Gerber/Hart’s newest exhibit, Art from the Archives, opened on Friday, October 13th, at This Archive is Queer: The Gerber/Hart Fall Benefit. Celebrating art inspired by people and stories from Chicago queer history, this exhibit features four artists whose work was directly inspired from materials held in Gerber/Hart’s collections, including printContinue Reading

Join Read & Run Chicago and Gerber/Hart Library and Archives at Third Space Chicago for an exciting event featuring an in-person Q&A with the incredible author Rebecca Makkai. This 3-mile route inspired by The Great Believers, will feature LGBTQ elders and activists, including journalist, author, and publisher Tracy Baim, historianContinue Reading

Join us on Wednesday, October 4th, at 6:30 PM for an author conversation with Owen Keehnen and Rick Karlin! Owen will be discussing his new book, Man’s Country: More than a Bathhouse, and Rick will be discussing his 2022 book co-authored with St Sukie de la Croix, Last Call Chicago:Continue Reading

Friday, October 13, 2023 at 7PM Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N Clark Please join us as we celebrate a transformational year for Gerber/Hart, and premiere our new exhibit “Art from the Archives”! This exhibit will feature the work of Jose Luis Benavides and Amanda Cervantes (inspired by the Amigas Latinas collection),Continue Reading

Since 2020 Jose Luis Benavides and Amanda Cervantes have investigated the Amigas Latinas archive held at Gerber/Hart! With generous support from 3Arts’ Ignite Fund grant, Luis and Amanda have created a beautiful exhibition, Amigas Latinas Forever, with original artworks responding to the archive. Join the Chicago Public Library for anContinue Reading