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QT Noir Arts Festival

  • The Rotunda 4014 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)
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Come celebrate the brilliance of Black LGBTQ+ artists in Philly! QT Noir Arts Festival is a 2-day joy session for and by Black QT folks. The festival highlights visual art, performances, and vending by members of the community. Both days are free and open to the public, but we ask that you register in advance. The festival is made possible by a Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant, and sponsored in part by Wawa.

Our amazing MC for both days will be Lenee Voss.

Featured visual artists include:
Brian Bazemore
Harold Brown
Uriah Bussey
Petra Floyd
Darrell Ann Gane-McCalla
Malachi Lily
Nile Livingston
Nashay Jones
Rayla Meshawn
Kara Mshinda

Performances - Day 1 [February 2nd]:
Karen Smith [12:30p]
Nolwazi Monique [1:30p]
Marcuz Christopher James [2:30p]
Alex Smith [3:30p]
Essa Terick [4:30p]

With a set by Kilamanzego [5:00p]

Performances - Day 2 [February 3rd]:
Karen Smith [12:30p]
Shanel Edwards [1:30p]
LaTreice Branson [2:30p]
Ali B. Barbie [3:30p]
Icon Ebony Fierce [4:30p]

With a set by DJ Delish [5:00p]

Vendors include:
Alex Smith
Amalgam Comics
Aneesah's Sweets and Treats
Melissa Benbow
GrrlBlk
Joyce Hatton
The Starfruit Project
Two Minds Press
and more...



HIV/STI testing will also be available on-site.
The Rotunda is a wheelchair-accessible venue, with a wheelchair accessible bathroom.
If you are vision-impaired, please let us know and someone will personally give you a description tour through the visual art.

Earlier Event: February 1
Weak Link
Later Event: February 2
Plein Air, Plain Air, Plane Air