Leslie Lohman Museum



Like most museums, our collections forge our essence. While we offer thematic exhibitions year round, we also maintain a substantial collection of art. Today there are more than 30,000 objects in our two collections, dating back to the 1600s. They are stored in five locations and professionally cataloged and preserved.


As with any museum, the Leslie-Lohman’s collections forms a major part of who we are. We maintain two separate collections—a Permanent Collection and a Study Collection—each stored and preserved in the same way, both devoted to honoring the Museum’s rich artistic and cultural heritage. It is our hope that these collections will reflect the entire LGBTQ experience. Today there are more than 30,000 objects in the Museum’s collections. You can search and view objects accessioned into our Permanent Collection using our DATABASE


View artist lectures, curator tours and other events that have been held at the Museum.

The Museum publishes art books, exhibition essays, a quarterly arts journal—The Archive, and also carries a variety of books and zines by other artists and publishers. Some publications are available for purchase, while others are available to be viewed and downloaded in PDF format.

From this page you can link to the online DATABASE of 1,654 images from the Museum's Permanent Collection.

From this page you can link to the online DATABASE of images and explore the collections, or find art, essays, articles, and other Museum information on our website.

You can utilize the Google Search engine to search exclusively within the pages of the Museum website


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