Due to the Mayor’s Advisory that went into effect November 16, we will only be open for Researchers by appointment. To make an appointment, please email info@gerberhart.org at least 24 hours before you plan to visit. Hours for appointments are Wednesdays and Thursday 6 pm to 9 pm, Fridays 12Continue Reading

The “Q: Activism on the Margins of Identity” exhibit, which opened in September 2020 and will run through March 2021, focuses on a new wave of advocacy that sweep through queer communities in Chicago and across the country in the 1990s. On Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 pm. there will beContinue Reading

The collections, services, and programming of Gerber/Hart are growing. Gerber/Hart will soon outgrow its current space. In view of this, a strategic plan has been developed and approved by the Board of Directors in August 2020. The strategic plan focuses on relocation to a larger space and the continued growthContinue Reading

The exhibit displays comics from a span of nearly 50 years, examining three themes in particular: style and identity, AIDS, and anger. The exhibit includes work from cartoonists like Alison Bechdel and Howard Cruse, as well as comics produced by government agencies and mainstream publishers. The exhibit is on displayContinue Reading

Pins have been used to make visible LGBTQ votes, for LGBTQ to show support of political campaigns and for LGBTQ candidates. A selection of get out the vote pins and candidate campaign pins are on display and go back to the 1984 Mondale/Ferrado presidential campaign and Gary Nepon’s 1978 runContinue Reading