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

What a year this has been! A pandemic that has taken so many lives and disrupted our social routines. A deeply divisive election campaign. The continuing exposure of police violence, especially against African Americans. The immediacy and emotional toll of these events can make it seem as if we areContinue 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. Emerging as an outgrowth of the AIDS pandemic andContinue Reading

Emerging as an outgrowth of the AIDS pandemic and the activism it brought forth, the 1990s saw a new wave of advocacy sweep through queer communities in Chicago and across the country. Political hostility, gay-for-pay media representation, and ongoing threats of physical violence pushed queer identities to the margins ofContinue 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