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Event History 2016

January 10, 2016

Life Drawing Workshops

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

January 23, 2016

TOM's Blog: TOM'S GARAGE FULL SERVICE PIT STOP @ FAULTLINE

FAULTLINE
presents
TOM's Garage
Full Service Pit Stop

@ Faultline

Honoring SATYRS Motorcycle Club

9:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Details


Los Angeles, CA

February 14, 2016

Life Drawing Workshops

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

February 27, 2016

TOM's Blog: TOM'S GARAGE FULL SERVICE PIT STOP @ FAULTLINE

FAULTLINE
presents
TOM's Garage
Full Service Pit Stop

@ Faultline

9:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Details


Los Angeles, CA

March 12, 2016

Events: TOM HOUSE BOOK SIGNING

DAVID KORDANSKY, DURK DEHNER,
MICHAEL REYNOLDS AND MAYER RUS

Invite you to a book signing for the release of

TOM HOUSE
TOM OF FINLAND IN LOS ANGELES

Saturday, March 12
4:00 to 6:00 P.M.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

March 18 - 19, 2016

Events: Rochester Erotic Arts Festival

Rochester Erotic Arts, Inc.
presents
Rochester Erotic Arts Festival

Sensual Adventures Await!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

March 20, 2016

Life Drawing Workshops

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

March 27, 2016

Events: TOM OF FINLAND EASTER BEER BUST

THE BARRACKS and
T
OM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
Invite you to an
An Easter Beer Bust Fundraiser

Join the Hottest Men in the Desert
for this Famous Benefit


Details


Palm Springs, CA

April 2 -
July 10, 2016


Events: Cock, Paper, Scissors

ONE
presents
Cock, Paper, Scissors

at Plummer Park

An exhibition of 15 artists on queer collage drawn from the archives
alongside work by contemporary artists.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 10, 2016

Life Drawing Workshops

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

May 5, 2016

Events: assume vivid astro focus x Tom of Finland x Print All Over Me – launch event

Tom of Finland Print All Over Me
Launch Event

Celebrate a digital to real world collection of apparel and limited edition print.

Preview and shop the collection IRL.

Details


New York, NY

May 6 -
August 7, 2016


Events: Tom of Finland: The Pleasure of Play

Taidehalli
presents
Tom of Finland: The Pleasure of Play

The most comprehensive Tom of Finland exhibition to date,
spanning six decades to include more than 180 drawings,
1930s childhood paper dolls, the full set of 1940s gouaches
along with triptychs, individual drawings, storyboards
and over 300 reference pages.

Details


Helsinki, Finland

May 8, 2016

Events: Tom of Finland: The Pleasure of Play

Taidehalli
invites you to
Celebrate Tom with his art

Welcome to the celebration of Tom of Finland’s (Touko Laaksonen’s) 96th birthday!
At The Pleasure of Play.

Details


Helsinki, Finland

May 8, 2016

Life Drawing Workshops

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Workshop: Special Edition

In Honor of Tom of Finland’s Birthday

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

May 12, 2016

Events: Tom of Finland: Subversive Radical or Liberating Humanitarian?

The United States Embassy in Helsinki, Finland
presents
Tom of Finland: Subversive Radical or Liberating Humanitarian?

by Durk Dehner

Join Durk Dehner, President and Cofounder of the Tom of Finland Foundation,
in an interactive discussion on Touko Laaksonen, a Finnish artist who became
TOM OF FINLAND.

Details


Helsinki, Finland

May 24, 2016

Book Signing and After Party | 24th May | NY | TOM's Blog

MICHAEL REYNOLDS,
MARTYN THOMPSON,
MAYER RUS & DURK DEHNER

Invite you to a book signing and after party for the release of

TOM HOUSE
TOM OF FINLAND IN LOS ANGELES

Tuesday, May 26
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.

Details


New York, NY

May 26, 2016

Tom & Touko Talk | 26th May | Helsinki

Taidehalli
presents
Tom & Touko
A Talk by S. R. Sharp

Presented by the Vice President and Curator for Tom of Finland Foundation.

Details


Helsinki, Finland

June 10 - 12, 2016

Events: “Cruising” at LA PRIDE

LA Pride
presents
CRUISING

Christopher Street West (CSW) is proud to announce this year’s 2016 LA PRIDE Festival Arts and Culture program curated by Nathaly Charria and titled Cruising. This year’s exhibition will feature a collection of works from renowned LGBTQ artists TOM OF FINLAND, SETH BOGART and PEGGY NOLAND, JD SAMSON and DREW DENNY, LISS LAFLEUR, VAN JAZMIN, ONCH MOVEMENT, MILLIE BROWN,
and ZACKARY DRUCKER.

Details


West Hollywood, CA

June 4 - 26, 2016

Events: QUEER BIENNIAL II, YOOTH: Loss and Found

Queer Biennial
presents
QUEER BIENNIAL II, YOOTH:
LOSS AND FOUND

QUEER Biennial is an international survey focusing on current moments in OUT/QUEER/LGBTQ art and culture and will showcase emerging, mid-career, and established artists. Featured work includes installation, film, live performance, and historical documentation.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 19, 2016

Events: 25th Annual TOM's Bar 2016 at Faultline

Faultline
benefiting
TOM of Finland Foundation

25th Annual TOM's Bar 2016

Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 26, 2016

Events: Films @TOM House

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
&
Queer Biennial II, Yooth: Loss and Found

presents:

Antonio Da Silva Films New Work
and Bob Mizer Films
from the Tom of Finland Foundation Archives

Curated by Rubén Esparza & Stuart Sandford

Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 27 -
July 3, 2016


Events: Helsinki Pride and Eurogames Helsinki

HELSINKI PRIDE

Helsinki Pride is the biggest culture and human rights event in Finland. A theme week of gender and sexual minorities warmly welcoming everyone of all ages.

Details


Helsinki, Finland

June 29 -
July 2, 2016


Events: Helsinki Pride and Eurogames Helsinki

EUROGAMES HELSINKI 2016

Offering you the most professional sports events, as well as an interesting and memorable cultural and human rights program during the games..

Details


Helsinki, Finland

July 10, 2016

Life Drawing Sessions

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Session

Uninstructed Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

July 13, 2016

Events: Bruce LaBruce

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
Queer Biennial II, Yooth: Loss and Found

presents:
BRUCE LABRUCE

An Informal Conversation and Selected Shorts

TOM House welcomes internationally acclaimed filmmaker,
photographer, writer Bruce LaBruce.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

July 16, 2016

Los Angeles Band of Brothers presents RUSH - Saturday, July 16, 2016

Los Angeles Band of Brothers
presents
RUSH

Discover the depths of fraternity.
Pledging is only the beginning!

A Play Party for Men

Details


Los Angeles, CA

August 14, 2016

Life Drawing Sessions

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Session

Uninstructed Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

August 26 - 28, 2016

Events: Finlandization 30

MSC Finland - TOM's Club
& European Confederation of Motorcycle Clubs

presents
FINLANDIZATION 30

MSC Finland - Tom’s Club proudly invites you to celebrate our 40th anniversary in FINLANDIZATION 30th party. FINLANDIZATION 30 party weekend includes Mr Leather Europe contest and ECMC AGM on Saturday 27th of August.

Details


Helsinki, Finland

August 27, 2016

Events: The Living Theatre Presents Seven Meditations at Antebellum Gallery

Antebellum Gallery
presents
The Living Theatre's
Seven Meditations on Political
Sado-Masochism

A visceral examination of the social contract between the governed and the government, Seven Meditations was written after Malina and members of the company were imprisoned-and some tortured-by the Médici dictatorship in Brazil in 1973.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 8 - 18, 2016

Events: REX Verboten

Servicewerk Berlin
presents
REX Verboten

Before Mapplethorpe there was REX. Just as Tom of Finland realized and gave form to a new ideal of gay masculinity for the generation before him, REX prepared the way for Mapplethorpe and the modern fetish community.

He is the last of the legends from that era.

Details


Berlin, Germany

September 11, 2016

Life Drawing Sessions

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Session

Uninstructed Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 2 -
October 1, 2016


Events: Becoming Tom

Strut
presents
BECOMING TOM
An Intimate look at Tom of Finland’s Inspirations

Tom of Finland’s art has always brought us gay images as heroic God-like figures that have become a crucial historic part of the gay art world. In this exhibition, we will see a selection of source materials, which helped to serve as inspiration for some of his work.

Details


San Francisco, CA

October 1 - 2, 2016

Events: Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Art and Culture Festival 2016

Drawn. Printed. Bound.

Situated on a quiet street in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park, TOM House is the site where the artist Tom of Finland lived and worked for the last decade of his life, producing the erotic drawings for which he was internationally renowned.

Join us for this Once-A-Year Celebration of Tom of Finland Foundation, whose archives comprise the world’s largest repository of erotic art.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

November 13, 2016

Life Drawing Sessions

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Session

Uninstructed life drawing session limited to 30 artists.

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

November 30 -
December 4, 2016

Ed Ruscha, Desire, 2013

Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch
presents
Desire

Curated by Diana Widmaier-Picasso

Desire explores modern and contemporary approaches to eroticism in art. One of the very earliest and most fundamental artistic themes, eroticism has served to reflect the social mores and cultural values of different civilizations.

Featuring the entire series of panels from Tom of Finland's
classic story TV Repair (Kake vol. 11, 1972).

Details


Miami Beach, FL

December 11, 2016

Life Drawing Sessions

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Life Drawing Session

Uninstructed life drawing session limited to 30 artists.

Usually held on the second Sunday of each month. Beginner? Professional?
All are welcome. Reserve your spot and bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

December 17, 2016 -
June 4, 2017

Events: The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring

The Armand Hammer Foundation Gallery and
Petersen Automotive Museum

presents
The Unconventional Canvases of
Keith Haring

Running through June 4 at the foremost proponent of Southern Californian car culture, The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring is the first time that these five works have been shown together.

Details


Los Angeles, CA
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