Left: “Untitled”; Right: “Buds”, 1959 by Agnes Martin. From Agnes Martin, 2015 edited by Frances Morris and Tiffany Bell (pages 50–51). 

“Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye, it is in the mind.” — Agnes Martin

As we usher in June, we’re happy to celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community. This week we share LGBTQIA+ artists, activists, and a small history about this community and its pursuit of equality. 

“Milestones in the American Gay Rights Movement”      

“Queer Artists of Color Dominate 2021’s Must-See LGBTQ Art Shows”     

“#ThoseWhoInspireUs: The Stonewall Uprising”, from The Journal archives      

“15 LGBTQ Activists of the Past and Present You Should Know”      

“The First Pride Marches, In Photos” 

“8 LGBTQI+ Artists You Should Know” 

“We Are Everywhere”, from The Journal archives 

“11 Young Activists Leading the Way for LGBTQ+ Equality”  

“15 Young LGBTQ Artists Driving Contemporary Art Forward” 

Explore organizations that support the LGBTQAI+ community herehere, and here 

In Alabama: Invisible Histories Project 

@ Alabama Chanin      

Look for new designs and colorways arriving tomorrow in our Summer of Color Collection on Summer of Color will be a featured assortment of limited-edition designs in addition to our ongoing Collection of classic, sustainable styles. 

@ The School of Making     

June’s Swatch of the Month features a new technique, Transitional Embroidery, and naturally dyed embroidery floss from our collaborator, A Verb for Keeping Warm. Look for new kits inspired by this month’s swatch arriving this Thursday. 

@ The Factory     

Plan your visit to view the Collection firsthand, work with our team, experience Alabama Chanin in-person, and learn more about our commitment to responsible production, sustainable practices, and thoughtful design.    


Monday by appointment only  

Tuesday – Friday | 10am – 5pm 
Saturday and Sunday | Closed            

Visit us at:        
462 Lane Drive 
Florence, Alabama 35630          

Contact our store team: 
Catherine Counts  
+1.256.760.1090 x 114            

Carlisle Sandy       
+1.256.760.1090 x 105        

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