Arts & Culture Programs

Fine Art Galleries

The Fine Art Galleries at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center host art exhibits that celebrate LGBT artists and LGBT-themed art. Exhibits are professionally curated by Deborah Rabinsky. Each exhibit includes an artist reception and artist talk. The Fine Art Galleries are open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-6pm, and anytime there is a program at the Center.

The current exhibits feature four panels of The AIDS Memorial Quilt and photographs by Richard Begbie from his Resist series. To see the current exhibits outside of our regular hours, call us at 610-347-9988 to make an appointment. 

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Current exhibits include

  • February 9-March 6, 2017: Special exhibit featuring The AIDS Memorial Quilt
  • February 9-March 6, 2017: Photographs by Richard Begbie

 LGBT Library

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The LGBT Library at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center features more than 2,000 books, CDs and DVDs celebrating LGBT literature, history, community, and culture! The LGBT Library is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-6pm, and anytime there is a program at the Center.

Our collection includes:

  • Men's fiction
  • Women's fiction
  • Poetry & Plays
  • Young adult books
  • Books for children of LGBT families
  • Biographies & Memoirs
  • Other non-fiction
  • CDs by LGBT artists
  • DVDs
  • Documentaries

Community members are invited to borrow items from the library and LGBT authors are invited to donate copies of their books. Authors or publishers interested in donating a new book should mail a copy to: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, ATTN: Library, 522 West Maple Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Our library frequently hosts authors for book talks, book readings, and signings at the Center. For more information about library programs, contact Kathleen Kapila, Front Desk & Library Coordinator, at kathleen@bradburysullivancenter.org


LGBT Film Series

In partnership with ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks at Civic Theatre of Allentown, Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center produces an annual LGBT film series each Fall. Our goal is to celebrate LGBT lives, culture, history and art through new films that may not otherwise be screened in the Lehigh Valley.