Posted October 29th, 2019 in Events ,News.
The Frank Harr Foundation is honored to be bringing The AIDS Memorial Quilt to Wilmington November 30th through December 15th. During this two-week event, some 30 plus panels of The Quilt will be displayed at select venues in our community with speakers, educational workshops, and social gatherings hosted to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS. In […]
Posted October 28th, 2019 in Events ,News.
You don’t have to be an artist or sewing expert to create a moving personal tribute remembering a life lost to AIDS, but you do have to make a panel in order to add a name to The Quilt. Panels might be created using paint, needlework, iron-on transfers, quilted, handmade appliqués, etc. Any remembrance is […]
Posted October 27th, 2019 in Events ,News.
We are actively seeking docents for all venues of our AIDS Awareness Project: Bringing the Quilt to Wilmington. The Quilt has redefined the tradition of quilt-making in response to contemporary circumstances. A memorial, a tool for education and a work of art, the Quilt is a unique creation, an uncommon and uplifting response to the […]
Posted October 26th, 2019 in Events.
Emmy Winning Daresha Kyi’s, Mama Bears the Documentary, will be screened for free at the Frank Harr Foundation offices on Thursday, November 14th at 6:30 pm. Mama Bears is a feature-length documentary that explores the many ways in which the lives of conservative, Christian mothers are impacted and utterly transformed when they decide to affirm […]
Posted October 24th, 2019 in Events.
SAGE Table events bring together people of all ages at hundreds of tables across the world to share a meal and conversation. The transformative relationships formed around a SAGE Table can alleviate social isolation and its consequences. Through community building that begins at the SAGE Table, we’ll tackle the problem of loneliness that affects so […]
Posted October 15th, 2019 in Uncategorized.
Please join us at Thalian Hall on Tuesday, December 3rd, at 7 pm for a screening of the film, The Last One. Now more than 50 miles long were it to be laid out end-to-end, The AIDS Memorial Quilt is too large to display in any one location. Yet, even at this size, it does […]
Posted October 2nd, 2019 in Events.
Remember their names… In June of 1987, a small group of strangers gathered in a San Francisco storefront to document the lives they feared history would neglect. Repurposing the tradition of quilt-making, the AIDS Memorial Quilt reveals the humanity behind the statistics, serves as a visual memorial to the tragic loss of human life, and […]