Illuminating Artifacts: Preserving Our Material Culture

Help us preserve, protect, and publicize our Art & Artifacts Collection.

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Help us preserve, protect, and publicize our Art & Artifacts Collection.

Fairy soap! Harvey's eyeglasses! The original designs for the Women's Building murals!

Want to know more? So do we!

Welcome to Illuminating Artifacts, a 33-day crowdfunding campaign launched at our 33rd anniversary celebration on March 16 to preserve the GLBT Historical Society's Art & Artifacts Collection. Sometimes poignant, often naughty and always emblematic of the diversity of the queer community, these materials need to be properly documented, stored and displayed.

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From Gilbert Baker's rhinestone tambourines to Sylvester's glove collection, from Phyllis Abry Kaplan's World War II scrapbooks to leather-clad teddy bears, the Art & Artifacts Collection contains thousands of banners, pins, buttons, costumes, sculptures, paintings, t-shirts, historic business signs, theatrical props, and everything in between.

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• Share this event page with friends, co-workers and family.
• Donate in any amount.
• Share this link http://glbthistory.org/artifacts.

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