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Come check out our summer exhibition, Cast of Characters, an immersive exhibition by Liz Collins

  The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center are proud to present Cast of Characters, a dramatic transformation of the Bureau by artist Liz Collins featuring a salon-style exhibition of portraits by over 95 LGBTQ artists.   Cast of Characters is on view from June 15 – September 16, 2018 [...]

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Wallpaper designed by Liz Collins, produced by 4Spaces
Portraits by:
top row: Shelley Marlow, Cassils, Lani Asuncion
middle row: Dietmar Busse, Martine Gutierrez, Zanele Muholi
Bottom row: Nao Bustamante, Hannah Barrett, Paula Allen

We did it!!! Thank You for Supporting Our Kickstarter Campaign for the Liz Collins Exhibition Cast of Characters

  Thank you to all who donated to our Kickstarter campaign for Cast of Characters!!! We exceeded our goal by over $200!!! We hope to see you at the Donors Preview and Reception on Thursday, June 14th, or at the Public Reception on Friday, June 15th! The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division and The Lesbian, [...]

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Check out the Bureau’s new video!

Click here to watch! Thanks to producer and director Gregory Warren Jr. of OutBytes Media, editor Anthony Scudese, cinematographer Anthony Phillips, sound operator Estafania Chavez, and all the lovely participants in this video:   Peter M. Cramer, Artist, Co-Founder of Allied Productions/Le Petit Versailles Claire Fleury, Costumer Jim Fouratt, History Maker from the Stonewall Rebellion [...]

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Summer exhibition: Policing Gender, Lorenzo Triburgo: June 8—September 10, 2017

  Policing Gender is an installation of photographs and audio created by artist Lorenzo Triburgo. The photographs in Policing Gender are abstract metaphors on absence and imprisonment and the audio component is a compilation of voices of LGBTQ prisoners with whom the artist has been writing on a long-term basis. Policing Gender will be on view at the Bureau from June [...]

Steady Mess FIAR

Steady Mess: Works from the 2016 Fire Island Artist Residency, 2/3/17—3/26/17

  Each year, the Fire Island Artist Residency receives over 400 applications to its free one month LGBTQ exclusive artist residency in Cherry Grove, on Fire Island. The five artists chosen for FIAR live and work in rental properties that become their studios, kitchens, and social spaces. While in residence, they are visited by celebrated figures in [...]