry to the Newseum and the “Rise Up” exhibit, guests must present a Wells Fargo debit or credit card and valid photo ID at the Newseum admission desk. Limit one free admission per Wells Fargo debit or credit card customer.
  • Wells Fargo employees will receive free admission with the presentation of a valid business card. Limit one free admission per Wells Fargo employee.
  • Free admission is only valid June 29, 2019. This offer is non-transferable.

Schedule of events

11 a.m. ‘Rise Up’ Gallery Talk

A Newseum exhibit writer walks visitors through the exhibit and discusses what happened at the Stonewall Inn and how it gave rise to a 50-year fight for civil rights for LGBTQ Americans.
“Rise Up” exhibit, Level 6

1 p.m. Film Screening
NYU Stonewall @50

‘NYU Stonewall @50’
The Stonewall protests began only blocks from New York University’s Washington Square campus. The film features archival footage and explores NYU’s unique involvement with the protests through interviews with key leaders who were there.
Documentary Theater, Concourse Level

2 p.m. ‘Rise Up’ Gallery Talk

A Newseum exhibit writer walks visitors through the exhibit and discusses what happened at the Stonewall Inn and how it gave rise to a 50-year fight for civil rights for LGBTQ Americans.
“Rise Up” exhibit, Level 6

3 p.m. Film Screening
Queen of the Capital

‘Queen of the Capital’
This documentary follows drag performer Muffy Blake Stephyns and her everyday persona named Daniel for a year as she navigates the drag and non-drag worlds. Stephyns and Shelby Jewel Stephyns, Muffy’s drag mother, will appear in a panel discussion following the film.
Documentary Theater, Concourse Level

“Rise Up” explores the modern gay rights movement in the United States and marks the 50th anniversary of a June 1969 police raid of the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village. The protests following the raid are considered the catalysts that inspired the modern gay liberation movement and the on-going fight for LGBTQ civil rights.

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