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Gerber/Hart fall benefit Sept. 12-13
2020-08-08

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The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives fall benefit—"Saving LGBTQ History: Archives in a Time of Activism"—will take place Sept. 12-13 at the venue, 6500 N. Clark St.

On those days, there will be a series of 90-minute salons ( 10-12 people each ) that will highlight Gerber/Hart's archives of activism. This will be an opportunity for intimate discussions on the current work and future of Gerber/Hart including the presentation of the new five-year strategic plan, a tour of the restricted stacks by the director, and a tour of the newly opened exhibit on queer activism in the 1990s by a curator.

Sparkling wine, sparkling water and wine, as well as light snacks, will be served during the salons.

Salon times will be 6 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12; and 100 a.m., noon, and 2, 4 and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13.

Recommended guidelines for gatherings and food service amid the COVID-19 pandemic will be followed. Unless guidelines are relaxed, all attendees will be required to wear face masks.

Visit gerberhart.org/3736 to purchase tickets.


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