Friday, June 3, 2016

Summer Social: Queerest Library Ever Curator Talk with Jim Van Buskirk on Tuesday, June 28

Tommy's Place, circa 1952. LGBTQIA Center, SF Public Library
Tommy's Place, circa 1952. Grace Miller Papers, LGBTQIA Center, SF Public Library 

ARLIS/NA members and future members are invited --

Please join us on Tuesday, June 28 from 6-8 PM for Queerest.Library.Ever. gallery talk 
with curator Jim Van Buskirk* 

Main Library, San Francisco Public Library

6:00 - 6:45 -- meet in the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center - 3rd Floor
Exhibition “Hormel at 20” + wine and nibbles mingle

6:45 - 7:45 -- proceed to Jewett Gallery for “Celebrating The Past/Creating The Future” 
with Jim's gallery talk 

*Jim Van Buskirk is former Chair of the ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter and founding member of the Gay and Lesbian Interests Round Tables of both California Library Association (CLA) and ARLIS/NA. Some of Jim's publications include Gay by the Bay: A History of Queer Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area (Chronicle Books, 1996) co-authored with Susan Stryker, which was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award and Celluloid San Francisco: The Film Lover’s Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations (Chicago Review Press, 2006) co-authored with Will Shank. 

Birthday party, circa 1960s. Eddie Van Papers, LGBTIA Center, SF Public Library