Jim Wigler Art at The Academy

On Wednesday of Dore week, July 26, 2023, The Academy SF will hold an art showcase, reception, and silent auction celebrating the work of renowned photographer Jim Wigler, well-known especially for his work in “Drummer” Magazine.

The exhibit features images from a photo shoot at The Academy’s location during the early 1980s, plus a selection of Jim’s other work featuring gay men of San Francisco during his storied career.

The reception and auction will happen from 6 to 9 pm on July 26, at The Academy SF, 2166 Market Street.  Admission is $10; free for Academy SF members.  Leather attire is welcome.

The proceeds from the auction will benefit the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District in San Francisco, and the Leather Archives & Museum in Chicago.

Pre-register, and learn more about Jim’s life and work, here.