Join us on Wednesday, February 8th, for a virtual book conversation with author Allen Ellenzweig about groundbreaking photographer George Platt Lynes. Allen will discuss his biography, George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye, with Professor James Polchin, author of Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall.Continue Reading


The Gerber/Hart Spring Booksale will take place on Saturday, February 11th, from 10 AM – 3:30 PM at 6500 N Clark Street! Will you be our bookish valentine? Join us for some steamy sales and support Chicago LGBTQ history! We’re leaning into the romance theme with some mystery date withContinue Reading

***Edited to include: due to the bad storm predicted, for the safety of our volunteers and staff Gerber/Hart will also be closed on Thursday December 22nd and Friday December 23rd*** Gerber/Hart will be closed on certain days in observance of the winter holidays. We will be closed on the followingContinue Reading

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

Observe AIDS Awareness month by joining guest speakers from the Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP) and the Gerber/Hart Library and Archives for a panel discussion about AIDS activism and organizing! This talk will feature archival material such as zines and comics that were created by and used by activists. Gerber/HartContinue Reading