exhibitions

Click on the title of an exhibition for more information.

Main Gallery

Queer Past Becomes Present

Permanent Exhibition

Our permanent exhibition at the GLBT Historical Society Museum showcases photos, documents and artifacts telling the amazing stories of over a century of everyday queer life among the diverse populations of San Francisco. For more information, click here.

Front Gallery

June 7 – October 20, 2019

Chosen Familias: LGBTQ Latinx Stories

“Chosen Familias” examines queer Latinx stories by documenting real-time, real-life Latinx relationships.

Community Gallery

May 16 – October 20, 2019

The Mayor of Folsom Street: The Life and Legacy of Alan Selby

This exhibition recounts the story of “Daddy” Alan Selby, the founder of the iconic South of Market leather and kink emporium Mr. S Leather, within the context of a changing SoMa neighborhood and the emergence of a distinct leather and kink cult


Banner photo: Dave Earl, Entance to the Main Gallery of the GLBT Historical Society Museum.