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In Search of the Glass Slipper

2/16/19 - 5/16/2019

Main Library

LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

What began with an invitation to a mid-’70s house party led to trusting friendships with a queer community in which personal expression, friendship and theater thrived. 

Focusing her lens on portraits and stories, Chester captures the lovers and flirts at a historic moment in a laissez-faire city. Curated from a series of roughly 400 photographs taken over the course of eight months, these images offer a view into the pre-AIDS era in San Francisco. In Search of the Glass Slipper recalls a unique moment in time and reveals the seldom seen.

Related event: Opening Reception, Thursday, February 28, 6:00–7:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Beth Brant Book Launch
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Zackary Drucker and Susan Stryker on April Dawn Alison
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:00 pm
SFMOMA Haas, Jr. Atrium ,
Letterform Lecture Series with John Stevens
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

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10 Years of the SFAC Galleries Passport Event
Through Thursday, January 2, 2020
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Gallery of Illustrious Queers
Through Thursday, January 16, 2020
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space
All That Glitters Is Not Gold:
Through Thursday, January 2, 2020
Main Library, San Francisco History Center