The Modern Plague: Voices and Images of the Early AIDS Epidemic

When: Fri., Aug. 4, 6:30-9 p.m. 2017

Opening Night Exhibit by Kathy Yost Benham, Photographer Betsy Brinson, PhD, Public Historian Friday, August 4: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm RVA First Friday Event Gellman Room RVA Main Library (101 E. Franklin) Exhibit Closes August 29 The AIDS Crisis as we know it today arrived in 1981. With no known treatment at that time, over 60% of the newly diagnosed would be dead within two years. In the early years, AIDS created a shared journey of unimaginable serial deaths and grief. AIDS also forced us to step up, step out, and transform care, community, activism, and even the definition

Price: Free