AIDS Memorial Quilt on DisplayAIDS Memorial Quilt on Displayhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/111902/1259676000Founders Great Hall2009-12-01T09:00:002009-12-01T19:00:00
December 1,2009 9:00AM–7:00PM
Founders Great Hall
Ten blocks of panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display in Founders Great Hall from December 1-5, 2009. Viewing hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Founded in 1987, The AIDS Memorial Quilt is a poignant memorial, a powerful tool for use in preventing new HIV infections, and the largest ongoing community arts project in the world. Each "block" (or section) of The AIDS Memorial Quilt measures approximately twelve feet square, and a typical block consists of eight individual three foot by six foot panels sewn together.
Virtually every one of the more than 40,000 colorful panels that make up the Quilt memorializes the life of a person lost to AIDS.
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