Leather Archives & Museum


Now showing in the GAG:  

Excavating Experience: The Presence of LGBTQ People of Color in Cook County, IL

Guest Artist Gallery

The Leather Archives & Museum is dedicated to the compilation, preservation, and maintenance of leather, kink, and fetish lifestyles. Our museum galleries serve to present educational and historical material to an adult audience. Our reading library and archive serve to support researchers and community members in accessing materials and documentation relevant to the history and culture of leather.

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The LA&M is is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.