Artists, Activists, And Historians To Participate In Visual Arts And The AIDS Epidemic At The Whitney

The Archives of American Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art present "Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic," an afternoon of conversations with artists, activists, and historians that will focus on artists' responses to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s and 1990s on Friday, July 13th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Whitney Museum of American Art, located at 99 Gansevoort Street (between Washington Street and West Street), Manhattan.

The series of discussions will examine the narratives of the AIDS epidemic, how artists responded, as well as lessons from AIDS activism. For a complete schedule of the day's events and list of speakers visit

The event is free, but guests must register online in advance at The event also will be livestreamed on the museum's YouTube page.

The program is organized in collaboration with the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art and is supported by The Keith Haring Foundation.

"Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic" is part of the Whitney Museum of American Art's year-round community programming that reinforces the Museum's commitment to serve a wide variety of audiences in celebration of the complexity and diversity of art and culture, as well as supporting artists themselves.

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