KEEPING OUR STORIES ALIVE

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Temporary Closure

Temporary Closure

The ArQuives will be temporarily closed to the public and all volunteers to support Toronto’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. We will close from March 14, 2020 through April 6, 2020, at which time we will revisit the situation to consider extending the closure, as needed. As the number of immuno-compromised folks in… Continue Reading

Qaleidoscope Gala Postponed

Qaleidoscope Gala Postponed

In light of COVID-19, we are sadly postponing our March 28th Qaleidoscope Gala and we will connect with ticket holders once our action plan is developed. We want our vibrant community to remain healthy – and ready to dress up and dance when the time is right! Continue Reading

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with those protesting the police murder of George Floyd, anti-Black police brutality, and everyday state violence against Black, Indigenous people and all people of colour. Continue Reading

The Video Project

The Video Project

The following is an interview with Jonathan Brent, a Toronto-based filmmaker, content creator, videographer and ArQuives volunteer who joined the communications committee earlier in the year. Continue Reading

Out North

Out North

Three years in the making, Out North, An Archive of Queer Activism
and Kinship in Canada, published by The ArQuives and Figure.1 Publishing, is now available in bookstores across Canada. Continue Reading

We are hiring! YCW Archival Assistant

YCW Archival Assistant

The ArQuives is hiring an Archives Assistant (YCW) for a 12-week term, beginning June 22, 2020. The position will expose the student to a variety of archival situations designed to improve skills and allow the archives to improve public access to its rich holdings of LGBTQ2+ heritage. The successful applicant will create online archival exhibitions and if circumstances allow, to arrange & describe records, and assist with reference services. Continue Reading

Notice of 2019 AGM and Nomination to Board of Directors

Notice of 2019 AGM and Nomination to Board of Directors

The ArQuives (Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives) invites you to the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). When: Monday, June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm Where: The AGM will take place on Zoom due to COVID-19 Meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/95916408184?pwd=Y08zQzlhallrbE5nMDFqYTljQ1FCZz09 Meeting ID: 959-1640-8184 Meeting password: 526-425 Call in: +1 647 374 4685 Canada, +1 647 558 0588… Continue Reading

Temporary Closure

Temporary Closure

The ArQuives will be temporarily closed to the public and all volunteers to support Toronto’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. We will close from March 14, 2020 through April 6, 2020, at which time we will revisit the situation to consider extending the closure, as needed. As the number of immuno-compromised folks in… Continue Reading

Qaleidoscope Gala Postponed

Qaleidoscope Gala Postponed

In light of COVID-19, we are sadly postponing our March 28th Qaleidoscope Gala and we will connect with ticket holders once our action plan is developed. We want our vibrant community to remain healthy – and ready to dress up and dance when the time is right! Continue Reading

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CONTACT US


Telephone: 416-777-2755
Email: queeries@arquives.ca

Street Address:
34 Isabella Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 1N1

Mailing Address:
The ArQuives
P.O. Box 699
663A Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 1Z9

PUBLIC HOURS

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Friday

Please note that The ArQuives offices will be closed for winter holidays from December 21, 2019 to January 6, 2020. We will resume normal hours on January 7, 2020. All reference requests made to queeries@arquives.ca after December 12, 2019 will be answered in January 2020.

NOTE TO RESEARCHERS:

Some of our materials are stored off site. Before visiting the archives, please send us an email at queeries@arquives.ca listing in detail the topics and sources that you wish to consult and we will let you know when they will be available. We aim to respond to email inquiries within 4 business days.


The ArQuives is located on the lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Haudenosaunee, the Anishnaabe and the Huron-Wendat. Today, Toronto is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land. The ArQuives strives to gather the stories… Continue Reading