Past exhibitions

Promotion poster for the CLGA exhibition, "Libraries"
Works concerned with classification and normalization of the body, and of beauty in unexpected places.
Date of exhibition:
Friday, October 26, 2012 to Monday, December 3, 2012
Image of four buttons.
In Pushing Buttons, the online is brought into the physical – space and content are reimagined
Date of exhibition:
Friday, September 28, 2012 to Monday, October 22, 2012
image for At the Same Time
Three takes on living as couples, here, there, and there.
Date of exhibition:
Friday, August 10, 2012 to Monday, September 24, 2012
Public Sins / Private Desires: Tracing Lesbian Lives in the Archives, 1950 - 1980
Public Sins/Private Desires, celebrates the 20th anniversary of Lynne Fernie and Aerlyn Weissman’s 1992 documentary, Forbidden Love: Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives and examines the contradictions, tensions and victories in the daily lives of lesbians
Date of exhibition:
Friday, June 22, 2012 to Monday, August 6, 2012
poster of Looking Forward Looking Back exhibit
A retrospective with a twist, Looking Back / Looking Forward looks back to the first exhibition of the cLGA national portrait collection (npc) in 1998, on the 25th anniversary of the founding of the CLGA.
Date of exhibition:
Friday, May 11, 2012 to Monday, June 11, 2012
Photo for Lezcon, an exhibit at th Archives
Where is the lesbian content? Artist, Onya Hogan-Finlay, presents an explorative and humorous exhibition that unearths lesbian representation in the CLGA.
Date of exhibition:
Friday, January 20, 2012 to Tuesday, April 10, 2012
image for Switch
Date of exhibition:
Thursday, January 13, 2011 to Thursday, February 24, 2011
image for Sexy SmART
The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives Gallery is proud to present Sexy SmART: Women of Beauty and Substance, an exhibition of the photography series behind the Heterosexuals for Same Sex Equality’s (HSSE) 2011 Calendar.
Date of exhibition:
Thursday, December 9, 2010 to Friday, January 7, 2011
image for Vintage Blue for Nuit Blanche
Date of exhibition:
Saturday, October 2, 2010
CENSORED LIVES: Suppression, resistance and free speech
Date of exhibition:
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 to Wednesday, September 1, 2010


National Portrait Collection