Your Year-End Giving is Matched 2022 has been a year of renewal at Gerber/Hart, and one of our most dedicated supporters has not only renewed but increased their commitment with an extraordinary $10,000 matching challenge. That means that now through Dec 31, the impact of anything you donate will be doubled!Continue Reading

Pink box with black censor lines at top and bottom, reading De-Coded, July 23rd, at 6 PM.

Join us for a very special exhibit opening of Gerber/Hart’s newest exhibit! De-Coded: Surviving the Law as a Sexual Deviant opens on Saturday, July 23rd, at 6 PM! Join curators Anna Mason, Whit Sadusky, and Jess Smoot along with historian Owen Keehnen and Yale doctoral candidate Kate Redburn for aContinue Reading

For 40 years, Gerber/Hart has been the place to bring together, preserve, and make accessible the pieces of history for enabling research, presentation, and discovery of LGBTQ history in the Midwest. As Gerber/Hart continues to grow in its collections, services, and programming, it also needs to grow in the financialContinue Reading

November 29, 2022 is Giving Tuesday! The Archives of Gerber/Hart are so much more than stacks of boxes in climate-controlled rooms. Every box—and there over a thousand—contains the stories, ideas, quirks, research, and ephemera that encapsulate the lives and works of hundreds of LGBTQ people from Chicago and the Midwest.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