Archives 101 poster

January 24, 2017 Get to learn about the Archives in a way few get to see! Guests will be welcomed at the CLGA and given an overview of the Archives, then divided into two groups for a more in-depth tour. Curators will be stationed throughout, highlighting treasures of the collections. Reception for both tour groups, with food and drink, to follow.

A Whale of a Time Poster

May 12, 2017: Support the CLGA through this event with the ROM! Enjoy a private guided tour of Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story and join a reception in c5 lounge. After, stay and explore the rest of the museum until closing. Entrance to Friday Night Live also included. A $4,000 value!

A Day at the Beach poster

June 4, 2017: Come join the CLGA with a picnic for 20 at Hanlan’s Point catered by à la Carte Kitchen Inc. Tour guide and storyteller extraordinaire Michael Kushnir will entertain guests with tales of Sunday Funday through the years. The tour will start at the ferry terminal, and although the party officially ends at 2pm you are encouraged to stay as long as you like! (Rain Date: June 11, 2017)

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A Look at Bisexual Representation in the Archives FULL STORY
A word from our new Executive Director. FULL STORY
All donations received by December 31, 2016 can be used on your 2016 taxes. FULL STORY

The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA) is the largest independent LGBTQ+ archives in the world. With a focus on Canadian content, the CLGA acquires, preserves and provides public access to information and archival materials in any medium.

By collecting and caring for important historical records, personal papers, unpublished documents, publications, audio-visual material, works of art, photographs, posters, and other artifacts, the CLGA is a trusted guardian of LGBTQ+ histories now and for generations to come.

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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Friday
34 Isabella Street, Toronto, ON 
NOTE TO RESEARCHERS: Some of our holdings are stored off site. Advanced notice is required to view these materials. Email us at queeries@clga.ca to find out when they will be available for you. We aim to respond to email inquiries within 48 hours.