208 W 13 St
New York, NY 10011

Building Hours

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


The Center is your cultural home base, and has been at the heart of New York City’s LGBT community since our earliest days. From our long-running Second Tuesday lecture series to premieres, panels and performances, we attract notable public figures from the arts, politics and academia to create, connect and celebrate with you.

Visit us and see all that we have to offer.

For avid arts and culture enthusiasts, learn more about volunteering at Center arts and culture events.

Center arts and cultural programs are made possible by a grant from The Kors Le Pere Foundation.


Center Stage Presents The View UpStairs
February 1, 2017
7 p.m.

Join us for a sneak peek of "The View UpStairs" by Max Vernon, a provocative new musical that pulls you inside the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant '70s gay bar in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Second Tuesday Presents David France
February 14, 2017
7 p.m.

A riveting telling of the story of a grassroots movement of activists. Author France, in his richly detailed book "How to Survive a Plague," illuminates the lives of a small group of men and women who seized upon scientific research to help develop the drugs that turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease.

NewFest at The Center Presents Kings, Queens & In-Betweens
February 15, 2017
7 p.m.

Inviting viewers into a conversation about the distinct and important differences between gender, sex and sexuality, "Kings, Queens & In-Betweens" makes a complex subject approachable for mainstream audiences.

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