Featured events

7-9 September 2012
Brussels Games

Brussels Gay Sports will offer a weekend of fun and fairplay in the capital of Europe, with volleyball, swimming, badminton, and tennis, as well as fitness and hiking.

Learn more HERE.
26-28 October 2012
Bern, Switzerland

The success of the first edition of the QueergamesBern proved the need for an LGBT multisport event in Switzerland. This year will be even bigger, with badminton, bowling, running, walking, floorball.

Learn more HERE.
17-20 January 2013
Sin City Shootout
Las Vegas
The 7th Sin City Shootout will feature softball, ice hockey, tennis, wrestling, basketball, dodgeball, bodybuilding and basketball.

Learn more HERE.

13-16 June 2013
IGLFA Euro Cup
After this year's edition in Budapest at the EuroGames, the IGLFA Euro Cup heads to Dublin for 2013, hosted by the Dublin Devils and the Dublin Phoenix Tigers.

Learn more HERE.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Nine Day / 9 great museums in Cleveland+Akron

It's 9 April, so it's "Nine Day" on the Gay Games blog!

Cleveland and Akron and all of Northeast Ohio are looking forward to welcoming the world for Gay Games 9 in 2014.

Here are 9 great museums that await you when you come to the world's largest sport and culture festival open to all:

  1. Cleveland Institute of Art: Founded in 1882, The Cleveland Institute of Art is an independent college of art and design. CIA's Reinberger Galleries present an outstanding lineup of exhibitions.
  2. International Women's Air and Space Museum: Discover the achievements of women in aviation and space through exhibits that include an aerobatic plane and a hands-on mission control console.
  3. Great Lakes Science Center: Home to the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, hundreds of hands-on exhibits, a six-story OMNIMAX Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather.
  4. Cleveland Museum of Natural History: From dinosaurs to diamonds, the museum is a beautiful blend of traditional and interactive galleries related to history, art and the natural world.
  5. Akron Art Museum: The acclaimed new facility showcases regional, national and international art created since 1850. The collection ranges from American Impressionism to contemporary art. Special exhibitions present celebrated artists.
  6. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: Where else can you relive the soundtrack of your life? Over 50 exhibits, dynamic cinema presentations plus the largest single collection of rock and roll artifacts.
  7. Cleveland Museum of Art: One of the nation's most preeminent art museums, featuring 6,000 years of the world's great art and significant special exhibitions. The current expansion project is re-imagining the museum - visit soon and enjoy the most recently opened galleries on its campus!
  8. Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland: As Cleveland's forum for interpreting culture through contemporary visual art, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) connects visitors to the dynamic art and ideas of our time.
  9. Pro Football Hall of Fame: The names are revered. The plays forever etched in the collective memory of football fans everywhere. They are the giants of this game.

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