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28th Apr 2023 - 26th Nov 2023
All Day
"Dreamy - Queer Imaginaries"
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
28th Apr 2023 - 29th Oct 2023
All Day
TOM OF FINLAND "Bold Journey"
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
8th Jul 2023 - 30th Sep 2023
All Day
"All Media 2023"
Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine CA
14th Sep 2023 - 30th Sep 2023
All Day
JONATHAN DAVID SMYTH "Around the House and in the Garden"
TOM House, Los Angeles California
29th Sep 2023 - 29th Oct 2023
All Day
"Houses of Tove Jansson"
Espace Daylight Paris, Paris
29th Sep 2023
All Day
Bardot Hollywood, Los Angeles CA
29th Sep 2023
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz
Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, Los Angeles CA
5th Oct 2023 - 30th Nov 2023
All Day
The Hollywood Columbarium at Hollywood Forever, Los Angeles CA
7th Oct 2023 - 8th Oct 2023
All Day
Tom of Finland Art & Culture Festival 2023 - Los Angeles
Soho Warehouse, Los Angeles CA
20th Oct 2023
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Swap Meat
Swap Lot, San Diego CA
20th Oct 2023
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
"Patpong Narcissus" screening
TOM House, Los Angeles California
26th Oct 2023
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tool Shed Kick-Off at Palm Springs Leather Pride
Tool Shed, Palm Springs CA
28th Oct 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gar Czar Cigar Social for Tom of Finland Foundation
Tool Shed, Palm Springs CA
4th Nov 2023
All Day
Tuff at Palm Springs Pride
Tool Shed, Palm Springs CA

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The Tom of Finland Art & Culture Festival Los Angeles is coming to DTLA! -     The Art & Culture Festival returns to Los Angeles, this time in DTLA's Arts District. Over the weekend of 7th-8th October, join Tom of Finland Foundation for our flagship Festival. This year, the celebration of Queer and erotic art will take place at the beautiful Soho Warehouse. Participating artists include Adam Dalton Blake, Rick Castro, Diego De Leon, DICKSCOVERIES, Rubén Esparza, Flaming Artist Press, Fuulsgold, Jacob Cruz Art, Steve MacIsaac, MisterOsborne, Nora Rachel, Llynx Rufus, Ad Schuring, S. M. Shifflett, and A Travesty, with vendors to include Folklore Salon & Barber and Peachy Kings. In addition to viewing,… ... View Article

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379946714 10228971995978965 8420338141353686096 n 500 Tom of Finland Foundation presents Felix D’Eon and Membership Drive -     An unforgettable evening of art, culture and camaraderie. This enchanting event during San Francisco Leather Week showcased over… ... View Article
Photos from the “Around the House and In the Garden” reception -     PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHAMP DANIELS Last Thursday evening saw the opening reception of JONATHAN DAVID SMYTH Around the House… ... View Article
Letting it all hang out -   READ. SHARE. SUBSCRIBE. ... View Article
You can’t beat this meat -     Tom of Finland Foundation is going down...south. Join us for Swap Meat, San Diego's favorite leather/gear vendor and… ... View Article
Gay history with AJ Sloan: The Tom of Finland Art & Cultural Festival 2023: GlobalSexual hits Los Angeles -     Mark your calendars, Los Angeles. The Tom of Finland Arts & Cultural Festival 2023: GlobalSexual is around the… ... View Article

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Tom of Finland is the artist name of Finnish Touko Laaksonen (1920, Kaarina – 1991, Helsinki). He signed his erotic work “Tom”, and when his drawings were first published in 1957, the now world-famous “Tom of Finland” was born. “Touko Laaksonen” was kept for family and colleagues; both friends and fans have always simply called him “Tom”.

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