Posted November 26th, 2019 in Uncategorized.
During the holiday season, it can be difficult being around family–or not being around one’s family–due to orientation or identity. As we all know, life is hard on many different levels for members of the LGBTQIA community, but we have the opportunity to help our community and the less fortunate. The Frank Harr Foundation has […]
Posted November 24th, 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 November 23rd, 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 November 22nd, 2019 in Events ,News.
Mouths of Babes Theater Company (MoB) will present a staged reading of a new work-in-progress, A Remarkable Fraternity: A Play About the HIV/AIDS Crisis Past and Present at St. Jude’s Metropolitan Community Church. MoB Theatre, led by Artistic Director Trey Morehouse, is actively gathering oral histories about the epidemic for the creation of this new […]
Posted November 21st, 2019 in Events ,News.
Perry Smith and Michael Hanson will lead a drum circle at St. Stephen A.M.E. Church, 501 Red Cross st, Wilmington, NC. Program starts at 7 pm, doors open at 6:00 pm, the evening will include a reading of the more than 500 names of people represented in the Quilt panels that are in Wilmington. Four […]
Posted November 20th, 2019 in Events ,News.
As part of our Quilt Wilmington public tour, trolley rides are available to our downtown locations for a $10 donation. The trolley will leave St. Jude’s Metropolitan Community Church, 19 North 26th Street, at the top of the hour beginning at 10 and ending at 3. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Posted November 17th, 2019 in Uncategorized.
Please join us at Thalian Hall on Tuesday, December 3rd, at 4 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 30th, 2019 in Events ,News.
Join us at the CAM for a cocktail party to kick off two weeks of displaying the AIDS Quilt here in Wilmington! The Aids Awareness Project…Bringing the Quilt to Wilmington is a major initiative of The Frank Harr Foundation. 30+ panels of the quilt will be displayed over a two-week period in December 2019, kicking […]
Posted October 27th, 2019 in Events ,News.
Seeds of Healing, a local organization that provides HIV awareness and empowers affected women to self-manage their HIV medical care, will hold their annual Red Ribbon event with Dr. Sabrina T. Cherry, Assistant Professor of Public Health Studies at UNCW, delivering the keynote address. This event will also be held at the Cameron Art Museum. […]
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 […]