Gerber/Hart will host the closing of our current exhibit on 1990s queer activism in Chicago, Q: Activism at the Margins of Identity, on Saturday, August 14 at 6:00 p.m. View the exhibit starting at 6:00 p.m. and join curators James Conley, Kurt Conley, Chase Ollis, Veronica Rodriguez, and Whit SaduskyContinue Reading

Donna Reed will joining Sylvester and Gloria Swanson in Gerber/Hart’s collection of LeeK’s bubbleheads. If you have or know of a bubblehead that might want to join them, please contact Gerber/Hart.Continue Reading

Two more rows of double-faced shelves have been added for the ever growing circulating collection. The 120 additional shelves will provide ample space for a number of years.Continue Reading

40 years ago, Gerber/Hart Library and Archives was founded. Since then, many things have changed, but the mission of Gerber/Hart has remained the same: to collect and preserve LGBTQ history in Chicago and the Midwest, and to make it accessible to all. History continues, as it always does, and theContinue Reading

A new online exhibit platform has been initiated. It currently has three exhibits: Chicago Lesbian and Gay History 1924-1978, Queer Zines, and Merchandise Catalogs. The platform can be accessed at or by clicking the “Online Exhibits” button in the above.Continue Reading