This calendar features upcoming Visual AIDS events and exhibitions, and those of our Artist Members and colleagues.

Ongoing Events

Feb

4

Through

Aug

24

Visual AIDS Recommends, Member Artist Exhibition

City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection

The first time exhibition of works from the expansive street art collection of Martin Wong.Martin Wong, an East Village artist and collector of graffiti art, amassed a treasure trove of hundreds of works on paper and canvas—in aerosol,...
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Feb

5

Through

May

7

Visual AIDS Recommends

GAY

GAY examines the cultural shift that has taken place in identity within the last decade by looking at the production of gay male artists of color from 2003-2013. Through paining, drawing, sculpture, video, performance and text, the artists in the...
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Feb

9

Through

May

18

Visual AIDS Recommends, Member Artist Exhibition

Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology

Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology at the Hammer Museum presents the first large-scale exhibition to explore intersections between strategies of appropriation and institutional critique in the work of American artists. Locating shared impulses among those artists who...
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Mar

9

Through

May

18

Exhibition

Michael David: Bearing Witness

Drawings at the heart of “Bearing Witness” were part of a series created by Michael David in response to the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s. First exhibited at the Massachusetts College of Art in 1989, this critically acclaimed show received...
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Mar

22

Through

Apr

26

Visual AIDS Recommends, Member Artist Exhibition

Eric Rhein - Natural World

Eric Rhein - Natural WorldCurated by John ParadisoMarch 22 - April 26, 2014Artist Reception:  March 22 from 5:30 - 8:00 PM Eric Rhein's body of work includes photography, mixed media sculptural constructions, and works on paper. His HIV status has significantly influenced his work,...
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Apr

3

Through

May

15

Member Artist Exhibition

Touching Strangers

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10-inch view camera, Renaldi...
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Apr

3

Through

May

22

Member Artist Exhibition

All The World’s a Stage

ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE, a group exhibition with Visual AIDS artist member, Benjamin Fredrickson, along with photographers Bear Kirkpatrick and Rachel Stern.Opening Reception: Thursday, April 3rd 6 - 8pm DANIEL COONEY FINE ARTHours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 - 6
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April

18

4:30 pm–6:30 pm

Visual AIDS Recommends

A Literary Reflection on the House and Ballroom Scene

Visual AIDS suggests you should attend A Literary Reflection on the House and Ballroom Scene. Authors of recently published books from and about the House and Ballroom Scene converse: Dominique Jackson, entertainer and model, Gerard Gaskin, photographer, Douglas Says, designer,...
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May 2014

May

9

6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Visual AIDS Event

Play Smart Together: HIV Criminalization Teach-in // Condom Packing

Do you know about HIV Criminalization? Want to learn more? Need help talking about HIV Criminalization with your friends and family? At the invitation and with the participation of GLOBE (the Brooklyn LGBTQ Justice Project of Make the Road NY),...
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May

12

6:00 pm–9:00 pm

Visual AIDS Event

VAVA honoring Bureau (Marlene McCarty & Donald Moffett), Dr. Brian Saltzman and Kia Michelle Benbow

VAVA VOOM The 9th Annual Visual AIDS Vanguard Awards & Spring GalaHonoring: Bureau (Marlene McCarty & Donald Moffett), Dr. Brian Saltzman, and Kia Michelle Benbow (Kia LaBeija)  Performances by:   John Kelly, House of LaBeija + Special Guest  Hosted...
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