208 W 13 St
New York, NY 10011

Building Hours

9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Arts & Advocacy

For over 30 years The Center has served as a hub for LGBTQ culture. From arts and entertainment to community organizing and advocacy, The Center has been a space for LGBTQ people to connect, organize and find community as well as a catalyst for progressive social change.


Arts & Culture

The Center is a cultural center for the LGBTQ community, offering a wide variety of arts and entertainment events and showcasing original work by artists including Keith Haring and David LaChapelle. The Center is also home to an extensive LGBTQ history archive, lending library and The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division, a queer bookstore and cultural space.

Whether events, literature, performances or history, The Center has something for everyone looking for LGBTQ arts and culture.

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The Center is a hub for LGBTQ community organizing and innovation, a catalyst for progressive social change and a provider of critical services for the LGBTQ community. Our work is grounded in creating a strategic policy agenda with benchmarks for achieving success including policy analysis, forums and enforcement efforts covering the issues that most impact New York's LGBTQ community.

Find out more about The Center's advocacy efforts and how you can take action. 

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